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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 2020, 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 : 19,136.3
  • High : 19,165.1
  • Low : 18,517.6
  • Max Fluctuation : 74.9
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.55%
  • Open : 18,924.9
  • Time : 18:38:55
  • Yesterday : 18,926.4
  • Change % : 1.11%
  • Change : 209.9
  • Last : 1,837.32
  • High : 1,839.27
  • Low : 1,835.69
  • Max Fluctuation : 1.54
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0%
  • Open : 1,837.12
  • Time : 01:30:14
  • Yesterday : 1,836.85
  • Change % : 0.03%
  • Change : 0.47
  • Last : 46.09
  • High : 46.14
  • Low : 46
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.04
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.02%
  • Open : 46
  • Time : 01:29:53
  • Yesterday : 45.99
  • Change % : 0.22%
  • Change : 0.1
  • Last : 0.8252
  • High : 0.8258
  • Low : 0.8243
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.8243
  • Time : 01:43:06
  • Yesterday : 0.8239
  • Change % : 0.16%
  • Change : 0.0013

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 20 Nov 4911 0 : 4913 Daily Dec/20

Coronavirus Deaths

0 20 Nov 62 0 : 63 Daily Dec/20

Coronavirus Recovered

0 20 Nov 4817 0 : 4826 Daily Dec/20

Corruption Index

0 19 Dec 26 20 : 26 Yearly

Corruption Rank

0 19 Dec 149 130 : 162 Yearly

Credit Rating

0 : Monthly

Currency

541.34 20 Nov 547 407 : 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

4.50 19 Dec 3.8 -37 : 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 0.4 -6.3 : 9 Yearly

Government Debt to GDP

48.50 18 Dec 52.9 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

0.44 20 Dec 3 -10.67 : 51.73 Yearly Dec/20

Interest Rate

3.25 20 Oct 3.25 2.45 : 4.25 Daily Oct/20

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 990 73.03 : 1445 Quarterly

Military Expenditure

0 18 Dec 28 28 : 89 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 18 Dec 6.72 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 541.34 561 568 575 554 589
Current Account -81.70 -180 -180 -180 -175 -180
Current Account to GDP -5.20 -6.8 -6.8 -6.8 -7 -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 1.8 2.1
GDP Annual Growth Rate 4.50 3 3 3 -2 3
GDP Per Capita Ppp 944.90 860 860 860 835 860
GDP per capita 384.10 382 382 382 370 382
Government Budget 2.40 -3.8 -3.8 -3.8 -5 -3.8
Government Debt to GDP 48.50 50 50 50 70 50 Dec/19
Inflation Rate 0.44 2.5 2.5 2.5 0.4 2.5 Dec/20
Interest Rate 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25 Oct/20
Population 4.70 4.86 4.86 4.86 4.81 4.88 Dec/19
Sales Tax Rate 19.00 19 19 19 19 19
Unemployment Rate 6.50 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.9 6.7 Dec/19