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Central African Republic

Central African Republic Economic Outlook

The economy is experiencing a slow recovery after a period of recurring sociopolitical crises that began at the end of 2012. Real GDP grew by an estimated 4.3% in 2018, up from 4.0% in 2017, led by the primary sector through a rebound in logging, agriculture, and mining.

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Key Facts

Capital: Bangui
Area: 623,000 sq km
Total Population 2017: 5.1 Million
Urban Population 2017: 73.50%
Female Population 2017: 49.70%
GDP: US$ 1.9 Billion
GNI Per Capita 2015: US$ 320
Inflation Rate: 3.61%
Crude Birth Rate (per 1000): 32.70%
Human Development Index (rank / 188): 188
Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1): 0.352
Membership Date: 25/08/1970
Cumulative Approvals (1967-2016): UA 254.4 Million

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Central African Republic Country Office

Groupe de la Banque africaine de Développement
Rue Joseph Degrain (Stade Municipal)
Sainte Sophie Résidences
BP 324
Bangui, RCA

Mr Joel Tokindang, Country Manager

Department Central Africa Region

Mr. Ousmane Dore, Director Central Africa Region

African Development Bank Group 
Rue Anoma 01 BP 1387 Abidjan 01 (Cote d'Ivoire)
Tel +225 20 26 22 51

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