Markets Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Currency 1505.70 1506 1506 1506 1506 1506
Stock Market (points) 858.26 859 852 844 837 823
Overview Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 1.00 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.9 1.9
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.20 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.7 6.7
Inflation Rate (%) 3.48 3.9 3.2 2.7 3 2.4
Interest Rate (%) 10.00 10 10 8 8 8
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -1860.67 -1598 -1597 -1597 -1597 -1597
Current Account to GDP (%) -27.00 -25.6 -25.6 -25.6 -24 -24
Government Debt to GDP (%) 152.00 150 150 150 155 155
Government Budget (% of GDP) -11.20 -8.8 -8.8 -8.8 -8 -8
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 17.00 17 17 17 17 17
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20
GDP Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 1.00 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.9 1.9
GDP (USD Billion) 51.84 54.2 54.2 54.2 54.2 54.2
GDP Constant Prices (LBP Billion) 64398.52 65015521 65015521 65015521 65271739 66250815
GDP per capita (USD) 7197.60 7400 7400 7400 7522 7522
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 13367.60 13606 13606 13606 14063 14063
Labour Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.20 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.7 6.7
Prices Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 3.48 3.9 3.2 2.7 3 2.4
Consumer Price Index CPI (Index Points) 109.92 111 111 111 113 114
Food Inflation (%) 4.39 4.4 3.9 3.1 3.1 2.9
CPI Housing Utilities (Index Points) 108.10 111 112 110 111 113
CPI Transportation (Index Points) 98.66 104 102 95.67 97.64 97.96
Money Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Interest Rate (%) 10.00 10 10 8 8 8
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 6.91 6.91 6.91 4.91 4.91 4.91
Trade Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -1860.67 -1598 -1597 -1597 -1597 -1597
Current Account to GDP (%) -27.00 -25.6 -25.6 -25.6 -24 -24
Tourist Arrivals 259081.00 330000 370000 400000 400000 450000
Government Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 152.00 150 150 150 155 155
Government Budget (% of GDP) -11.20 -8.8 -8.8 -8.8 -8 -8
Government Spending (LBP Billion) 8960.03 9799054 9799054 9799054 9837671 9985236
Taxes Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 17.00 17 17 17 17 17
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20
Sales Tax Rate (%) 11.00 11 11 11 11 11
Social Security Rate (%) 25.50 25.5 25.5 25.5 25.5 25.5
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 22.50 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 3.00 3 3 3 3 3
Business Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Manufacturing Pmi 46.30 47.3 47.5 50 50 51
Consumer Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Consumer Spending (LBP Billion) 64969.54 58222633 58222633 58222633 58452082 59328863
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 0.90 0.8 0.78 0.76 0.75 0.75


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