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Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau ( (listen); Portuguese: Guiné-Bissau, Fula: 𞤘𞤭𞤲𞤫 𞤄𞤭𞤧𞤢𞥄𞤱𞤮 Gine-Bisaawo, Mandinka: ߖߌߣߍ ߺ ߓߌߛߊߥߏ߫ Gine-Bisawo), officially the Republic of Guinea-Bissau (Portuguese: República da Guiné-Bissau [ʁɛˈpuβlikɐ ðɐ ɣiˈnɛ βiˈsaw]), is a country in West Africa that covers 36,125 square kilometres (13,948 sq mi) with an estimated population of 1,726,000. It borders Senegal to the north and Guinea to the south-east.Guinea-Bissau was once part of the kingdom of Kaabu, as well as part of the Mali Empire. Parts of this kingdom persisted until the 18th century, while a few others were under some rule by the Portuguese Empire since the 16th century. In the 19th century, it was colonised as Portuguese Guinea. Upon independence, declared in 1973 and recognised in 1974, the name of its capital, Bissau, was added to the country's name to prevent confusion with Guinea (formerly French Guinea). Guinea-Bissau has a history of political instability since independence, and only one elected president (José Mário Vaz) has successfully served a full five-year term. The current president is Umaro Sissoco Embaló, who was elected on 29 December 2019.Only about 2% of the population speaks Portuguese, the official language, as ... [More]
  • Last : 29,238.30
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  • Max Fluctuation : 123.27
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.21%
  • Open : 29,259.59
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  • Yesterday : 29,235.13
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  • Open : 1,854.27
  • Time : 14:28:54
  • Yesterday : 1,854.22
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  • Last : 109.89
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  • Max Fluctuation : 0.37
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  • Time : 14:28:54
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Economic Indicators + Forecasts

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  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Metric
Balance of Trade
-50.2 20 Dec -50.7 XOF Million
Capacity Utilization
67.9 21 Dec 67.9 percent
Corruption Index
21 21 Dec 19 Points
Corruption Rank
162 21 Dec 165
Credit Rating
15
Current Account
-70.5 20 Dec -74.7 XOF Billion
Current Account to GDP
-8.6 20 Dec -8.9 percent of GDP
Ease of Doing Business
174 19 Dec 175
Exports
114 20 Dec 146 XOF Million
GDP
1.43 20 Dec 1.44 USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate
5.8 21 Dec 7.6 percent
GDP per capita
619 20 Dec 650 USD
GDP per capita PPP
1847 20 Dec 1989 USD
Government Budget
-7.8 20 Dec -4.6 percent of GDP
Government Debt to GDP
36.5 19 Dec 27.4 percent of GDP
Imports
164 20 Dec 196 XOF Million
Industrial Production
9.6 21 Sep 11.1 percent
Inflation Rate
6.5 22 Jan 5.8 percent
Interbank Rate
3.6 22 Mar 2.55 percent
Interest Rate
4 22 Mar 4 percent
Money Supply M0
278000 22 Feb 287154 percent
Population
1.96 20 Dec 1.9 million
Retail Sales YoY
7.7 21 Dec 8.9 percent
Terrorism Index
0 19 Dec 0
Unemployment Rate
3.2 20 Dec 2.8 percent
Indicator Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Metric
Balance of Trade -50.2 -13.49 Guinea Bissau -13.33 -13.33 XOF Million
Capacity Utilization 67.9 68 68 68 70.5 percent
Current Account to GDP -8.6 -5.3 Guinea Bissau Guinea Bissau Guinea Bissau percent of GDP
Exports 114 243 Guinea Bissau 243 243 XOF Million
GDP 1.43 1.5 Guinea Bissau Guinea Bissau Guinea Bissau USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate 5.8 3.4 Guinea Bissau 3.8 4 percent
GDP per capita 619 650 Guinea Bissau Guinea Bissau Guinea Bissau USD
GDP per capita PPP 1847 1940 Guinea Bissau Guinea Bissau Guinea Bissau USD
Government Budget -7.8 -5.2 Guinea Bissau -5.2 -5.2 percent of GDP
Government Debt to GDP 36.5 40 Guinea Bissau Guinea Bissau Guinea Bissau percent of GDP
Imports 164 257 Guinea Bissau 257 257 XOF Million
Industrial Production 9.6 8 Guinea Bissau 9 7 percent
Inflation Rate 6.5 6.5 Guinea Bissau 5.7 5.4 percent
Interbank Rate 3.6 3.6 Guinea Bissau 4.1 4.1 percent
Interest Rate 4 4 Guinea Bissau 4.5 4.5 percent
Population 1.96 2.03 Guinea Bissau Guinea Bissau Guinea Bissau million
Retail Sales YoY 7.7 7 Guinea Bissau 6.5 5 percent
Unemployment Rate 3.2 3 Guinea Bissau 3 3 percent