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Central African Republic

The Central African Republic (CAR; Sango: Ködörösêse tî Bêafrîka; French: République centrafricaine (RCA) 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 southeast, 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 2021, 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 F... [More]
  • Last : 40,614.6
  • High : 43,489.6
  • Low : 40,171.4
  • Max Fluctuation : 650.7
  • Max Fluctuation % : 6.53%
  • Open : 43,279.9
  • Time : 07:47:25
  • Yesterday : 42,946.8
  • Change % : 5.74%
  • Change : 2,332.2
  • Last : 1,867.65
  • High : 1,871.31
  • Low : 1,865.06
  • Max Fluctuation : 1.02
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.01%
  • Open : 1,869.88
  • Time : 07:47:53
  • Yesterday : 1,869.82
  • Change % : 0.12%
  • Change : 2.17
  • Last : 64.59
  • High : 65.61
  • Low : 64.59
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.13
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.85%
  • Open : 65.61
  • Time : 07:45:54
  • Yesterday : 65.64
  • Change % : 1.63%
  • Change : 1.05
  • Last : 0.8182
  • High : 0.8185
  • Low : 0.8177
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.818
  • Time : 07:47:10
  • Yesterday : 0.818
  • Change % : 0.02%
  • Change : 0.0002

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

Coronavirus Cases

0 21 May 6674 0 : 6866 Daily May/21

Coronavirus Deaths

0 21 May 93 0 : 95 Daily May/21

Coronavirus Recovered

0 21 May 5659 0 : 6289 Daily May/21

Corruption Index

0 20 Dec 25 20 : 26 Yearly

Corruption Rank

0 20 Dec 153 130 : 162 Yearly

Credit Rating

0 : Monthly

Currency

531.60 21 May 534 407 : 795 Daily

Current Account

-81.70 19 Dec -105 -148 : -7.6 Yearly

Current Account to GDP

-5.20 19 Dec -8.3 -10.2 : -0.6 Yearly Dec/19

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

2.22 19 Dec 2.22 0.11 : 2.51 Yearly

GDP Annual Growth Rate

0.00 20 Dec 4.7 -36.4 : 9.48 Yearly

GDP Per Capita Ppp

944.90 19 Dec 933 823 : 1300 Yearly

GDP per capita

384.10 19 Dec 379 334 : 644 Yearly

Gold Reserves

0 19 Mar 0 0 : 0.35 Quarterly

Government Budget

-2.40 19 Dec -2.1 -6.8 : 9 Yearly

Government Debt to GDP

47.20 19 Dec 50 21.1 : 97.4 Yearly Dec/19

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 556 309 : 827 Quarterly

Imports

0 14 Jun 20.8 11 : 86.4 Quarterly CFA Franc Billion

Inflation Rate

1.90 20 Sep 2.7 -10.67 : 51.73 Monthly Sep/20

Interest Rate

3.25 21 Apr 3.25 2.45 : 4.25 Daily Apr/21

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 990 73.03 : 1445 Quarterly

Military Expenditure

0 19 Dec 30.5 29.5 : 95.4 Yearly

Population

4.70 19 Dec 4.67 1.5 : 4.7 Yearly Dec/19

Sales Tax Rate

19.00 20 Dec 19 19 : 19 Yearly

Terrorism Index

0 19 Dec 6.62 0 : 6.72 Yearly

Unemployment Rate

6.50 19 Dec 6.5 6.4 : 7.7 Yearly Dec/19
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 531.60 546 553 559 539 573
Current Account -81.70 -180 -180 -180 -180 -200
Current Account to GDP -5.20 -6.8 -6.8 -6.8 -6.8 -6.8 Dec/19
Deposit Interest Rate 2.45 2.45 2.45 1.9 1.9 1.9 %
GDP 2.22 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.6
GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.00 3.3 3.3 5 3.3 5
GDP Per Capita Ppp 944.90 860 860 860 860 890
GDP per capita 384.10 382 382 382 382 386
Government Budget -2.40 -3.8 -3.8 -3.8 -3.8 -3.5
Government Debt to GDP 47.20 44 44 44 44 41 Dec/19
Inflation Rate 1.90 2.5 2.5 3 2.5 3 Sep/20
Interest Rate 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 Apr/21
Population 4.70 4.86 4.88 4.88 4.86 4.95 Dec/19
Sales Tax Rate 19.00 19 19 19 19 19
Unemployment Rate 6.50 6.7 6.7 6.6 6.7 6.6 Dec/19