Markets Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Currency 1505.50 1506 1506 1506 1506 1506
Stock Market (points) 700.27 773 765 758 750 736
Overview Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 1.00 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 2.5
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.20 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7
Inflation Rate (%) 6.96 7.2 2.5 2.3 2.4 2.4
Interest Rate (%) 10.00 10 10 10 10 10
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -972.49 -1347 -1336 -1323 -1300 -1465
Current Account to GDP (%) -27.00 -26.5 -26.5 -26.5 -26.5 -25.5
Government Debt to GDP (%) 151.00 160 160 160 160 164
Government Budget (% of GDP) -11.00 -11 -11 -11 -11 -12
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 17.00 17 17 17 17 17
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20
GDP Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 1.00 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 2.5
GDP (USD Billion) 56.64 57.26 57.26 57.26 57.26 58.75
GDP Constant Prices (LBP Billion) 64161.72 64867 64867 64867 64867 66489
GDP per capita (USD) 6249.80 6207 6207 6207 6207 6188
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 11607.20 12063 12063 12063 12063 12063
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (LBP Billion) 16173.87 15709 15709 15709 15709 15675
Labour Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.20 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7
Population (Million) 6.84 8.34 8.34 8.34 8.34 9.09
Prices Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 6.96 7.2 2.5 2.3 2.4 2.4
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 115.54 117 112 111 118 121
Food Inflation (%) 9.77 1.1 1.2 1.6 2 2
CPI Housing Utilities (points) 108.67 116 110 109 111 114
CPI Transportation (points) 106.33 102 101 99.21 109 112
Money Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Interest Rate (%) 10.00 10 10 10 10 10
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 7.72 4.91 7.72 7.72 4.91 4.91
Trade Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -972.49 -1347 -1336 -1323 -1300 -1465
Current Account to GDP (%) -27.00 -26.5 -26.5 -26.5 -26.5 -25.5
Imports (USD Million) 1281.21 1667 1660 1656 1650 1825
Exports (USD Million) 308.72 320 324 333 350 360
Tourist Arrivals 527308.00 320000 430000 380000 450000 490000
Government Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 151.00 160 160 160 160 164
Government Budget (% of GDP) -11.00 -11 -11 -11 -11 -12
Government Budget Value (LBP Million) -631831.00 -683607 -683607 -683607 -681997 -682029
Government Spending (LBP Billion) 13792.71 13944 13944 13944 13944 14293
Taxes Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 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 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Manufacturing Pmi (points) 45.10 46.5 49 49 50 51
Consumer Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Consumer Spending (LBP Billion) 59149.07 59800 59800 59800 59800 61295
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 0.81 0.89 0.91 0.93 0.96 0.96


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