The Country has reserves of metallurgical-grade chromite. Other commercial mineral deposits include coal, asbestos, copper, nickel, gold, platinum group metals, vanadium, lithium, tin and iron ore. It exports platinum, cotton, tobacco, gold, ferroalloys, textiles/clothing. And it imports machinery and transport equipment, other manufactures, chemicals, fuels, food products.

Descreptive Data

Unemployment, %
Ages 15-24 Population Ratio, %67.33
Population Over 65, %
Net Migration Rate-584288
EIU Country Risk Score81
Fitch Sovereign Rating
S&P Sovereign Rating
Moody's Sovereign Rating
Big Mac Index

Economic Data

Ability to Pay
Real GDP YOY%0.6%3.5%6.2%
GDP Value (BLN USD)171831
GDP per Capita (USD)111211851434
Currency Reserves ex Gold (BLN USD)
Reserves 1Y Chg (%)-2.7%-28%-70%
Total External Debt (%GDP)70%76%
Total External Debt (BLN USD)1213
Budget Surplus/def (%GDP)
Inflation (Risk)
CPI (yoy %)-1.1%3%42%
Trade Balance
Current Account (% of GDP)-4.1%-4.1%-4.9%
Exports (BLN USD)
Imports (BLN USD)
Unemployment Rate
Unemployment (%)

Financial Data

Equity & Banking Sector (Risk)
1Y Price Change (%) ()
EIU Banking Risk8180
Credit Market (Risk)
10Y Bond Spread (10Y UST)
Foreign Exchange (Risk)
3 Month Deposit (%)
FX Vol - 3M Implied Vol
Historical 3M Volatility
Real Effective Exchange Rate
Real Rates (%)

Political Risk

Political Risk Exposure
EIU Political Risk7379
Risk From Doing Business
Ease of Doing Business Rank157161159
Starting a Business Rank182183180
Risk From Government
WGI Control Of Corruption-1.3-1.3-1.2
WGI Govt Effectiveness-1.2-1.2-1.2
WGI Regulatory Quality-1.7-1.6-1.6
WGI Rule Of Law-1.3-1.4-1.3
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