Markets Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Currency 20.50 20.75 20.96 21.17 21.39 21.82

Overview Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 4.00 -10 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1
Unemployment Rate (%) 13.40 16 16.8 16.8 16.8 16.8
Inflation Rate (%) 10.80 10.5 9.6 8.5 8 8
Interest Rate (%) 9.00 9 8 8 8 8
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -22.50 -31.19 -31.2 -31.2 -31.2 -32.33
Government Debt to GDP (%) 73.10 120 75 75 75 75
Government Budget (% of GDP) -1.90 -12 -10 -10 -10 -10

GDP Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 4.00 -10 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1
GDP (USD Billion) 0.43 0.24 0.28 0.28 0.28 0.28
GDP per capita (USD) 1303.60 1165 1250 1250 1250 1250
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 3963.78 3700 3800 3800 3800 3800

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

Prices Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Inflation Rate (%) 10.80 10.5 9.6 8.5 8 8
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 1.00 1.2 0.7 0.4 0.4 1.2
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 142.47 148 149 152 154 160

Money Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Interest Rate (%) 9.00 9 8 8 8 8
Foreign Exchange Reserves (STD Million) 140.18 160 158 163 165 160

Trade Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -22.50 -31.19 -31.2 -31.2 -31.2 -32.33
Imports (USD Million) 24.42 37.5 37.5 37.5 37.5 38
Exports (USD Million) 1.91 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.3 5.7

Government Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2021
Government Debt to GDP (%) 73.10 120 75 75 75 75
Government Budget (% of GDP) -1.90 -12 -10 -10 -10 -10


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