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Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Region: Central Africa
Currency: Congolese Franc (CDF)
Population: 84.1 million
Capital: Kinshasa
Ministry website: www.minfinrdc.com, www.budget.gouv.cd
Fiscal year: January-December
Regional Economic Community: COMESA

Key economic indicators
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
GDP (constant 2005 CDF[billions]) 8,498.84 9,219.71 10,092.83 10,790.89 11,049.9
GDP (current CDF[billions]) 25,343.52 30,051.18 33,224.02 35,679.05 44,617.71
GDP growth (%) 7.09 8.48 9.47 6.92 2.4
GDP per capita (constant 2005 CDF) 113,698.94 119,750.32 127,272.76 132,112.03 131,342.78
GDP per capita (current CDF) 339,049.92 390,320.23 418,961.84 436,815.81 530,340.93
Inflation (CPI) (%) 0.86 0.88 1.24 0.96 22.43
General government revenue (% of GDP) 16.47 14.62 17.67 15.91 10.07
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 14.61 11.57 12.63 16.03 10.92
Budget balance (% of GDP) 1.86 3.05 5.04 -0.12 -0.85
Primary balance (% of GDP) 2.49 3.57 5.4 0.19 -0.62
General government debt (% of GDP) 23.17 19.12 16.8 18.81 21.51

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