Markets Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Currency 92.11 96.06 96.48 96.91 97.33 97.33

Overview Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 1.50 -6 -2.5 -2.5 -2.5 -2.5
Unemployment Rate (%) 8.40 11.5 11.3 11.1 10.9 10.8
Inflation Rate (%) -1.60 -0.8 -0.5 -0.2 0.2 0.7
Balance of Trade (USD Million) 1991.40 50 1120 1120 1120 70
Current Account (USD Million) 8148.10 7000 7000 7000 7000 6500
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 33.00 33 33 33 33 33
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 37.50 39 37.5 37.5 37.5 39

GDP Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 1.50 -6 -2.5 -2.5 -2.5 -2.5
GDP (USD Billion) 104.99 101 102 102 102 102
GDP per capita (USD) 27684.46 27100 27500 27500 27500 27500
GDP Per Capita Ppp (USD) 34517.60 33900 34200 34200 34200 34200

Labour Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Unemployment Rate (%) 8.40 11.5 11.3 11.1 10.9 10.8
Population (Million) 3.15 3.04 3.04 3.04 3.04 2.93
Labor Force Participation Rate (%) 41.00 41 41.3 41.3 41.3 41.3
Manufacturing Payrolls (Thousand) 74.50 73.1 73.1 73.1 73.1 73.3
Government Payrolls (Thousand) 201.00 210 205 205 205 215
Employed Persons (Thousand) 973.00 1000 973 973 973 1010
Employment Rate (%) 37.50 37.4 37.6 37.6 37.6 37.8
Unemployed Persons (Thousand) 90.00 90 87 87 87 88

Prices Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Inflation Rate (%) -1.60 -0.8 -0.5 -0.2 0.2 0.7
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.00 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.3
Food Inflation (%) -0.90 -0.1 0.3 0.5 0.7 0.9
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 118.54 122 118 118 118 123

Money Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Banks Balance Sheet (USD Million) 71440.40 75000 75000 75000 75000 80000

Trade Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Balance of Trade (USD Million) 1991.40 50 1120 1120 1120 70
Current Account (USD Million) 8148.10 7000 7000 7000 7000 6500
Imports (USD Million) 3658.80 4300 4180 4180 4180 4380
Exports (USD Million) 4363.50 4350 5300 5300 5300 4450
Capital Flows (USD Million) -5142.70 -4900 -4900 -4900 -4900 -4900
Tourist Arrivals (Thousand) 55.30 90 120 140 150 165

Government Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Government Revenues (USD Million) 789.70 1000 1200 1200 1200 1100

Taxes Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 33.00 33 33 33 33 33
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 37.50 39 37.5 37.5 37.5 39

Business Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Leading Economic Index (%) -7.00 -3 1.5 2 2 2.1
Manufacturing Pmi (points) 58.80 58.3 58.5 58.5 58.7 58.7

Consumer Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Retail Sales YoY (%) -55.80 -8 1.5 10 8 3.5
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 0.52 0.65 0.47 0.45 0.42 0.61


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