Markets Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Currency 16.49 16.67 16.84 17.02 17.2 17.57

Overview Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 1.40 -6 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1
Unemployment Rate (%) 22.90 23.8 24 24 24 24
Inflation Rate (%) 3.80 3.8 3.4 3.2 3.4 3.4
Interest Rate (%) 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 4
Balance of Trade (SZL Million) 432.70 -613 -905 -500 -500 -696
Current Account to GDP (%) 0.40 3 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1
Government Debt to GDP (%) 10.75 18 20 20 20 20
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.50 -10.7 -9.5 -9.5 -9.5 -9.5
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 33.00 33 33 33 33 33
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 27.50 27.5 27.5 27.5 27.5 27.5

GDP Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 1.40 -6 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1
GDP (USD Billion) 4.41 4.1 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6
GDP per capita (USD) 4819.40 4750 4860 4860 4860 4860
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 8688.10 8300 8500 8500 8500 8500

Labour Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Unemployment Rate (%) 22.90 23.8 24 24 24 24
Population (Million) 1.15 1.16 1.16 1.16 1.16 1.17

Prices Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Inflation Rate (%) 3.80 3.8 3.4 3.2 3.4 3.4
Food Inflation (%) 4.60 4.7 4.3 4 3.7 3.4
CPI Transportation (%) 1.70 2.68 1.87 6.31 6.3 2.84

Money Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Interest Rate (%) 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 4
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 3.70 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.95
Lending Rate (%) 7.25 7 7 7 6.75 6.75
Central Bank Balance Sheet (SZL Thousand) 11647385.00 14150000 12800000 13500000 13500000 13250000

Trade Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Balance of Trade (SZL Million) 432.70 -613 -905 -500 -500 -696
Current Account to GDP (%) 0.40 3 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1

Government Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Government Debt to GDP (%) 10.75 18 20 20 20 20
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.50 -10.7 -9.5 -9.5 -9.5 -9.5
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 83.70 83 83 83 83 85
Government Budget Value (SZL Thousand) -2875229.00 -6453225 -6453225 -6453225 -6453225 -6889565

Taxes Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 33.00 33 33 33 33 33
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 27.50 27.5 27.5 27.5 27.5 27.5
Sales Tax Rate (%) 15.00 14 15 15 15 14


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