Markets Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Stock Market (points) 1671.79 1651 1638 1624 1611 1585
Currency 39.75 39.74 39.92 40.11 40.3 40.67

Overview Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
GDP Growth Rate (%) 0.80 -0.5 -0.5 1 1.2 1.4
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 2.40 -4 -5.3 -6.6 3.5 5.8
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.40 8.6 9.4 10 10.5 11
Inflation Rate (%) 2.80 4.3 1.6 1.5 2.2 1.8
Interest Rate (%) 1.85 1.85 0.85 0.85 0.85 0.85
Balance of Trade (MUR Million) -8575.00 -13650 -14320 -10200 -10250 -10600
Current Account to GDP (%) -6.30 -7.6 -7.6 -7.6 -5.7 -5.7
Government Debt to GDP (%) 64.60 80 80 80 73 73
Government Budget (% of GDP) -3.20 -5.8 -5.8 -5.8 -5.3 -5.3
Business Confidence (points) 161.50 65 70 75 92 100
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 15.00 15 15 15 15 15
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 15.00 15 15 15 15 15

GDP Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
GDP Growth Rate (%) 0.80 -0.5 -0.5 1 1.2 1.4
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 2.40 -4 -5.3 -6.6 3.5 5.8
GDP (USD Billion) 14.70 13.84 15.5 15.5 16.3 16.3
GDP Constant Prices (MUR Million) 133759.00 121941 120397 115512 128003 122211
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (MUR Million) 25977.00 22780 27246 26141 28968 27657
GDP per capita (USD) 10578.60 11200 11200 11200 11500 11500
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 21074.81 21527 21527 21527 21527 22159
GDP From Construction (MUR Million) 5915.00 4927 5698 5467 6058 5784
GDP From Manufacturing (MUR million) 16347.00 13179 14202 13626 15100 14416
GDP From Mining (MUR million) 306.00 270 284 273 302 289
GDP From Transport (MUR million) 7316.00 6677 7007 6723 7450 7113
GDP From Utilities (MUR Million) 1728.00 1746 1715 1646 1824 1741

Labour Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.40 8.6 9.4 10 10.5 11
Unemployed Persons (Thousand ) 37.90 40.3 40.3 40.5 40.5 43
Employed Persons (Thousand) 557.20 552 552 554 554 560
Wages (MUR/Month) 29841.00 31800 31800 31800 31800 32400
Population (Million) 1.27 1.27 1.27 1.29 1.27 1.3
Employment Rate (%) 93.63 93.1 93.3 93 93 93
Wages In Manufacturing (points) 125.20 115 115 120 120 120

Prices Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Inflation Rate (%) 2.80 4.3 1.6 1.5 2.2 1.8
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 108.79 108 105 105 110 107
Core Inflation Rate (%) 3.00 2.7 2.4 2 1.6 1.6
Producer Prices (points) 111.20 105 105 105 105 105
Food Inflation (%) 12.20 5.8 5.3 4.6 4.3 5
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 1.30 0.8 1.2 1.5 0.7 1.3
CPI Transportation (points) 105.10 107 105 107 107 109

Money Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Interest Rate (%) 1.85 1.85 0.85 0.85 0.85 0.85
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 3.70 3.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3
Lending Rate (%) 8.35 8.35 7.35 7.35 7.35 7.35

Trade Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Balance of Trade (MUR Million) -8575.00 -13650 -14320 -10200 -10250 -10600
Current Account to GDP (%) -6.30 -7.6 -7.6 -7.6 -5.7 -5.7
Imports (MUR Million) 14049.00 20000 20500 17700 17700 18000
Exports (MUR Million) 5474.00 6350 6180 7450 7450 7500
Tourism Revenues (MUR Million) 4899.00 4200 4600 6850 6850 6950
Tourist Arrivals 55863.00 90000 95000 130000 112000 140000
Foreign Direct Investment (MUR Million) 17370.00 18600 18600 18600 18600 19000

Government Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Government Debt to GDP (%) 64.60 80 80 80 73 73
Government Budget (% of GDP) -3.20 -5.8 -5.8 -5.8 -5.3 -5.3
Government Budget Value (MUR Million) -7234.00 -420 -420 -486 -486 -489
Government Spending (MUR Million) 19442.00 19755 18086 17352 19228 18358
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 22.00 23 23 23 23 26

Taxes Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 15.00 15 15 15 15 15
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 15.00 15 15 15 15 15
Sales Tax Rate (%) 15.00 15 15 15 15 15
Social Security Rate (%) 9.00 9 9 9 9 9
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 6.00 6 6 6 6 6
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 3.00 3 3 3 3 3

Business Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Business Confidence (points) 161.50 65 70 75 92 100
Industrial Production (%) 0.40 0.5 1.6 2 2 2.3

Consumer Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2021
Consumer Spending (MUR Million) 104908.00 88617 94105 90287 100050 95524
Bank Lending Rate (%) 8.35 8.35 7.35 7.35 7.35 7.35


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