Markets Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Currency 86.20 87.74 89.45 91.19 92.97 96.53
Stock Market (points) 50516.59 44676 39744 35355 31453 23649

Overview Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
GDP Growth Rate (%) 12.80 1.1 2.3 1.7 1.3 1.3
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -10.20 2.6 15 9 4.5 2
Unemployment Rate (%) 11.70 13.1 12.7 12.5 12.3 10
Inflation Rate (%) 36.10 39 40 41 43 38
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 4.00 2.8 2.5 2.3 2 1
Interest Rate (%) 38.00 36 36 36 36 34
Balance of Trade (USD Million) 271.00 200 1120 900 200 200
Current Account (USD Million) 1163.00 -1500 -2000 -2500 -2750 -4000
Current Account to GDP (%) -0.80 1 1 1 1 -0.4
Government Debt to GDP (%) 89.40 95 95 95 95 93
Government Budget (% of GDP) -3.80 -6.3 -6.3 -6.3 -6.3 -5
Consumer Confidence (points) 39.30 40.2 41 41.3 41.5 42.4
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 30.00 35 30 30 35 35
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 35.00 35 35 35 35 35

GDP Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
GDP Growth Rate (%) 12.80 1.1 2.3 1.7 1.3 1.3
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -10.20 2.6 15 9 4.5 2
GDP (USD Billion) 449.70 425 425 425 425 437
GDP Constant Prices (ARS Million) 613801.00 625371 647376 698042 701574 653513
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (ARS Million) 113850.00 102849 95995 87520 124382 107477
GDP per capita (USD) 9729.14 9200 9200 9200 9200 9500
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 22033.95 21700 21700 21700 21700 22000
Economic Activity Index (%) -7.40 7 6.5 6 5 -1.6
GDP From Agriculture (ARS Million) 34766.19 35000 35000 35000 35000 35000
GDP From Construction (ARS Million) 16084.08 17936 17908 11694 21149 18743
GDP From Manufacturing (ARS Million) 106091.27 103538 95202 101034 117114 108198
GDP From Mining (ARS Million) 19204.89 20057 21516 20455 21860 20959
GDP From Public Administration (ARS Million) 29976.77 31101 34029 33346 34234 32501
GDP From Services (ARS Million) 82148.03 78097 78771 81836 87528 81611
GDP From Transport (ARS Million) 44758.46 51833 54222 52834 57192 54165
GDP From Utilities (ARS Million) 12685.33 11312 13053 13161 12127 11821

Labour Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Unemployment Rate (%) 11.70 13.1 12.7 12.5 12.3 10
Employed Persons (Thousand ) 10658.00 9590 9650 9800 9900 11000
Unemployed Persons (Thousand ) 1415.00 1450 1440 1430 1420 1370
Employment Rate (%) 37.40 33.8 34.1 34.5 35 37.8
Labor Force Participation Rate (%) 42.30 39 39.7 40 41 44
Wages (ARS/Month) 61221.00 76712 62438 86242 37111 77786
Minimum Wages (ARS/Month) 20587.50 20600 20600 20600 20600 21000
Population (Million) 44.94 45.8 45.8 45.8 45.85 46.3
Wage Growth (%) 5.30 1.1 1.5 1.7 1.4 1.4

Prices Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Inflation Rate (%) 36.10 39 40 41 43 38
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 4.00 2.8 2.5 2.3 2 1
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 385.88 425 451 489 531 732
Producer Prices (points) 587.64 701 605 616 1122 1122
Export Prices (points) 144.20 155 156 156 156 156
Producer Prices Change (%) 35.80 36 34 32 30 25
CPI Housing Utilities (points) 371.52 451 459 485 516 712
Cpi Transportation (points) 404.31 439 461 504 551 761
Food Inflation (%) 40.40 40 38 40 40 34
Core Inflation Rate (%) 38.30 43 44 45 45 40
Inflation Expectations (Percent) 40.00 35 35 35 35 35

Money Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Interest Rate (%) 38.00 36 36 36 36 34
Interbank Rate (%) 29.58 45 15.71 13.71 13.71 13.71
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 34.30 25 25 25 25 25
Central Bank Balance Sheet (USD Million) 11866402.45 13500000 12710000 11850000 11580000 10950000
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 33386.00 38900 40800 42000 46000 50000

Trade Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Balance of Trade (USD Million) 271.00 200 1120 900 200 200
Current Account (USD Million) 1163.00 -1500 -2000 -2500 -2750 -4000
Current Account to GDP (%) -0.80 1 1 1 1 -0.4
Imports (USD Million) 4114.00 4030 4400 4350 4200 4400
Exports (USD Million) 4385.00 5150 5300 5400 5600 5600
External Debt (USD Million) 272852.02 282000 284000 286000 288000 290000
Capital Flows (USD Million) 1222.79 -2100 -1700 -2000 -2800 -3100
Foreign Direct Investment (USD Millions) 63.91 54 57 60 80 100
Tourist Arrivals 3691.00 4500 5000 8000 10000 25000
Gold Reserves (Tonnes) 61.74 60.58 60.58 60.58 60.58 60.58

Government Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Government Debt to GDP (%) 89.40 95 95 95 95 93
Government Budget (% of GDP) -3.80 -6.3 -6.3 -6.3 -6.3 -5
Government Budget Value (ARS Million) -58692.80 -18825 -120000 -80000 -18825 -18825
Government Spending (ARS Million) 90825.00 92426 93322 99845 98999 96585
Government Revenues (ARS Million) 654771.50 700000 720000 740000 755000 700000
Fiscal Expenditure (ARS Million) 805790.00 780000 750000 730000 700000 620000
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 5337.00 5350 5350 5350 5450 5450
Tax Revenue (ARS Million) 679640.00 520000 490000 480000 470000 470000

Taxes Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 30.00 35 30 30 35 35
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 35.00 35 35 35 35 35
Sales Tax Rate (%) 21.00 21 21 21 21 21
Social Security Rate (%) 43.70 43.7 43.7 43.7 43.7 43.7
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 26.70 27 26.7 26.7 27 27
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 17.00 17 17 17 17 17

Business Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Industrial Production (%) 4.50 6 10 -1.8 1 1
Industrial Production Mom (%) 3.50 1 0.8 1.5 1.4 1.3
Capacity Utilization (%) 63.30 57.3 57.8 58.1 58.5 59.8
Changes in Inventories (ARS Million) -19819.00 -12000 -6000 -1500 1500 3000
Car Production (Units) 30172.00 27200 27700 28200 29000 32000
Car Registrations (Thousand) 38.99 34 36 38 36 40
Leading Economic Index (%) 4.00 5.7 3.4 0.7 0.3 1

Consumer Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Consumer Confidence (points) 39.30 40.2 41 41.3 41.5 42.4
Retail Sales YoY (%) -50.10 28 40 35 17 13
Consumer Spending (ARS Million) 408287.00 418921 484144 478384 474550 437773
Households Debt To GDP (% of GDP) 5.00 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.4
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 0.80 0.79 0.69 0.65 0.75 0.75

Housing Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Housing Index (SQ. METRE THO) 515.58 620 680 700 720 770
Construction Output (%) 6.20 20 25 7 5.8 1.7


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