Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Currency 16.03 16.37 16.74 17.12 17.52 18.33
Government Bond 10y 26.25 27.19 28.16 29.17 30.22 32.42

Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 2.10 3.6 3.4 4 3.5 3.6
Unemployment Rate (%) 12.20 12.6 12.6 12.3 12.3 12.3
Inflation Rate (%) 9.90 10 9.3 8.6 8.2 8
Interest Rate (%) 9.00 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5
Balance of Trade (ZMW Million) 6523.00 5500 4400 6000 6200 8500
Current Account (USD Million) 388.60 150 -140 -140 -140 -340
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) 12.20 5 5 5 5 3.6
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 96.00 120 120 120 120 113
Government Budget (% of GDP) -9.00 -6.7 -6.7 -6.3 -6.3 -6.3
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 35.00 35 35 35 35 35
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 37.50 37.5 37.5 37.5 37.5 37.5

GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 2.10 3.6 3.4 4 3.5 3.6
GDP (USD Billion) 21.20 24 27 27 27 27
GDP Constant Prices (ZMW Million) 424269.00 365042 367169 438694 441240 454487
GDP per capita (USD) 1281.97 1280 1280 1280 1280 1300
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 3298.63 3410 3500 3500 3500 3500

Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Unemployment Rate (%) 12.20 12.6 12.6 12.3 12.3 12.3
Population (Million) 17.88 18.4 18.93 18.93 18.93 18.93

Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Inflation Rate (%) 9.90 10 9.3 8.6 8.2 8
Food Inflation (%) 12.00 11.5 10.5 8.7 7.5 7
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.40 1 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.5
CPI Housing Utilities (points) 374.04 391 392 396 400 424
CPI Transportation (points) 458.52 463 465 466 468 470
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 363.91 364 368 384 392 397

Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Interest Rate (%) 9.00 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.5
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 8.11 8.61 8.61 8.61 8.61 8.61
Money Supply M3 (ZMW Thousand) 115915171.17 117300000 117000000 117000000 117000000 105000000
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 2630.98 2740 2710 2670 2670 2800

Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Balance of Trade (ZMW Million) 6523.00 5500 4400 6000 6200 8500
Current Account (USD Million) 388.60 150 -140 -140 -140 -340
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) 12.20 5 5 5 5 3.6
Imports (ZMW Million) 14061.00 12500 12500 12500 12500 10500
Exports (ZMW Million) 16211.00 18500 18700 18700 18700 19000
Foreign Direct Investment (USD Million) 170.20 300 125 125 125 125
External Debt (USD Million) 16445.00 17700 17700 17700 17700 18500
Capital Flows (USD Million) -1050.90 230 170 170 170 400

Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 96.00 120 120 120 120 113
Government Budget (% of GDP) -9.00 -6.7 -6.7 -6.3 -6.3 -6.3
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 262.00 415 415 415 415 415
Government Debt (USD Million) 12738.30 14500 14500 14500 14500 14500

Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 35.00 35 35 35 35 35
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 37.50 37.5 37.5 37.5 37.5 37.5
Sales Tax Rate (%) 16.00 16 16 16 16 16
Social Security Rate (%) 10.00 10 10 10 10 10
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 5.00 5 5 5 5 5
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 5.00 5 5 5 5 5

Business Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Composite PMI (points) 50.50 49.8 51.4 50.7 51 52


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