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Central African Republic

CABRI member since: 2010
Region: Central Africa
Currency: CFA Franc (XAF)
Population: 4.8 million
Capital: Bangui
Finance minister: Henri Marie Dondra
Fiscal year: January-December
Regional Economic Community: CEN-SAD

Key economic indicators
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
GDP (current XAF[billions]) 1,036.03 1,107.69 759.71 851.64 943.78
GDP (%) 854.24 889.37 568.78 574.52 599.28
GDP growth (%) 3.3 4.11 -36.05 1.01 4.31
GDP per capita (current XAF) 192,602.24 196,666.28 123,354.47 122,203.97 125,017.89
GDP per capita (%) 233,590.42 244,944.5 164,762.19 181,148.75 196,885.36
Inflation (CPI) (%) 1.2 5.87 6.55 11.58 5.41
General government revenue (% of GDP) 13.33 16.36 8.4 15.58 11.42
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 15.7 16.37 14.74 12.59 14.57
Budget balance (% of GDP) -2.37 0 -6.33 2.99 -3.15
Primary balance (% of GDP) -1.7 0.72 -5.68 3.64 -2.26
General government debt (% of GDP) 32.92 34.48 54.23 68.34 65.01