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Mauritania

Mauritania ( (listen); Arabic: موريتانيا, Mūrītānyā, French: Mauritanie; Berber: Agawej or Cengit; Pulaar: 𞤃𞤮𞤪𞤭𞤼𞤢𞤲𞤭 Moritani; Wolof: Gànnaar; Soninke:), officially the Islamic Republic of Mauritania (Arabic: الجمهورية الإسلامية الموريتانية), is a sovereign state in Northwest Africa. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, Western Sahara to the north and northwest, Algeria to the northeast, Mali to the east and southeast, and Senegal to the southwest. Mauritania is the eleventh largest country in Africa, and 90 percent of its territory is situated in the Sahara. Most of its population of 4.4 million lives in the temperate south of the country, with roughly one third concentrated in the capital and largest city, Nouakchott, located on the Atlantic coast. The country's name derives from the ancient Berber kingdom of Mauretania, located in present-day Morocco and Algeria. Berbers occupied what is now Mauritania beginning in the third century AD. Arabs conquered the area in the eighth century, bringing Islam, Arab culture, and the Arabic language. In the early 20th century, Mauritania was colonized by France as part of French West Africa. It achieved independence in 1960, but has since experienced rec... [More]
  • Last : 24,450.95
  • High : 24,450.95
  • Low : 24,221.50
  • Max Fluctuation : 73.98
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.31%
  • Open : 24,282.46
  • Time : 06:07:50
  • Yesterday : 24,282.46
  • Change % : 0.69%
  • Change : 168.49
  • Last : 1,797.08
  • High : 1,802.3
  • Low : 1,797.04
  • Max Fluctuation : 1.1
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.22%
  • Open : 1,802.2
  • Time : 06:08:00
  • Yesterday : 1,803.64
  • Change % : 0.37%
  • Change : 6.56
  • Last : 91.69
  • High : 91.98
  • Low : 91.22
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.64
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.52%
  • Open : 91.27
  • Time : 06:08:00
  • Yesterday : 91.88
  • Change % : 0.21%
  • Change : 0.19
  • Last : 0.9752
  • High : 0.9754
  • Low : 0.9741
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.9748
  • Time : 06:06:31
  • Yesterday : 0.9747
  • Change % : 0.05%
  • Change : 0.0005

Mauritania Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
EUR/MRO Ask 38.743 38.751 38.724 38.762 0.00 0.01% 2022/08/15 Time 5:58
USD/MRO Ask 37.75 - 37.75 37.93 0.00 0.00% 2022/08/13 Time 0:06

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Metric
Balance of Trade
-8.34 21 Dec -10.15 MRU Billion
CPI Housing Utilities
108 22 Jun 107 points
CPI Transportation
116 22 Jun 116 points
Competitiveness Index
40.92 19 Dec 40.77 Points
Competitiveness Rank
134 19 Dec 131
Consumer Price Index CPI
127 22 Jun 126 points
Coronavirus Cases
62683 22 Aug 62675 Persons
Coronavirus Deaths
986 22 Jul 984 Persons
Coronavirus Vaccination Rate
66.15 22 Jul 61.83 doses per 100 people
Coronavirus Vaccination Total
3052866 22 Jul 2853551 doses
Corporate Tax Rate
25 21 Dec 25 percent
Corruption Index
28 21 Dec 29 Points
Corruption Rank
140 21 Dec 137
Credit Rating
15
Crude Oil Production
0 22 Mar 0 BBL/D/1K
Currency
37.39 22 Aug 37.5
Current Account
-576 20 Dec -831 USD Million
Current Account to GDP
-7.6 21 Dec -7.6 percent of GDP
Ease of Doing Business
152 19 Dec 148
Electricity Production
84.58 21 Mar 84.58 Gigawatt-hour
Exports
24.19 21 Dec 32.36 MRU Billion
External Debt
4342 20 Dec 4131 Million USD
Food Inflation
16 22 Jun 14.8 percent
GDP
8.23 21 Dec 7.92 USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate
3.9 21 Dec -2 percent
GDP per capita
1544 21 Dec 1550 USD
GDP per capita PPP
5090 21 Dec 5110 USD
Government Budget
-0.4 21 Dec 2.3 percent of GDP
Government Debt to GDP
53.1 20 Dec 52.1 percent of GDP
IP Addresses
12408 17 Mar 12132 IP
Imports
32.53 21 Dec 42.51 MRU Billion
Industrial Production
-6.6 21 Dec -6.4 percent
Inflation Rate
9.6 22 Jun 8.9 percent
Inflation Rate Mom
1 22 Jun 1 percent
Interest Rate
5 22 May 5 percent
Internet Speed
1638 17 Mar 1949 KBps
Manufacturing Production
65.4 21 Dec 46.9 percent
Military Expenditure
199 20 Dec 162 USD Million
Mining Production
-48.8 21 Dec -40.1 percent
Personal Income Tax Rate
40 21 Dec 40 percent
Population
4.65 20 Dec 4.53 Million
Terrorism Index
0 19 Dec 0
Unemployment Rate
11.5 21 Dec 11.3 percent
Indicator Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Metric
Balance of Trade -8.34 -2 -2 -2 -7 MRU Billion
Consumer Price Index CPI 127 131 133 134 136 points
Corporate Tax Rate 25 25 25 25 percent
Currency 37.39 37.58 37.77 37.97 38.16
Current Account -576 -305 -305 -305 -305 USD Million
Current Account to GDP -7.6 -10.6 -7 -8 percent of GDP
Exports 24.19 28 30 28 30 MRU Billion
Food Inflation 16 14.5 10 8 7 percent
GDP 8.23 6.7 6.7 6.7 USD Billion USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3.9 4.8 4.8 4.6 4.6 percent
GDP per capita 1544 1770 1770 1770 USD USD
GDP per capita PPP 5090 5100 5100 5100 USD USD
Government Budget -0.4 -3 -3 2 -0.6 percent of GDP
Government Debt to GDP 53.1 53 55 55 percent of GDP
Imports 32.53 30 32 35 30 MRU Billion
Inflation Rate 9.6 10.5 9.7 8.5 7 percent
Inflation Rate Mom 1 1.4 0.8 0.4 0.3 percent
Interest Rate 5 6 6 6 6 percent
Military Expenditure 199 155 155 155 155 USD Million
Personal Income Tax Rate 40 40 40 40 percent
Population 4.65 4.88 4.88 4.88 Million Million
Unemployment Rate 11.5 11.7 11.7 11.3 11.3 percent