Source
Central bank

Bank of Central African States

International Reserves

US$ 3.054 billion (Source: IMF; Data updated: 2012)

Source
Gross Domestic Product - GDP

US$ 22.278 billion (2010 estimate)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

27.548 billion of International dollars (2010 estimate)

Real GDP growth
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
63.4% 19.5% 14% 38% 9.7% 1.3% 21.4% 10.7%
2009 2010 2011 2012*        
5.7% -0.8% 7.1% 4%        

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

US$ 16,026 (2010 estimate)

GDP per capita - PPP

$19,818 International Dollars (2010 estimate)

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2015**
0% 0% 0.01% 0.03% 0.03%

**Forecast

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector

(Data released on February 2012)

  • agriculture: 3.4% 
  • industry: 91.7% 
  • services: 4.9% (2011 estimate)
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

N/A

(Data released on March 2012)

Inflation
2009 2010 2011 2012*
7.2%(2008) 7.5% 7.3% 7%

*Estimate

Unemployment rate
2009 2010 2011 2012*
N/A N/A N/A(2009) N/A

*Estimate

Household saving rates

N/A

(Data released on December 2011)

Public debt (General government gross debt as a % of GDP)
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012*
0.7% 5.1% 7.5% 8.4% 9.6%

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2008 2009 2010 2011* 2012**
15.4% -8% -5.1% -3% -2.5%

*Estimate    **Forecast

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 Dec 2011 and Nov 2012)

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$ -2 billion (2010 estimate)(After 2008)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

-9% of GDP (2010 estimate)(2009)

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

N/A

(Data released on April 2012)

Shares in world total merchandising export

0.07%(2007)

(Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2011)

Shares in world total commercial services export

0% (2009)(2007)

(Data were released in 2012)

Total exports

US$18.31 billion (2012 estimate) 

Export commodities

petroleum products, timber

Total imports

US$7.59 billion (2012 estimate) 

 
 
Source
Import commodities

petroleum sector equipment, other equipment, construction materials, vehicles

Exports - major partners

Spain 14.6%, China 13%, Italy 10.8%, Japan 10.5%, US 9.5%, Netherlands 7.5%, Canada 5.5%, Brazil 5%, France 4.7%, South Korea 4.1% (2011)

Imports - major partners

Spain 16.7%, US 12.8%, France 12.1%, China 12%, Italy 6.6%, Cote dIvoire 5.8%, Morocco 4.7% (2011)

FDI inflows
2009 2010 2011
US$1,636 million US$1,369 million(2009) US$737 million(2009)
Value of cross-border M&A;, by country of purchaser
2008 2009 2010 2011
N/A N/A(2009) N/A(2009) N/A
Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2010(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 2011(Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A(2008 estimate)

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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.)

Overall ranking: 162 out of 185 countries(2009) (2013)

Subcategories:

Starting a business: 182 out of 185 countries(2009)

Enforcing Contracts: 61 out of 185 countries

Registering Property: 103 out of 185 countries

Getting credit: 104 out of 185 countries

Protecting investors: 150 out of 185 countries

Trading across border: 136 out of 185 countries

Paying Taxes: 173 out of 185 countries

Dealing with Construction Permits: 107 out of 185 countries

Getting Electricity: 86 out of 185 countries

Resolving Insolvency: 185 out of 185 countries

(2013)

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

N/A

(2012)

 

 

Index of Economic FreedomWSJ and Heritage Foundation

Ranking: 170 Score: 42.8 (Repressed) (2009)

(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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