Central African Republic

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Econ Complexity 71st of 184
1980
2014

$148M

Exports 178th of 221
1980
2014

$574M

Imports 180th of 221
1980
2014

$618

GDP Per Capita 182nd of 184
1990
2014

The Central African Republic is the 178th largest export economy in the world and the 71st most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2015, the Central African Republic exported $148M and imported $574M, resulting in a negative trade balance of $425M. In 2015 the GDP of the Central African Republic was $1.58B and its GDP per capita was $618.

The top exports of the Central African Republic are Delivery Trucks ($39.2M), Rough Wood ($34.6M), Vehicle Parts ($33.1M), Sawn Wood ($22.4M) and Explosive Ammunition ($2.99M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Military Weapons ($59.1M), Household Washing Machines ($38.3M), Prefabricated Buildings ($28.8M), Packaged Medicaments ($27.7M) and Telephones ($23.7M).

The top export destinations of the Central African Republic are France ($66M), China ($26.8M), Chad ($11.1M), Cameroon ($8.67M) and Morocco ($5.6M). The top import origins are France ($93.4M), the United States ($79.4M), Zambia ($53.2M), Egypt ($38.5M) and China ($38.4M).

The Central African Republic borders Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Republic of the Congo, Sudan, South Sudan and Chad.

Economic Complexity of the Central African Republic

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