Markets Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Currency 10839.20 10862 10906 10949 10993 11081
Stock Market (points) 610.86 596 580 564 549 519

Overview Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 0.40 3.5 4.8 4.8 4.5 4.8
Unemployment Rate (%) 1.00 1.8 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.6
Inflation Rate (%) 4.17 4.5 3.2 3 3.5 3.6
Interest Rate (%) 3.00 3 3 3 3 3
Balance of Trade (USD Million) 172.71 -362 -362 -362 -362 -362
Current Account (USD Million) -46.52 -549 -549 -549 -549 -549
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -0.60 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 55.66 57.7 58.2 58.2 58.2 58.2
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.22 -5.6 -5.3 -5.3 -5.3 -5.3
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 20.00 24 24 24 24 24
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 25.00 24 24 24 24 24

GDP Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 0.40 3.5 4.8 4.8 4.5 4.8
GDP (USD Billion) 19.14 19.9 19.9 19.9 19.9 20.4
GDP per capita (USD) 2546.45 1875 1920 1920 1920 1920
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 7805.80 7490 7950 7950 7950 7950

Labour Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Unemployment Rate (%) 1.00 1.8 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.6
Population (Million) 7.30 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.4

Prices Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Inflation Rate (%) 4.17 4.5 3.2 3 3.5 3.6
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 119.81 119 118 120 124 124
Food Inflation (%) 3.10 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5

Money Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Interest Rate (%) 3.00 3 3 3 3 3
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 1167.63 941 941 941 941 941

Trade Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Balance of Trade (USD Million) 172.71 -362 -362 -362 -362 -362
Current Account (USD Million) -46.52 -549 -549 -549 -549 -549
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -0.60 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5
Imports (USD Million) 1609.23 1610 1610 1610 1610 1610
Exports (USD Million) 1781.94 1248 1248 1248 1248 1248
Foreign Direct Investment (USD Million) 199.61 250 250 250 250 250

Government Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 55.66 57.7 58.2 58.2 58.2 58.2
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.22 -5.6 -5.3 -5.3 -5.3 -5.3

Taxes Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 20.00 24 24 24 24 24
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 25.00 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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