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Republic of the Congo

Region: Central Africa
Currency: Central African CFA franc (XAF)
Population: 4.5 million
Capital: Brazzaville
Ministry website: finance.ministere.cg
Fiscal year: January - December
Regional Economic Community: ECCAS

Key economic indicators
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
GDP (constant 1990 XAF[billions]) 1,488.21 1,536.9 1,642.07 1,685.07 1,639.29
GDP (current XAF[billions]) 6,971.92 6,927.24 6,959.94 5,056.48 4,715.03
GDP growth (%) 3.83 3.27 6.84 2.62 -2.72
GDP per capita (constant 1990 XAF) 363,678.82 367,488.38 384,178.01 385,749.23 367,530.18
GDP per capita (current XAF) 1,703,753.64 1,656,374.52 1,628,349.69 1,157,536.2 1,057,111.67
Inflation (CPI) (%) 5.01 4.63 0.91 2.74 3.58
General government revenue (% of GDP) 42.68 45.09 40.69 29.62 27.38
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 35.4 46.96 48.43 48.28 44.61
Budget balance (% of GDP) 7.28 -1.88 -7.73 -18.66 -17.23
Primary balance (% of GDP) 7.3 -1.62 -7.53 -18.16 -16.58
General government debt (% of GDP) 34.18 36.7 45.25 70.62 82.96