Markets Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2021
Currency 22.63 22.43 22.66 22.89 23.11 23.57

Overview Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 4.10 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.7
Unemployment Rate (%) 13.40 13.4 13.4 13.4 13.4 13.6
Inflation Rate (%) 7.70 4.4 6.3 5 5.4 5.2
Interest Rate (%) 9.00 9 8.5 8.5 8.5 8
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -27.20 -35.3 -27.6 -29.6 -31.19 -32.33
Government Debt to GDP (%) 70.60 74 74 74 74 73
Government Budget (% of GDP) 0.30 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 0.9

GDP Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 4.10 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.7
GDP (USD Billion) 0.42 0.47 0.47 0.47 0.47 0.52
GDP per capita (USD) 1297.40 1350 1350 1350 1350 1380
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 3033.40 3120 3120 3120 3120 3240

Labour Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2021
Unemployment Rate (%) 13.40 13.4 13.4 13.4 13.4 13.6
Population (Million) 0.21 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.21 0.21

Prices Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2021
Inflation Rate (%) 7.70 4.4 6.3 5 5.4 5.2
Consumer Price Index Cpi (points) 133.98 131 136 135 139 146

Money Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2021
Interest Rate (%) 9.00 9 8.5 8.5 8.5 8
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 3.36 3.36 3.36 2.86 2.86 2.86
Foreign Exchange Reserves (STD Million) 134.97 155 160 160 178 190

Trade Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2021
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -27.20 -35.3 -27.6 -29.6 -31.19 -32.33
Imports (USD Million) 31.65 36.4 30 32 37.5 38
Exports (USD Million) 4.47 1.1 2.45 2.45 6.3 5.7

Government Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2021
Government Debt to GDP (%) 70.60 74 74 74 74 73
Government Budget (% of GDP) 0.30 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 0.9


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