Markets Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Currency 73.90 74.3 74.64 74.99 75.33 76.01

Overview Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 3.00 2.4 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6
Unemployment Rate (%) 3.40 4.1 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.3
Inflation Rate (%) 7.44 4.2 4 3.3 3.1 3.5
Interest Rate (%) 6.86 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9
Balance of Trade (BTN Million) -7890.75 -9000 -9000 -9000 -9000 -9000
Current Account (BTN Million ) -39677.40 -45500 -39500 -39500 -39500 -39500
Current Account to GDP (%) -23.71 -25 -22 -22 -22 -22
Government Debt to GDP (%) 104.40 112 111 111 111 111
Government Budget (% of GDP) -1.10 -9.5 -11 -11 -11 -11

GDP Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 3.00 2.4 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6
GDP (USD Billion) 2.45 2 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2
GDP per capita (USD) 3128.00 3050 3100 3100 3100 3100
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 11345.40 10100 10700 10700 10700 10700
GDP From Agriculture (BTN Million) 8059.80 8800 8800 8800 8800 8800
GDP From Construction (BTN Million) 10644.10 13400 13400 13400 13400 13400
GDP From Manufacturing (BTN Million) 5753.00 5950 5950 5950 5950 5950
GDP From Mining (BTN Million) 2062.30 2600 2600 2600 2600 2600
GDP From Public Administration (BTN Million) 4641.90 4700 4700 4700 4700 4700
GDP From Services (BTN Million) 26905.30 31000 31000 31000 31000 31000
GDP From Transport (BTN Million) 7184.60 8000 8000 8000 8000 8000
GDP From Utilities (BTN Million) 10079.80 11200 11200 11200 11200 11200

Labour Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Unemployment Rate (%) 3.40 4.1 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.3
Population (Million) 0.76 0.76 0.77 0.77 0.77 0.77

Prices Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Inflation Rate (%) 7.44 4.2 4 3.3 3.1 3.5
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.09 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
Producer Prices (points) 123.10 131 136 136 136 153
Producer Prices Change (%) 1.60 7 8.6 8.6 8.6 10
Food Inflation (%) 14.68 4 3.5 3.5 3.5 4.5
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 107.68 106 108 108 108 111

Money Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Interest Rate (%) 6.86 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 2.25 2.8 2.29 2.29 2.29 2.8
Money Supply M2 (BTN Million) 145063.22 146634 150629 154625 154625 162615
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 1423.28 1350 1395 1441 1441 1532

Trade Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Balance of Trade (BTN Million) -7890.75 -9000 -9000 -9000 -9000 -9000
Current Account (BTN Million ) -39677.40 -45500 -39500 -39500 -39500 -39500
Current Account to GDP (%) -23.71 -25 -22 -22 -22 -22
Exports (BTN Million) 8854.24 10500 10500 10500 10500 10500
Imports (BTN Million) 16744.99 19500 19500 19500 19500 19500
Tourism Revenues (USD Million) 3.12 5.9 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.8
Tourist Arrivals 2135.00 1200 1500 1500 1700 2000
External Debt (USD Million) 2728.40 3500 3000 3000 3000 3000
Foreign Direct Investment (BTN Million) -72.70 84.5 84.5 84.5 84.5 84.5

Government Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Government Debt to GDP (%) 104.40 112 111 111 111 111
Government Budget (% of GDP) -1.10 -9.5 -11 -11 -11 -11
Fiscal Expenditure (BTN Million) 56513.50 61700 61700 61700 61700 61700
Government Revenues (BTN Million) 54666.70 52140 52140 52140 52140 52140

Taxes Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Sales Tax Rate (%) 50.00 50 50 50 50 50

Consumer Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Private Sector Credit (BTN Million) 15.70 15.5 15.5 15.5 15.5 15.5


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