Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Stock Market (points) 1526.88 1210 1150 1150 1150 1080
Currency 0.38 0.38 0.38 0.38 0.38 0.38
Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 2.73 1.6 1.8 2 3.7 3.1
Unemployment Rate (%) 3.70 3.9 3.9 4 4 4
Inflation Rate (%) 0.50 1.7 2.2 2.5 2.7 3.1
Interest Rate (%) 2.75 2.5 2.5 2.25 2.25 2.5
Balance of Trade (BHD Million) -320.30 -200 -200 500 500 500
Current Account (BHD Million ) -834.70 -490 -490 -450 -450 -450
Current Account to GDP (%) -5.90 -3.8 -3.8 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5
Government Debt to GDP (%) 93.40 99 99 102 102 102
Government Budget (% of GDP) -11.70 -8.5 -8.5 -7.6 -7.6 -7.6
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 0.00 0 0 0 0 0
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 0.00 0 0 0 0 0
GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 2.73 1.6 1.8 2 3.7 3.1
GDP (USD Billion) 37.75 39.3 39.3 40.5 40.5 40.5
GDP Constant Prices (BHD Million) 3154.91 3231 3238 3244 3244 3329
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (BHD Million) 3371.00 3092 3098 3104 3104 3185
GDP per capita (USD) 21438.60 22352 22352 22790 22790 22790
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 41973.30 43652 43652 44002 44002 44002
GDP From Agriculture (BHD Million) 8.93 9.01 9.03 9.05 9.05 9.28
GDP From Construction (BHD Million) 234.74 234 235 235 235 241
GDP From Manufacturing (BDT Million) 444.22 474 475 476 476 489
GDP From Mining (BHD Million) 553.03 632 633 635 635 651
GDP From Public Administration (BHD Million) 399.81 393 394 395 395 405
GDP From Services (BHD Million) 1857.22 1834 1837 1841 1841 1889
GDP From Transport (BHD Million) 240.79 233 233 234 234 240
GDP From Utilities (BHD Million) 56.80 48.06 48.15 48.25 48.25 49.5
Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Unemployment Rate (%) 3.70 3.9 3.9 4 4 4
Population (Million) 1.50 1.62 1.58 1.66 1.66 1.66
Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 0.50 1.7 2.2 2.5 2.7 3.1
Consumer Price Index CPI (Index Points) 99.60 136 135 136 137 140
Inflation Rate Mom (%) -0.40 0.4 0.1 0.4 0.5 0.3
CPI Housing Utilities (Index Points) 100.11 123 123 122 127 127
CPI Transportation (Index Points) 100.00 141 141 143 142 146
Food Inflation (%) 1.00 3.2 3.5 3.1 3.3 2.9
Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Interest Rate (%) 2.75 2.5 2.5 2.25 2.25 2.5
Interbank Rate (%) 3.10 3.1 3.1 2.85 2.85 3.1
Money Supply M2 (BHD Million) 11521.00 10780 10800 10800 10800 10900
Loan Growth (%) 6.80 10.3 10.4 10.4 10.4 11.2
Loans To Private Sector (BHD Million) 5176.70 5900 6100 5188 5195 6750
Foreign Exchange Reserves (BHD Million ) 1448.60 613 654 654 654 850
Central Bank Balance Sheet (BHD Million) 3112.70 2720 2790 2790 2790 2910
Banks Balance Sheet (USD Million) 202333.60 190760 191000 191000 191000 192500
Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Balance of Trade (BHD Million) -320.30 -200 -200 500 500 500
Current Account (BHD Million ) -834.70 -490 -490 -450 -450 -450
Current Account to GDP (%) -5.90 -3.8 -3.8 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5
Imports (BHD Million) 7185.40 7200 7200 6500 6500 6500
Exports (BHD Million) 6865.10 7000 7000 7200 7200 7200
Foreign Direct Investment (BHD Million) 10902.70 275 275 310 310 310
Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 93.40 99 99 102 102 102
Government Budget (% of GDP) -11.70 -8.5 -8.5 -7.6 -7.6 -7.6
Government Spending (BHD Million) 1890.00 1862 1866 1870 1870 1918
Government Debt (BHD Million) 11457.00 12000 12300 12300 12300 13500
Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 0.00 0 0 0 0 0
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 0.00 0 0 0 0 0
Social Security Rate (%) 19.00 19 19 19 19 19
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 12.00 12 12 12 12 12
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 7.00 7 7 7 7 7
Business Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Changes in Inventories (BHD Million) 647.00 223 223 253 253 253
Car Registrations (Hundreds) 428.00 478 478 508 508 508
Consumer Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Consumer Spending (BHD Million) 4729.70 4876 4885 4895 4895 5022
Consumer Credit (BHD Million) 4291.80 4123 4237 4278 4278 4356
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 0.37 0.35 0.34 0.33 0.33 0.33
Bank Lending Rate (%) 5.22 5.22 5.22 4.97 4.97 5.22


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