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Central African Republic

Central African Republic

The Central African Republic (CAR; Sango: Ködörösêse tî Bêafrîka; French: République centrafricaine pronounced [ʁepyblik sɑ̃tʁafʁikɛn], or Centrafrique [sɑ̃tʁafʁik]) is a landlocked country in Central Africa. It is bordered by Chad to the north, Sudan to the northeast, South Sudan to the east, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the south, the Republic of the Congo to the southwest and Cameroon to the west. The CAR covers a land area of about 620,000 square kilometres (240,000 sq mi) and had an estimated population of around 4.7 million as of 2018. As of 2019, the CAR is the scene of a civil war, ongoing since 2012.Most of the CAR consists of Sudano-Guinean savannas, but the country also includes a Sahelo-Sudanian zone in the north and an equatorial forest zone in the south. Two thirds of the country is within the Ubangi River basin (which flows into the Congo), while the remaining third lies in the basin of the Chari, which flows into Lake Chad. What is today the Central African Republic has been inhabited for millennia; however, the country's current borders were established by France, which ruled the country as a colony starting in the late 19th century. After gaining independence from France in 19... [More]
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  • Time : 15:32:45
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  • Change % : -100%
  • Change : 10
  • Last : 1,475.76
  • High : 1,476.7
  • Low : 1,474.64
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  • Time : 14 December
  • Yesterday : 1,475.76
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  • Last : 59.98
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  • Open : 59.98
  • Time : 13:33:16
  • Yesterday : 59.77
  • Change % : 0.35%
  • Change : 0.21
  • Last : 0.8993
  • High : 0.9
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  • Time : 14 December
  • Yesterday : 0.8993
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Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

-29.80 14 Jun -18.4 -29.8 : 31.1 Quarterly CFA Franc Billion

Corruption Index

0 18 Dec 23 20 : 26 Yearly Points

Corruption Rank

0 18 Dec 156 130 : 162 Yearly

Credit Rating

0 : Monthly

Currency

589.78 19 Dec 583 407 : 795 Daily

Current Account

0 16 Dec -64 -100 : -7.6 Yearly CFA Franc Billion

Current Account to GDP

-8.30 18 Dec -9.4 -10.2 : -0.6 Yearly %

Deposit Interest Rate

2.45 17 Dec 2.45 2.45 : 8.08 Yearly %

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 183 182 : 188 Yearly

Exports

0 14 Jun 2.4 1.7 : 114 Quarterly CFA Franc Billion

GDP

2.38 18 Dec 2.17 0.11 : 2.51 Yearly USD Billion

GDP Annual Growth Rate

4.30 18 Dec 4 -37 : 9.48 Yearly %

GDP Per Capita Ppp

774.70 18 Dec 754 677 : 1063 Yearly USD

GDP per capita

384.80 18 Dec 374 336 : 643 Yearly USD

Gold Reserves

0 19 Mar 0 0 : 0.35 Quarterly Tonnes

Government Budget

1.00 18 Dec -1.5 -6.3 : 9 Yearly %

Government Debt to GDP

48.50 18 Dec 52.9 21.1 : 97.4 Yearly %

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 556 309 : 827 Quarterly IP

Imports

0 14 Jun 20.8 11 : 86.4 Quarterly CFA Franc Billion

Inflation Rate

0 18 Dec 4.1 -10.67 : 51.73 Yearly %

Interest Rate

3.50 19 Nov 3.5 2.45 : 4.25 Daily %

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 990 73.03 : 1445 Quarterly KBps

Military Expenditure

0 18 Dec 28 28 : 89 Yearly

Population

0 18 Dec 4.6 1.5 : 4.67 Yearly million

Sales Tax Rate

19.00 18 Dec 19 19 : 19 Yearly %

Terrorism Index

0 18 Dec 6.72 0 : 6.72 Yearly

Unemployment Rate

6.50 18 Dec 6.4 6.4 : 7.7 Yearly %
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade -29.80 -25.68 -25.68 -25.68 -25.68 -25.69 CFA Franc Billion
Currency 589.78 602 609 615 596 629
Current Account to GDP -8.30 -7 -7 -7 -7.3 -7 %
Deposit Interest Rate 2.45 2.45 2.45 1.95 2.45 1.95 %
GDP 2.38 2.45 2.45 2.45 2.3 2.45 USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate 4.30 5 5 5 4.7 5 %
GDP Per Capita Ppp 774.70 805 805 805 795 805 USD
GDP per capita 384.80 395 395 395 380 395 USD
Government Budget 1.00 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.8 0.3 %
Government Debt to GDP 48.50 40 40 40 44.2 40 %
Interest Rate 3.50 3.5 3.5 3 3.5 3 %
Sales Tax Rate 19.00 19 19 19 19 19 %
Unemployment Rate 6.50 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.5 6.4 %