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Financial Sector Overview

 It is bordered by five countries: Gabon to the west; Cameroon to the northwest; the Central African Republic to the northeast; the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the southeast; the Angolan exclave of Cabinda to the south; and the Atlantic Ocean to the southwest.

 

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At a Glance

Population in thousands (2017): 5,260.75
GDP per capita (current US$) 2017 - World Average 10,721.61: 1,654.01
Account (%) age 15+) - (2014 vs 2017): 17% | 26%
Agriculture Orientation Index - Credit ( Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries share of GDP) (2015 vs 2016): n/a
Financial Inclusion Strategies: n/a
Domestic credit provided by financial sector (% of GDP) 2017: 36.31
Made or received digital payments in the past year (% age 15+) (2014 vs 2017): 9% | 18%
Remittances % of GDP for 2017: n/a
Mortgage Interest Rate / Mortgage Term (years): 20% | 12

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Feb 04, 2019
MFW4A is organizing a series of regional dialogues aiming to provide the ideal opportunity for domestic financial institutions and regional/…

Latest Publications

Jun 30, 2018 | UNHCR, UNCDF | UNHCR
Nov 30, 2015 | A. Alter, B. Yontcheva | IMF
Feb 28, 2014 | M. Mecagni, J.I.C. Kriljenko, A. Gueye et al. | IMF
Dec 31, 2013 | C. Riquet, C. Poursat | CGAP
Oct 01, 2013 | Pardee Center Task Force | The Frederick S. Pardee Center, Boston Uni.
Aug 31, 2010 | Basel Committee on Banking Supervision | Bank for International Settlements (BIS)