Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Currency 73.59 73.93 74.21 74.5 74.8 75.38

Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 5.50 -1.8 -1.8 4.5 4.5 4.5
Unemployment Rate (%) 5.00 4.2 4.32 4.1 4.1 4.1
Inflation Rate (%) 5.15 6.6 5.5 5.1 4.5 4
Interest Rate (%) 6.86 6.86 6.86 7 7 7
Balance of Trade (BTN Million) -9612.77 -9000 -9000 -9000 -9000 -9000
Current Account (BTN Million ) -21789.50 -39500 -39500 -39500 -39500 -39500
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -11.40 -22 -22 -22 -22 -15
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 120.74 121 121 121 121 118
Government Budget (% of GDP) -6.20 -11 -11 -11 -11 -12.5

GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 5.50 -1.8 -1.8 4.5 4.5 4.5
GDP (USD Billion) 2.41 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.5
GDP per capita (USD) 3007.70 3100 3100 3100 3100 3500
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 10909.10 10700 10700 10700 10700 11500
GDP From Agriculture (BTN Million) 7385.60 8800 8800 8800 8800 8800
GDP From Construction (BTN Million) 8348.20 13400 13400 13400 13400 13400
GDP From Manufacturing (BTN Million) 5956.12 5950 5950 5950 5950 5950
GDP From Mining (BTN Million) 3775.96 2600 2600 2600 2600 2600
GDP From Public Administration (BTN Million) 4953.18 4700 4700 4700 4700 4700
GDP From Services (BTN Million) 33306.41 31000 31000 31000 31000 31000
GDP From Transport (BTN Million) 9120.50 8000 8000 8000 8000 8000
GDP From Utilities (BTN Million) 9618.50 11200 11200 11200 11200 11200

Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Unemployment Rate (%) 5.00 4.2 4.32 4.1 4.1 4.1
Population (Million) 0.77 0.77 0.77 0.77 0.77 0.78

Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Inflation Rate (%) 5.15 6.6 5.5 5.1 4.5 4
Producer Prices (points) 124.60 136 153 153 153 184
Producer Prices Change (%) 3.80 8.6 10 10 10 10
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 1.09 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 113.12 108 111 111 111 116
Food Inflation (%) 4.40 5.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5

Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Interest Rate (%) 6.86 6.86 6.86 7 7 7
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 3.00 3 2.8 3.14 3.14 3.14
Money Supply M2 (BTN Million) 174639.04 154625 162615 162615 162615 178597
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 1554.40 1441 1532 1532 1532 1713

Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Balance of Trade (BTN Million) -9612.77 -9000 -9000 -9000 -9000 -9000
Current Account (BTN Million ) -21789.50 -39500 -39500 -39500 -39500 -39500
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -11.40 -22 -22 -22 -22 -15
Imports (BTN Million) 18943.10 19500 19500 19500 19500 19500
Exports (BTN Million) 9330.34 10500 10500 10500 10500 10500
Tourism Revenues (USD Million) 0.00 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.7
Tourist Arrivals 0.00 1700 2000 2000 2000 3500
Foreign Direct Investment (BTN Million) 42.37 84.5 84.5 84.5 84.5 84.5
External Debt (USD Million) 2989.70 3000 3000 3000 3000 3000

Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 120.74 121 121 121 121 118
Government Budget (% of GDP) -6.20 -11 -11 -11 -11 -12.5
Government Revenues (BTN Million) 52726.60 52140 52140 52140 52140 52140
Fiscal Expenditure (BTN Million) 57472.30 61700 61700 61700 61700 61700

Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Sales Tax Rate (%) 50.00 50 50 50 50 50

Consumer Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Private Sector Credit (BTN Million) 118812.50 15.5 15.5 15.5 15.5 15.5


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