Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Currency 21.68 21.9 22.13 22.35 22.58 23.03

Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 4.00 -25 -25 4 4 4
Unemployment Rate (%) 13.40 16 16 16.8 16.8 16.8
Inflation Rate (%) 8.20 8 7.4 8.3 7.5 7
Interest Rate (%) 9.00 8.5 8.5 8.5 8 8
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -27.20 -29.55 -31.2 -31.2 -31.2 -32.3
Government Debt to GDP (%) 73.10 120 120 75 75 75
Government Budget (% of GDP) -1.90 -20 -20 -15 -15 -15

GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 4.00 -25 -25 4 4 4
GDP (USD Billion) 0.42 0.24 0.24 0.28 0.28 0.28
GDP per capita (USD) 1303.60 1165 1165 1250 1250 1250
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 3963.78 3700 3700 3800 3800 3800

Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Unemployment Rate (%) 13.40 16 16 16.8 16.8 16.8
Population (Million) 0.21 0.22 0.21 0.22 0.22 0.21

Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Inflation Rate (%) 8.20 8 7.4 8.3 7.5 7
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.30 1 1.2 0.7 0.4 1.2
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) -31101.59 139 144 -33683 -33434 154

Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Interest Rate (%) 9.00 8.5 8.5 8.5 8 8
Foreign Exchange Reserves (STD Million) 135.87 145 150 160 165 160

Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -27.20 -29.55 -31.2 -31.2 -31.2 -32.3
Imports (USD Million) 31.65 32 37.5 37.5 37.5 38
Exports (USD Million) 4.47 2.45 6.3 6.3 6.3 5.7

Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Government Debt to GDP (%) 73.10 120 120 75 75 75
Government Budget (% of GDP) -1.90 -20 -20 -15 -15 -15


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