Official Name: The Republic of Guinea-Bissau
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Semi-Presidential Republic
Official Name (Local Language): Republica da Guine-Bissau
ISO Country Codes: GW : GNB
Internet Domain: .gw
Government Web Site: None
Capital: Bissau Main Airports: Osvaldo Vieira International Airport
Language(s): Portuguese Population: 1,976,187
Currency: CFA Franc BCEAO ISO Currency Code: XOF
Telephone Dial In: +245 ID Prefix: 00

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Government Website: None
Central Bank: Banque Centrale des Etats de l'Afrique de l'Ouest
Currency USD Exchange Rate: 605.3 Communaute Financiere Africaine francs (XOF) per US dollar (2017 est.)
Unemployment Rate: NA
Population below poverty line: 67% (2015 est.)
Inflation Rate: 0.2% (2019 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: 5.10% (2017 - World Bank)
GDP: $1.339 billion (2019 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $1,989 (2019 est.)
Currency Name: CFA Franc BCEAO
Currency Code: XOF
World Bank Classification: Low Income

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 45% rice, corn, beans, cassava (manioc, tapioca), cashew nuts, peanuts, palm kernels, cotton; timber; fish
Industry: 13.3% agricultural products processing, beer, soft drinks
Services: 41.7%

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Stock & Securities Exchange: Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilièeres ;

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Business Language(s): Portuguese
Development Bank(s): African Development Bank; West African Development Bank; Islamic Development Bank;
Competitive Ind’l Performance: N/A Corruption Perceptions Index: 165/180 (2020)
Ease of Doing Business: 174/190 (2019) Enabling Trade Index: N/A
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