Source
Central bank

Bank of Central African States

International Reserves

US$ 4.396 billion (Source: World Bank; Data updated: 2012)

Gross Domestic Product - GDP

US$ 16 billion (2014 estimate)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

18 billion of International dollars (2014 estimate)

Real GDP growth
2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
14% 38% 9.7% 1.3% 13.1% 12.3% -8.1% -1.3%
2011 2012 2013 2014*        
5.0% 3.2% -4.9%

-2.4%

       

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

US$ 19,972 (2014 estimate)

GDP per capita - PPP

$22,525 International Dollars (2014 estimate)

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2014*
0% 0% 0.01% 0.02% 0.02%

*Estimate

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector
  • agriculture: 4.6% 
  • industry: 87.3% 
  • services: 8.1% (2013 estimate)
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

N/A

 

Inflation
2011 2012 2013 2014*
4.8% 3.4% 3.2% 3.9%

*Estimate

Unemployment rate
2011 2012 2013 2014*
N/A N/A N/A N/A

*Estimate

Household saving rates

N/A

 

Public debt (General government gross debt as a % of GDP)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014*
10.8% 7.8% 9.9% 8.8% 6.7%

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014*
-6.4% 1.1% -9.8% -7.8% -6.4%

*Estimate  

Government bond ratings

Standard & Poor's: N/A

Moody's rating: N/A

Moody's outlook: N/A

(Foreign Currency Government Bond Ratings; Data last updated Sept 2014)

Market value of publicly traded shares
2009 2010 2011
N/A N/A N/A
Largest companies in Equatorial Guinea

N/A

 
 
Source
Current account balance

US$ -1.587 billion (2014 estimate)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

-10.212% of GDP (2014 estimate)

Exports as percent of GDP(Exports of goods and services)

88.4 (2013)

(Data released on Oct 2014)

Shares in world total merchandising export

0.08%(2012)

(Data were released in March 2014)

Shares in world total commercial services export

0% (2012)

(Data were released in 2014)

Total exports

US$ 15.44 billion (2013 estimate) 

Export commodities

petroleum products, timber

Total imports

US$7.943 billion (2013 estimate) 

 
 
Source
Import commodities

petroleum sector equipment, other equipment, construction materials, vehicles

Exports - major partners

Japan 18.8%, France 16.1%, China 11.7%, US 11.3%, Netherlands 7.2%, Spain 7.1%, Italy 5.1% (2012)

Imports - major partners

Spain 18.4%, China 17.4%, US 11.1%, France 8%, Italy 5.9%, Cote dIvoire 5.3%, Brazil 4.4% (2012)

FDI inflows
2011 2012 2013
US$ 1,975 million US$ 2,015 million US$ 1,914 million
FDI outflows
2011 2012 2013  
US$ 0 million US$ 0 million US$ 0 million  
Value of cross-border M&A;, by country of purchaser
2010 2011 2012 2013
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2012 (Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A

(for a monthly update on M&A; click here )

Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2013(Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A

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Best countries for doing business World Bank/IFC Doing Business Project (Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1 - 185. A high ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm.)

Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1 - 189. A high ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm.

Overall ranking: 166 out of 189 countries (2013)

Subcategories:

Starting a business: 185 out of 189 countries

Enforcing Contracts: 50 out of 189 countries

Registering Property: 109 out of 189 countries

Getting credit: 109 out of 189 countries

Protecting investors: 147 out of 189 countries

Trading across border: 137 out of 189 countries

Paying Taxes: 177 out of 189 countries

Dealing with Construction Permits: 125 out of 189 countries

Getting Electricity: 99 out of 189 countries

Resolving Insolvency: 189 out of 189 countries

(2013)

Global competitiveness ranking(ranking by country on a basis of 144, the first is the best)

N/A

 

 

 

Index of Economic FreedomWSJ and Heritage Foundation

Ranking: 168 Score: 44.4 (Repressed) (2014)

(100=totally free 0=totally repressed )

 
 
Source
Total area

28,051 km2 (2006)

Capital

Malabo (2009)

Currency

Communaute Financiere Africaine francs (XAF) (2009)

Government type

republic (2009)

Languages

Spanish 67.6% (official), other 32.4% (includes French (official), Fang, Bubi) (1994 census)

Religions

nominally Christian and predominantly Roman Catholic, pagan practices

Total population
1980 1990 2000 2012* 2017**
0.22 million 0.45 million 0.94 million 1.39 million 1.6 million

*Estimate    **Forecast

 
 
Source
Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2011
25.5% 27.9% 38.8% 39.5%
Population median age

20 years (2010)

Population growth rate

2.8% (2011)

Life expectancy

51 years (2010)

Adult literacy

93% (2005/2010)

% of population living on less than $2 a day

N/A

Inequality of wealth distribution (Gini index)

N/A

(Data were released in 2011, 0=perfect equality, 100=absolute inequality)

Freedom House rating

Political Rights:7
Civil Liberties:7 (2011)

(1 represents the most free, 7 the least free)

Source
Total telephone subscribers as % of population

59.15% (2011)

(sum of fixed telephone lines and mobile cellular subscribers)

Internet users as % of total population

N/A

Cost of living - Mercer index(ranking by city on a basis of 214; the 1st is the most expensive and the 214th is the least expensive)

N/A

Source
CO2 emissions(Metric tons of CO2 per capita)

7.0693 (Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2009)

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