Markets Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2023
Stock Market (points) 11893.39 11893 11893 11893 11893 11893
Currency 600.02 608 614 620 626 639

Overview Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2023
GDP Growth Rate (%) -0.20 1.5 1.2 1.2 0.8 0.5
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 3.30 2.8 2.5 2.8 3.1 3
Unemployment Rate (%) 12.00 13.5 12.9 12.7 12.7 12.5
Inflation Rate (%) 8.99 8.62 6.44 4.71 3.65 2
Interest Rate (%) 9.00 9.5 10 10 9 7.5
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -264.40 -627 -392 -457 -457 -652
Current Account (USD Million) -201.22 -949 -279 -437 -437 -963
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -3.30 -4.7 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 78.64 75 75 75 75 73
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.00 -4.5 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30

GDP Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2023
GDP Growth Rate (%) -0.20 1.5 1.2 1.2 0.8 0.5
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 3.30 2.8 2.5 2.8 3.1 3
GDP (USD Billion) 64.30 64.4 66 66 66 66
GDP Constant Prices (CRC Million) 9718801.30 9920357 9914833 10006861 10020084 10217968
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (CRC Million) 1502945.50 1664706 1759388 1622013 1549537 1714647
GDP per Capita (USD) 12932.00 13359 13773 13773 13773 13773
GDP per Capita PPP (USD) 21261.00 21643 22027 22027 22027 22027
Full Year GDP Growth (%) 7.80 4.3 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7
GDP from Agriculture (CRC Million) 430726.92 446106 434022 442787 444079 459490
GDP from Construction (CRC Million) 350386.03 390757 378106 360197 361248 402480
GDP from Manufacturing (CRC Million) 1292339.98 1313909 1295517 1328525 1332403 1353327
GDP from Mining (CRC Million) 26429.29 26594 27435 27169 27249 27392
GDP from Public Administration (CRC Million) 369972.07 379288 379314 380331 381441 390667
GDP from Services (CRC Million) 826695.38 853768 852888 849843 852323 879381
GDP from Transport (CRC Million) 491865.96 436193 450010 505638 507114 449279
GDP from Utilities (CRC Million) 238976.00 243247 239914 245667 246384 250544

Labour Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2023
Unemployment Rate (%) 12.00 13.5 12.9 12.7 12.7 12.5
Unemployed Persons 296971.00 280000 280000 280000 280000 280000
Minimum Wages (points) 5586.60 5600 5600 5600 5600 5600
Population (Million) 5.21 5.27 5.33 5.33 5.33 5.33
Wages (CRC/Month) 731426.00 708000 708000 708000 708000 708000
Labor Force Participation Rate (%) 60.50 62.7 62.7 62.7 62.7 62.7

Prices Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2023
Inflation Rate (%) 8.99 8.62 6.44 4.71 3.65 2
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 111.13 112 113 116 116 114
Producer Prices (points) 147.60 135 135 135 135 140
Core Inflation Rate (%) 5.04 3.95 3.19 1.21 1.04 1
CPI Housing Utilities (points) 100.25 108 111 110 107 110
CPI Transportation (points) 126.22 126 127 127 127 127
Food Inflation (%) 20.75 18 12.5 8.7 8.7 3.4
Inflation Expectations (%) 2.37 2 1.9 1.7 1.5 1.2
Inflation Rate MoM (%) -0.76 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

Money Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2023
Interest Rate (%) 9.00 9.5 10 10 9 7.5
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 1.60 2.1 2.6 2.6 1.6 0.1

Trade Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2023
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -264.40 -627 -392 -457 -457 -652
Current Account (USD Million) -201.22 -949 -279 -437 -437 -963
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -3.30 -4.7 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7 -3.7
Exports (USD Million) 1415.60 1313 1561 1510 1510 1342
Imports (USD Million) 1679.90 1940 1953 1967 1967 1994
External Debt (USD Million) 33776.70 29000 29000 29000 29000 29000
Capital Flows (USD Million) 228.16 -425 -425 -425 -425 -642
Foreign Direct Investment (USD Million) 652.10 490 490 490 490 650

Government Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2023
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 78.64 75 75 75 75 73
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.00 -4.5 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5 -3.5
Government Budget Value (CRC Million) -489045.46 -953287 -953287 -953287 -953287 -953287
Government Spending (CRC Million) 1558588.43 1600725 1613598 1625182 1606905 1648746

Taxes Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2023
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Sales Tax Rate (%) 13.00 13 13 13 13 13
Social Security Rate (%) 37.00 36.67 36.67 36.67 36.67 36.67
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 26.50 26.33 26.33 26.33 26.33 26.33
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 10.50 10.34 10.34 10.34 10.34 10.34

Business Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2023
Industrial Production (%) 3.00 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9
Manufacturing Production (%) 5.80 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1
Leading Economic Index (%) 4.38 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4
Mining Production (%) 0.40 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5
Industrial Production Mom (%) -1.10 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7

Consumer Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2023
Consumer Spending (CRC Million) 6003291.56 6019313 6086182 6119358 6189394 6199893
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 1.39 1.48 1.53 1.59 1.65 1.78

Housing Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2023
Construction Output (%) -24.40 -1 -1 -1 -1 -1