Markets Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Stock Market (points) 7658.48 7692 7656 7621 7586 7516
Currency 10.83 10.95 11.02 11.1 11.18 11.33
Overview Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
GDP Growth Rate (%) 3.00 1.3 1.6 1.4 0.5 1.6
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 4.10 4.3 4.1 4.2 4.1 4
Inflation Rate (%) 2.60 3 3.3 3.7 3.4 3.8
Interest Rate (%) 5.00 5 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75
Balance of Trade (BWP Million ) -3027.50 -500 -300 1300 -1150 -700
Current Account to GDP (%) 12.00 7.9 7.9 7.9 7.5 7.5
Government Debt to GDP (%) 22.30 20 20 20 19 19
Government Budget (% of GDP) -1.00 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -0.5 -0.5
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 22.00 22 22 22 22 22
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
GDP Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
GDP Growth Rate (%) 3.00 1.3 1.6 1.4 0.5 1.6
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 4.10 4.3 4.1 4.2 4.1 4
GDP (USD Billion) 17.41 17.6 17.6 17.6 17.7 17.7
GDP Constant Prices (BWP Million) 24850.90 24581 24670 25895 25870 26930
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (BWP Million) 30833.10 29322 29293 32128 32097 33413
GDP per capita (USD) 7523.22 7880 7880 7880 8000 8000
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 15807.37 16200 16200 16200 16500 16500
GDP From Agriculture (BWP Million) 385.50 393 400 402 401 418
GDP From Construction (BWP Million) 1831.00 1860 1860 1908 1906 1984
GDP From Manufacturing (BWP Millon) 1494.30 1476 1531 1557 1556 1619
GDP From Mining (BWP Million) 2706.80 2687 2490 2820 2818 2933
GDP From Public Administration (BWP Million) 3102.70 3111 3168 3233 3230 3362
GDP From Services (BWP Million) 5431.80 5372 5190 5660 5655 5886
GDP From Transport (BWP Million) 1554.40 1515 1569 1620 1618 1684
GDP From Utilities (BWP Million) 266.00 276 322 277 277 288
Labour Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Wages (BWP/Month) 6347.00 6525 6578 6400 6400 6500
Prices Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 2.60 3 3.3 3.7 3.4 3.8
Consumer Price Index CPI (Index Points) 101.30 102 102 104 104 108
Core Consumer Prices (Index Points) 101.40 101 101 101 102 103
Core Inflation Rate (%) 1.60 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.7
Food Inflation (%) 1.00 -0.4 -1 -0.2 0.4 0.4
CPI Transportation (Index Points) 100.80 97.85 98.14 104 104 108
Money Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Interest Rate (%) 5.00 5 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 1.58 1.81 1.81 1.81 1.81 1.81
Trade Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Balance of Trade (BWP Million ) -3027.50 -500 -300 1300 -1150 -700
Current Account to GDP (%) 12.00 7.9 7.9 7.9 7.5 7.5
Government Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 22.30 20 20 20 19 19
Government Budget (% of GDP) -1.00 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -0.5 -0.5
Government Spending (BWP Million) 19729.30 19765 19746 20558 20538 21380
Taxes Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 22.00 22 22 22 22 22
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
Sales Tax Rate (%) 12.00 12 12 12 12 12
Business Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Business Confidence (Index Points) 58.00 79 72 72 72 74
Consumer Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Consumer Spending (BWP Million) 11251.20 11202 11510 11724 11712 12193
Bank Lending Rate (%) 6.50 6.75 6.75 6.75 6.75 6.75


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