Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Currency 35.08 35.17 35.26 35.35 35.44 35.63

Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -1.90 0.8 1.4 1.2 1.7 2.5
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.80 5.1 6.9 6.4 6.4 6.3
Inflation Rate (%) 3.94 3.3 3.5 3.8 3 4.5
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -154.10 -180 -180 -180 -180 -180
Current Account (USD Million) 137.90 -180 -250 -250 -250 -250
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) 7.60 2.3 2.3 2.3 -1.5 -1.5
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 57.20 61 61 61 61 59
Government Budget (% of GDP) -1.00 -3 -3 -3 -3 -2.5
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30

GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -1.90 0.8 1.4 1.2 1.7 2.5
GDP (USD Billion) 12.62 11.6 11.6 11.6 11.6 12
GDP Constant Prices (NIO Million) 45834.00 40451 44522 46476 46384 47638
GDP per capita (USD) 1721.82 1520 1520 1520 1520 1650
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 5280.14 5300 5300 5300 5300 5490
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (NIO Million) 10836.20 7804 10468 8138 8122 8341
GDP From Agriculture (NIO Million) 3964.00 3682 3880 4030 4022 4130
GDP From Construction (NIO Million) 1188.00 728 1162 705 703 722
GDP From Manufacturing (NIO Million) 6935.00 5064 7069 7168 7154 7347
GDP From Mining (NIO Million) 911.00 490 622 822 821 843
GDP From Public Administration (NIO Million) 2773.00 2899 2745 2797 2791 2867
GDP From Services (NIO Million) 5831.00 4262 4231 4238 4229 4343
GDP From Transport (NIO Million) 3624.00 3489 3563 3316 3309 3399

Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.80 5.1 6.9 6.4 6.4 6.3
Wages (NIO Thousands/Month) 11.00 13.6 13.6 13.6 13.6 13.6
Population (Million) 6.67 6.63 6.71 6.71 6.71 6.79

Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Inflation Rate (%) 3.94 3.3 3.5 3.8 3 4.5
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 244.80 242 248 252 252 259
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.23 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Food Inflation (%) 5.50 4.5 4 4 4 4.1
Core Inflation Rate (%) 3.40 4.5 5 5 5 5.6
Cpi Housing Utilities (points) 224.00 229 232 231 231 242
CPI Transportation (points) 208.50 194 198 212 215 207

Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 2.15 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25 2.25
Interest Rate (%) 9.07 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 10
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 3326.30 2550 2550 2550 2550 2550

Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -154.10 -180 -180 -180 -180 -180
Current Account (USD Million) 137.90 -180 -250 -250 -250 -250
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) 7.60 2.3 2.3 2.3 -1.5 -1.5
Imports (USD Million) 580.50 680 680 680 680 680
Exports (USD Million) 426.30 500 500 500 500 500
Remittances (USD Million) 190.70 162 162 162 162 160

Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 57.20 61 61 61 61 59
Government Budget (% of GDP) -1.00 -3 -3 -3 -3 -2.5
Government Budget Value (NIO Million) -2518.80 193 193 193 193 193
Government Spending (NIO Million) 16637.00 16925 17892 16345 16313 16754
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 78.30 81 81 83 83 83
Government Debt (NIO Million) 282998.80 260000 256000 256000 256000 240000

Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Sales Tax Rate (%) 15.00 15 15 15 15 15

Business Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Leading Economic Index (%) -2.60 2.8 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5

Consumer Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Consumer Spending (NIO Million) 147066.30 154147 159389 148862 148568 152583
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 1.10 1.05 0.99 0.94 0.9 0.85


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