Markets Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Stock Market (points) 7864.48 7852 7819 7787 7754 7689
Currency 10.57 10.76 10.84 10.91 10.99 11.15
Overview Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
GDP Growth Rate (%) 3.00 1.3 1.6 1.4 0.5 1.6
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 4.10 4.3 4.1 3.8 4.1 4
Inflation Rate (%) 3.30 3.4 3.9 3.3 2.9 3.2
Interest Rate (%) 5.00 5 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75
Balance of Trade (BWP Million ) -469.10 -357 -117 -91.1 -91.1 163
Current Account to GDP (%) 12.00 7.9 7.9 7.9 7.5 7.5
Government Debt to GDP (%) 22.30 20 20 20 19 19
Government Budget (% of GDP) -0.10 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -0.5 -0.5
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 22.00 22 22 22 22 22
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
GDP Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
GDP Growth Rate (%) 3.00 1.3 1.6 1.4 0.5 1.6
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 4.10 4.3 4.1 3.8 4.1 4
GDP (USD Billion) 17.41 17.6 17.6 17.6 17.7 17.7
GDP Constant Prices (BWP Million) 24850.90 24581 24670 25795 25870 26827
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (BWP Million) 30833.10 29322 29293 32005 32097 33285
GDP per capita (USD) 7523.22 7880 7880 7880 8000 8000
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 15807.37 16200 16200 16200 16500 16500
GDP From Agriculture (BWP Million) 385.50 393 400 400 401 416
GDP From Construction (BWP Million) 1831.00 1860 1860 1901 1906 1977
GDP From Manufacturing (BWP Millon) 1494.30 1476 1531 1551 1556 1613
GDP From Mining (BWP Million) 2706.80 2687 2490 2810 2818 2922
GDP From Public Administration (BWP Million) 3102.70 3111 3168 3221 3230 3349
GDP From Services (BWP Million) 5431.80 5372 5190 5638 5655 5864
GDP From Transport (BWP Million) 1554.40 1515 1569 1613 1618 1678
GDP From Utilities (BWP Million) 266.00 276 322 276 277 287
Labour Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Wages (BWP/Month) 6347.00 6525 6578 6400 6400 6500
Prices Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 3.30 3.4 3.9 3.3 2.9 3.2
Consumer Price Index CPI (Index Points) 100.50 102 103 103 103 107
Core Consumer Prices (Index Points) 100.80 101 101 101 102 103
Core Inflation Rate (%) 1.60 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.7
Food Inflation (%) 0.10 -0.4 -1 -0.2 0.4 0.4
CPI Transportation (Index Points) 100.50 98.23 98.71 103 104 107
Money Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Interest Rate (%) 5.00 5 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.75
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 1.58 1.81 1.81 1.81 1.81 1.81
Trade Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Balance of Trade (BWP Million ) -469.10 -357 -117 -91.1 -91.1 163
Current Account to GDP (%) 12.00 7.9 7.9 7.9 7.5 7.5
Government Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 22.30 20 20 20 19 19
Government Budget (% of GDP) -0.10 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -0.5 -0.5
Government Spending (BWP Million) 19729.30 19765 19746 20479 20538 21298
Taxes Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 22.00 22 22 22 22 22
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
Sales Tax Rate (%) 12.00 12 12 12 12 12
Business Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Business Confidence (Index Points) 58.00 79 72 72 72 74
Consumer Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Consumer Spending (BWP Million) 11251.20 11202 11510 11679 11712 12146
Bank Lending Rate (%) 6.50 6.75 6.75 6.75 6.75 6.75


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