Markets Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2023
Currency 11209.00 11295 11336 11378 11421 11505

Overview Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2023
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -2.70 6 6 6 6 4.3
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.60 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.3
Inflation Rate (%) 15.77 12 10 9 8 7
Interest Rate (%) 14.25 14.25 14.25 14.5 14.5 14.5
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -53.84 -65.95 -65.94 -65.97 -65.97 -65.94
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -15.60 -13.5 -13.5 -13.5 -13.5 -13.2
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 71.90 71.8 71.8 71.8 71.8 71
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.70 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6 -3.3
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 15.00 35 35 15 15 15

GDP Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2023
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -2.70 6 6 6 6 4.3
GDP (USD Billion) 3.87 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1
GDP per capita (USD) 624.71 650 650 650 650 670
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 1648.05 1630 1630 1630 1665 1665

Labour Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2023
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.60 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.3
Population (Million) 7.98 8.13 8.13 8.13 8.29 8.29

Prices Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2023
Inflation Rate (%) 15.77 12 10 9 8 7
Food Inflation (%) 18.80 16 13 10 12 10
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.30 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.3 0.3
CPI Transportation (points) 329.10 331 333 335 336 337
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 357.70 365 372 387 386 413

Money Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2023
Interest Rate (%) 14.25 14.25 14.25 14.5 14.5 14.5
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 8.25 8.25 8.25 8.5 8.5 8.5
Lending Rate (%) 17.25 17.25 17.25 18 18 18
Interbank Rate (%) 14.41 14.5 14.5 15 15 15
Central Bank Balance Sheet (SLL Million) 26247519.05 15000000 15000000 15000000 14500000 14500000

Trade Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2023
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -53.84 -65.95 -65.94 -65.97 -65.97 -65.94
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -15.60 -13.5 -13.5 -13.5 -13.5 -13.2
Tourist Arrivals (Persons) 3064.00 5800 5800 5800 6300 6300

Government Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2023
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 71.90 71.8 71.8 71.8 71.8 71
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.70 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6 -3.6 -3.3
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 20.20 31 31 31 31 31
Government Budget Value (SLL Million) 171033.00 -44525 -44525 -44525 -44525 -44525

Taxes Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2023
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 15.00 35 35 15 15 15
Sales Tax Rate (%) 15.00 15 15 15 15 15


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