Markets Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2020
Stock Market (points) 7496.01 7440 7419 7398 7377 7336
Currency 10.83 11.07 11.14 11.21 11.28 11.43
Overview Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2020
GDP Growth Rate (%) 1.40 2.7 -1.3 0.4 1.6 2.4
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 3.10 4.3 4 3.7 4.3 4.6
Inflation Rate (%) 3.00 3.2 3 2.8 2.8 3
Interest Rate (%) 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.5 4.5 4
Balance of Trade (BWP Million ) -3211.00 -91.1 -91.1 -1400 -100 163
Current Account to GDP (%) 9.70 8.7 7.9 7.9 7.9 7.9
Government Debt to GDP (%) 13.40 13.5 13 13 13 13
Government Budget (% of GDP) -1.00 -3.8 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 22.00 22 22 22 22 22
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
GDP Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2020
GDP Growth Rate (%) 1.40 2.7 -1.3 0.4 1.6 2.4
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 3.10 4.3 4 3.7 4.3 4.6
GDP (USD Billion) 18.62 17.7 18.45 18.45 18.45 18.45
GDP Constant Prices (BWP Million) 24814.50 25919 25465 25733 25882 27112
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (BWP Million) 30833.10 32159 32066 31974 32159 33638
GDP per capita (USD) 8031.00 7880 8000 8000 8000 8000
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 16518.24 16200 16500 16500 16500 16500
GDP From Agriculture (BWP Million) 382.90 402 393 397 399 421
GDP From Construction (BWP Million) 1876.20 1910 1898 1946 1957 1998
GDP From Manufacturing (BWP Millon) 1465.20 1559 1456 1519 1528 1630
GDP From Mining (BWP Million) 2422.20 2823 2662 2512 2526 2953
GDP From Public Administration (BWP Million) 3169.00 3236 3219 3286 3305 3385
GDP From Services (BWP Million) 5556.40 5665 5474 5762 5795 5926
GDP From Transport (BWP Million) 1565.00 1621 1594 1623 1632 1696
GDP From Utilities (BWP Million) 272.70 277 277 283 284 290
Labour Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2020
Wages (BWP/Month) 6533.00 6400 6400 6400 6400 6500
Prices Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 3.00 3.2 3 2.8 2.8 3
Consumer Price Index CPI (Index Points) 101.80 103 103 104 104 107
Core Consumer Prices (Index Points) 102.10 101 102 102 103 103
Core Inflation Rate (%) 2.20 1.8 1.6 1.3 2 1.6
Food Inflation (%) 2.50 -0.2 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
CPI Transportation (Index Points) 100.90 103 104 104 103 107
Money Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2020
Interest Rate (%) 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.5 4.5 4
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 1.51 1.59 1.59 1.34 1.34 0.84
Trade Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2020
Balance of Trade (BWP Million ) -3211.00 -91.1 -91.1 -1400 -100 163
Current Account to GDP (%) 9.70 8.7 7.9 7.9 7.9 7.9
Government Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 13.40 13.5 13 13 13 13
Government Budget (% of GDP) -1.00 -3.8 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1
Government Spending (BWP Million) 19729.30 20578 20518 20459 20578 21524
Taxes Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 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 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2020
Business Confidence (Index Points) 58.00 67 67 72 72 74
Consumer Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2020
Consumer Spending (BWP Million) 11470.30 11735 11896 11895 11964 12275
Bank Lending Rate (%) 6.50 6.5 6.5 6.25 6.25 5.75


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