UpdatesMay 24, 2023

The Central African Republic has become a country with optimistic prospects after the adoption of BTC

The overall economic situation in the country that was the second in the world to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender is improving rapidly.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has published a report showing an expected GDP growth of 2.2% in the Central African Republic. The exceptionally optimistic forecast for this African country was issued a year after the country adopted Bitcoin (BTC) as legal tender in its territory.

Central African Republic with optimistic economic prospects

The International Monetary Fund recently published a report in which it expressed its extremely positive views on the economic outlook for the Central African Republic for 2023. The aforementioned report unexpectedly turned out to be very optimistic. Among a number of favorable economic indicators, the IMF expects, among others, an increase in GDP in this country by 2.2%. It also points to the manageable debt that the country currently has to deal with. It is worth adding, however, that the IMF warns against the risk of losing financial liquidity.

In addition to forecasting a rebound in real gross domestic product, the IMF also predicts that the African country will average an inflation rate of 6.3% over the course of 2023. Moreover, the Central African Republic's public debt is projected to be balanced.

It is impossible not to mention the fact that the report included warnings indicated by the IMF, which concerned the risk of losing liquidity. This is indicated by the appropriate debt ratios that are currently on the country's balance sheet. These risks are a direct result of potential support gaps and challenges in accessing national and regional markets.

Acceptance of Bitcoin as legal tender

Finally, it is worth mentioning that the Central African Republic made history with golden letters, becoming the second country in the world after El Salvador to make Bitcoin legal tender in its territory. Although this country is one of the poorest in the world, it has decided to use the potential of the oldest cryptocurrency to transform its financial architecture and develop economic prospects.

After the adoption of BTC, the local government wasted no time and began intensive work on its own digital token - Sango Coin. The aim of these activities is to launch a broad economic offensive under the name Sango Project, which is to symbolize the country's entry into the digital currency sector.