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Republic of the Congo

Region: Central Africa
Currency: Central African CFA franc (XAF)
Population: 4.4 million
Capital: Brazzaville
Ministry website: finance.ministere.cg
Fiscal year: January - December
Regional Economic Community: ECCAS

Key economic indicators
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
GDP (current XAF[billions]) 6,804.39 6,979.17 6,656.67 6,689.63 5,248
GDP (%) 1,428.94 1,483.42 1,532.7 1,637.67 1,678.83
GDP growth (%) 3.41 3.81 3.32 6.85 2.51
GDP per capita (current XAF) 359,321.28 362,507.88 366,484.31 383,149.09 384,319.11
GDP per capita (%) 1,711,033.67 1,705,524.01 1,591,677.39 1,565,106.96 1,201,378.67
Inflation (CPI) (%) 1.76 5.01 4.63 0.91 2.01
General government revenue (% of GDP) 42.53 42.64 46.91 42.33 27.73
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 26.08 36.19 48.71 50.08 39.57
Budget balance (% of GDP) 16.45 6.45 -1.8 -7.75 -11.85
Primary balance (% of GDP) 16.54 6.46 -1.54 -7.54 -11.55
General government debt (% of GDP) 33.09 34.14 38.18 47.51 64.94