Markets Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Currency 8680.00 8649 8649 8649 8649 8649
Stock Market (points) 807.23 807 798 788 779 760
Overview Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 6.50 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.5 6.5
Unemployment Rate (%) 0.60 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8
Inflation Rate (%) 2.21 1.7 1.9 2.1 2 2
Interest Rate (%) 4.00 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -209.47 -413 -424 -437 -437 -362
Current Account (USD Million) -261.51 -331 -516 -526 -526 -549
Current Account to GDP (%) -7.90 -9.3 -9.3 -9.3 -10.1 -10.1
Government Debt to GDP (%) 53.34 56.7 56.7 56.7 57 57
Government Budget (% of GDP) -4.60 -4.7 -4.7 -4.7 -4.8 -4.8
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 24.00 24 24 24 24 24
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 24.00 24 24 24 24 24
GDP Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 6.50 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.5 6.5
GDP (USD Billion) 16.85 20.2 20.2 20.2 20.5 20.5
GDP per capita (USD) 1730.40 1936 1936 1936 2059 2059
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 6397.40 6948 6948 6948 7244 7244
Labour Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Unemployment Rate (%) 0.60 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8
Population (Million) 6.86 7.07 7.07 6.96 7.06 7.06
Prices Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 2.21 1.7 1.9 2.1 2 2
Food Inflation (%) 1.27 0.9 1.1 1.4 1.4 1.5
Consumer Price Index Cpi (Index Points) 105.95 107 108 107 107 110
Money Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Interest Rate (%) 4.00 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25 4.25
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 873.17 917 968 956 956 941
Trade Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -209.47 -413 -424 -437 -437 -362
Current Account (USD Million) -261.51 -331 -516 -526 -526 -549
Current Account to GDP (%) -7.90 -9.3 -9.3 -9.3 -10.1 -10.1
Imports (USD Million) 1647.59 1552 1574 1596 1596 1610
Exports (USD Million) 1438.12 1139 1150 1160 1160 1248
Gold Reserves (Tonnes) 0.90 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9
Foreign Direct Investment (USD Million) 543.59 519 538 546 546 560
Government Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 53.34 56.7 56.7 56.7 57 57
Government Budget (% of GDP) -4.60 -4.7 -4.7 -4.7 -4.8 -4.8
Taxes Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 24.00 24 24 24 24 24
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 24.00 24 24 24 24 24
Sales Tax Rate (%) 10.00 10 10 10 10 10
Social Security Rate (%) 11.50 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.5
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 6.00 6 6 6 6 6
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 5.50 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5


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