Markets Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Currency 32.70 32.92 33.08 33.24 33.41 33.73
Overview Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -7.70 -3 -2.5 -2.2 -1 1.5
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.20 7 7 7 6.8 6.5
Inflation Rate (%) 5.08 5.1 5.3 5.4 4.5 5.3
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -151.90 -195 -195 -190 -190 -180
Current Account (USD Million) -4.00 20 240 -280 90 -300
Current Account to GDP (%) 0.60 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 1 1
Government Debt to GDP (%) 52.50 55 55 55 56 56
Government Budget (% of GDP) -1.90 -2.5 -2.5 -2.5 -2.3 -2.3
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 Annual Growth Rate (%) -7.70 -3 -2.5 -2.2 -1 1.5
GDP (USD Billion) 13.81 14.9 14.9 14.9 15.6 15.6
GDP Constant Prices (NIO Million) 46318.60 42063 43252 42836 43362 43479
GDP per capita (USD) 2016.32 2200 2200 2200 2350 2350
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 5321.44 5700 5700 5700 5900 5900
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (NIO Million) 10667.60 11804 10170 10072 10196 10223
GDP From Agriculture (NIO Million) 4305.20 3211 3769 3733 3779 3789
GDP From Construction (NIO Million) 929.00 1113 1129 1118 1132 1135
GDP From Manufacturing (NIO Million) 7044.00 5626 6867 6801 6884 6903
GDP From Mining (NIO Million) 625.00 596 604 599 606 608
GDP From Public Administration (NIO Million) 2686.00 2657 2666 2641 2673 2680
GDP From Services (NIO Million) 5187.00 4443 4110 4070 4120 4131
GDP From Transport (NIO Million) 3747.00 3770 3461 3428 3470 3479
Labour Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.20 7 7 7 6.8 6.5
Wages (NIO Thousands/Month) 10.88 11.18 11.31 13 13 13.6
Population (Million) 6.39 6.52 6.52 6.45 6.51 6.51
Living Wage Family (NIO/Month) 7510.00 7900 7900 7900 7900 7750
Wages High Skilled (NIO/Month) 13600.00 13227 13082 13082 13082 13092
Wages Low Skilled (NIO/Month) 5400.00 5700 5700 5700 5700 5620
Prices Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 5.08 5.1 5.3 5.4 4.5 5.3
Consumer Price Index CPI (Index Points) 223.20 226 227 231 229 243
Producer Prices (Index Points) 251.80 266 260 262 262 273
Producer Prices Change (%) 3.00 5.4 4.7 4 4 4.2
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 1.80 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5
Food Inflation (%) 3.90 3 3.6 4.5 4.5 3.9
Cpi Housing Utilities (Index Points) 209.60 210 217 219 217 230
CPI Transportation (Index Points) 190.00 195 202 195 194 205
Money Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 1.25 2 2 2 2.25 2.25
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 2147.00 2350 2450 2400 2400 2550
Trade Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -151.90 -195 -195 -190 -190 -180
Current Account (USD Million) -4.00 20 240 -280 90 -300
Current Account to GDP (%) 0.60 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 1 1
Exports (USD Million) 425.40 475 470 475 475 500
Imports (USD Million) 577.30 670 665 665 665 680
Government Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 52.50 55 55 55 56 56
Government Budget (% of GDP) -1.90 -2.5 -2.5 -2.5 -2.3 -2.3
Government Spending (NIO Million) 15389.60 17338 17382 17215 17426 17473
Government Debt (NIO Million) 221086.70 265000 275000 260000 260000 265000
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 (%) 15.00 15 15 15 15 15
Business Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Leading Economic Index (%) -5.10 -3.6 -3.2 -2 -2 2.4
Consumer Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2020
Consumer Spending (NIO Million) 154414.30 154450 154842 153353 155234 155653
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 0.99 0.89 0.87 0.85 0.83 0.83


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