Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Currency 4.50 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5

Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -60.30 58 58 7 7 7
Unemployment Rate (%) 18.63 20 20 19.4 19.4 19.4
Inflation Rate (%) 2.80 4 3.6 2.9 3.1 3
Interest Rate (%) 3.00 3 3 3 3 3
Balance of Trade (LYD Million) 14753.80 -5220 -486 -486 -486 -5220
Current Account (LYD Million) 5733.10 -4000 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) 9.30 3.5 3.5 0.2 0.2 0.2
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 155.00 120 120 130 130 130
Government Budget (% of GDP) -103.00 -10 -10 -8 -8 -8
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 10.00 10 10 10 10 10

GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -60.30 58 58 7 7 7
GDP (USD Billion) 25.42 51 51 51 51 52
GDP per capita (USD) 5503.73 7200 7200 7200 7200 7350
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 10282.29 12550 12550 12550 12550 13000

Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Unemployment Rate (%) 18.63 20 20 19.4 19.4 19.4
Population (million) 6.87 6.95 6.98 6.98 6.98 7.08

Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Inflation Rate (%) 2.80 4 3.6 2.9 3.1 3
Food Inflation (%) 3.15 4.3 3.8 3.5 3.3 3
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.40 1 0.8 0.8 0.6 0.6
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 270.10 278 371 280 278 288
Cpi Housing Utilities (points) 175.70 181 202 182 181 187
CPI Transportation (points) 185.70 191 192 191 191 198

Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Interest Rate (%) 3.00 3 3 3 3 3
Banks Balance Sheet (LYD Million) 126107.90 130000 130000 130000 130000 126000

Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Balance of Trade (LYD Million) 14753.80 -5220 -486 -486 -486 -5220
Current Account (LYD Million) 5733.10 -4000 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) 9.30 3.5 3.5 0.2 0.2 0.2
Imports (LYD Million) 24034.10 22370 22370 22370 22370 22370
Exports (LYD Million) 38787.90 17150 17150 17150 17150 17150
Crude Oil Production (BBL/D/1K) 1243.00 1290 1200 1200 1200 1150

Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 155.00 120 120 130 130 130
Government Budget (% of GDP) -103.00 -10 -10 -8 -8 -8

Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 10.00 10 10 10 10 10
Social Security Rate (%) 15.00 15 15 15 15 15
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 11.25 11.25 11.25 11.25 11.25 11.25
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75


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