Markets Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Currency 97.38 96.06 96.48 96.91 97.33 97.33
Overview Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
GDP Growth Rate (%) 1.10 0.6 1.2 0.5 0.6 0.8
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 2.20 2.4 1.7 2.4 2.2 2
Inflation Rate (%) 0.68 1.6 2 2.1 2 2.3
Interest Rate (%) 4.34 4.25 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -432.25 -556 -556 -556 -556 -556
Current Account (USD Million) -306.21 -110 -260 -230 -230 -200
Current Account to GDP (%) -2.00 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.6 -4.6
Government Debt to GDP (%) 74.07 77 77 77 75 75
Government Budget (% of GDP) -0.10 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.2 -1.2
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
GDP Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
GDP Growth Rate (%) 1.10 0.6 1.2 0.5 0.6 0.8
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 2.20 2.4 1.7 2.4 2.2 2
GDP (USD Billion) 24.81 26 26 26 27 27
GDP Constant Prices (USD Million) 6903.90 6668 6540 6640 6627 6773
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (USD Million) 4288.00 3891 3877 3937 3929 4016
GDP per capita (USD) 3463.54 3650 3650 3650 3700 3700
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 7292.46 7400 7400 7400 7600 7600
GDP From Agriculture (USD Million) 314.17 482 395 322 321 328
GDP From Construction (USD Million) 369.10 357 347 352 351 359
GDP From Public Administration (USD Million) 573.40 445 435 442 441 450
GDP From Transport (USD Million) 326.30 307 281 286 285 291
GDP From Utilities (USD Million) 189.70 160 166 169 168 172
Labour Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Population (Million) 6.38 6.44 6.44 6.42 6.46 6.46
Wages High Skilled (SVC/Month) 831.00 820 820 790 790 830
Wages Low Skilled (SVC/Month) 291.00 296 297 345 345 370
Living Wage Family (SVC/Month) 515.00 504 495 486 486 515
Prices Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 0.68 1.6 2 2.1 2 2.3
Consumer Price Index CPI (Index Points) 112.69 114 115 115 115 117
Producer Prices (Index Points) 116.14 117 117 118 118 120
Producer Prices Change (%) 1.68 1.6 1.6 1.8 1.8 1.7
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.20 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1
Food Inflation (%) 1.22 1.4 1.7 1.5 1.5 2
Cpi Housing Utilities (Index Points) 137.51 138 140 141 140 144
CPI Transportation (Index Points) 108.94 114 114 111 110 113
Money Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Interest Rate (%) 4.34 4.25 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5
Trade Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -432.25 -556 -556 -556 -556 -556
Current Account (USD Million) -306.21 -110 -260 -230 -230 -200
Current Account to GDP (%) -2.00 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5 -4.6 -4.6
Foreign Direct Investment (USD Million) 72.90 150 45 120 120 100
Government Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 74.07 77 77 77 75 75
Government Budget (% of GDP) -0.10 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.2 -1.2
Government Spending (USD Million) 4203.30 3971 3957 4018 4010 4098
Taxes Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Sales Tax Rate (%) 13.00 13 13 13 13 13
Social Security Rate (%) 10.50 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5 10.5
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 7.50 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 3.00 3 3 3 3 3
Business Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Industrial Production (%) 1.38 -0.9 1.6 2.2 2.2 2.4
Changes in Inventories (USD Million) 344.85 -80 -80 -80 265 265
Leading Economic Index (%) 2.70 1.4 1.7 2.2 2.2 2.3
Consumer Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Consumer Spending (USD Million) 21664.20 21228 21155 21480 21438 21910
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 0.84 0.73 0.71 0.69 0.67 0.67


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