Official Name: The Gabonese Republic
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Presidential Republic
Official Name (Local Language): Republique Gabonaise
ISO Country Codes: GA : GAB
Internet Domain: .ga
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Capital: Libreville Main Airports: Libreville Leon M'ba International Airport
Language(s): French Population: 2,340,613
Currency: CFA Franc BEAC ISO Currency Code: XAF
Telephone Dial In: +241 ID Prefix: 00

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Central Bank: Banque des États de l'Afrique Centrale
Currency USD Exchange Rate: 605.3 Cooperation Financiere en Afrique Centrale francs (XAF) per US dollar (2017 est.)
Unemployment Rate: 28% (2015 est.)
Population below poverty line: 33.4% (2017 est.)
Inflation Rate: 2.4% (2019 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: 15% (31-Dec-17 - Photius)
GDP: $32.34 billion (2021 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $13,800 (2021 est.)
Currency Name: CFA Franc BEAC
Currency Code: XAF
World Bank Classification: Upper-Middle-Income Economy

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 4.5% cocoa, coffee, sugar, palm oil, rubber; cattle; okoume (a tropical softwood); fish
Industry: 46.4% petroleum extraction and refining; manganese, gold; chemicals, ship repair, food and beverages, textiles, lumbering and plywood, cement
Services: 49.1%

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Business Language(s): French
Customs & Excise: Douanes Gabonaises
Development Bank(s): African Development Bank; Islamic Development Bank;
Competitive Ind’l Performance: 119/141 (2019) Corruption Perceptions Index: 136/180 (2022 Rank)
Ease of Doing Business: N/A Enabling Trade Index: 129/136 (2016)
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