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Central African Republic

The Central African Republic (CAR; Sango: Ködörösêse tî Bêafrîka; French: République centrafricaine, RCA; French: [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 DR 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). As of 2018, it had an estimated population of around 4.7 million. 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 France in 1960, the Cent... [More]
  • Last : 56,995.05
  • High : 56,995.05
  • Low : 56,910.86
  • Max Fluctuation : 138.77
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.35%
  • Open : 56,934.76
  • Time : 00:30:32
  • Yesterday : 57,015.63
  • Change % : 0.04%
  • Change : 20.58
  • Last : 1,768.62
  • High : 1,769.21
  • Low : 1,768.55
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.6
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.02%
  • Open : 1,769.06
  • Time : 00:30:49
  • Yesterday : 1,768.96
  • Change % : 0.02%
  • Change : 0.34
  • Last : 66.86
  • High : 66.97
  • Low : 66.81
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.13
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.84%
  • Open : 66.92
  • Time : 00:30:49
  • Yesterday : 66.97
  • Change % : 0.16%
  • Change : 0.11
  • Last : 0.885
  • High : 0.885
  • Low : 0.8848
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.8848
  • Time : 00:30:26
  • Yesterday : 0.8848
  • 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 Oct 11478 0 : 11518 Daily
Coronavirus Deaths
0 21 Oct 99 0 : 100 Daily
Coronavirus Recovered
0 21 Oct 7039 0 : 7041 Daily
Corruption Index
0 20 Dec 25 20 : 26 Yearly
Corruption Rank
0 20 Dec 153 130 : 162 Yearly
Credit Rating
0 : Monthly
Currency
561.17 21 Oct 565 407 : 795 Daily
Current Account
-81.70 19 Dec -105 -148 : -7.6 Yearly
Current Account to GDP
-5.70 20 Dec -5 -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
2.30 20 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
928.59 20 Dec 945 823 : 1300 Yearly
GDP per capita
377.53 20 Dec 384 334 : 643 Yearly
Gold Reserves
0 19 Mar 0 0 : 0.35 Quarterly
Government Budget
-3.00 20 Dec -2.4 -6.8 : 9 Yearly
Government Debt to GDP
44.90 20 Dec 47.2 21.1 : 97.4 Yearly Dec/20
IP Addresses
0 17 Mar 556 309 : 827 Quarterly
Imports
0 14 Jun 20.8 11 : 86.4 Quarterly CFA Franc Billion
Inflation Rate
4.78 20 Dec 3.59 -10.67 : 51.73 Monthly
Interest Rate
3.25 21 Sep 3.25 2.45 : 4.25 Daily
Internet Speed
0 17 Mar 990 73.03 : 1445 Quarterly
Military Expenditure
0 20 Dec 41 29 : 93.2 Yearly
Population
4.83 20 Dec 4.7 1.5 : 4.83 Yearly
Sales Tax Rate
19.00 20 Dec 19 19 : 19 Yearly
Terrorism Index
0 19 Dec 6.62 0 : 6.72 Yearly
Unemployment Rate
4.30 20 Dec 4 4 : 4.5 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 561.17 567 570 574 563 580
Current Account -81.70 -180 -180 -180 -180 -200
Current Account to GDP -5.70 -5.1 -5.1 -5.1 -5.3 -5.1
Deposit Interest Rate 2.45 2.45 2.45 1.9 1.9 1.9 %
GDP 2.30 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4
GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.00 2.8 2.8 2.8 1.3 2.8
GDP Per Capita Ppp 928.59 860 860 890 860 890
GDP per capita 377.53 382 382 382 382 386
Government Budget -3.00 -2.3 -2.3 -2.3 -2.7 -2.3
Government Debt to GDP 44.90 40 40 40 43 40 Dec/20
Inflation Rate 4.78 4.5 4 3 6 3
Interest Rate 3.25 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.25 3.5
Population 4.83 4.88 4.88 4.88 4.88 4.95
Sales Tax Rate 19.00 19 19 19 19 19
Unemployment Rate 4.30 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3