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US Jobless Claims Rise in Latest Week In the week ending April 19, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 329,000, an increase of 24,000 from the previous week's revised level. There were no special factors impacting this week's initial claims.

South Africa Producer Prices Rise Further in March The annual PPI for final manufactured goods accelerated for the fourth straight month to 8.2 percent in March. On a monthly basis, prices rose 1.3 percent driven by higher cost of agricultural goods.
 GDP Billion USDGDP YoYGDP QoQInterest rateInflation rateJobless rateGov. BudgetDebt/GDPCurrent AccountExchange ratePopulation
156852.60%2.60%0.25%1.50%6.70%-4.10%101.53%-2.30119.89317.30
121950.50%0.20%0.25%0.50%11.90%-3.00%92.60%1.501.35332.88
82307.40%1.40%6.00%2.40%4.10%-2.10%26.00%2.006.061354.04
59602.60%0.20%0.00%1.50%3.60%-7.60%227.20%0.70102.10127.22
34001.30%0.40%0.25%1.04%5.10%0.00%78.40%7.301.3581.84
26130.80%0.30%0.25%0.60%10.20%-4.30%93.50%-1.901.3565.28
24402.70%0.70%0.50%1.60%6.90%-5.80%90.60%-4.401.6463.26
24351.90%0.70%11.00%6.15%5.00%1.90%65.10%-3.662.41193.94
20150.80%-0.50%7.00%6.90%5.40%-0.50%8.40%4.8035.23143.35
2013-0.90%0.10%0.25%0.37%13.00%-3.00%132.60%-0.701.3559.39
18424.70%1.00%8.00%8.31%3.80%-4.90%67.57%-4.6062.721233.00
18212.66%0.70%1.00%1.50%6.90%-1.00%84.60%-3.201.1135.06
15212.80%0.80%2.50%2.90%5.80%-1.20%20.70%-2.900.8822.79
1349-0.20%0.20%0.25%-0.15%26.03%-7.10%93.90%-1.901.3546.20
11770.70%0.18%3.50%3.76%4.80%-0.60%42.85%-0.8213.37116.90
11303.90%0.90%2.50%1.30%3.50%-1.50%34.80%3.801085.1950.00
8785.72%-1.42%7.50%7.32%6.25%-2.20%23.10%-3.2012213.00245.90
7894.40%0.50%10.00%8.39%10.10%-1.20%36.00%-6.102.2775.62
7720.80%0.90%0.25%0.83%8.70%-2.50%73.50%8.301.3516.73
6321.70%0.20%0.00%0.00%3.30%0.00%35.40%13.500.917.95
5774.70%4.70%2.00%2.60%5.50%7.40%3.70%18.003.7529.55
549-5.50%14.15%22.80%10.30%-0.78%10.30%8.1224891.0075.10
5263.10%1.70%0.75%-0.60%8.60%-1.10%40.60%7.206.559.48
5001.10%-0.20%1.50%2.00%3.50%11.10%29.40%11.006.284.99
4902.70%0.60%2.50%0.70%13.50%-4.30%57.00%-1.303.1538.53
4841.00%0.50%0.25%0.89%8.50%-2.60%101.50%1.501.3511.08
4755.50%-0.20%14.73%10.90%6.40%-2.50%43.20%0.008.0241.28
4742.95%2.43%1.88%1.61%4.06%-1.60%42.40%10.5030.3323.31
4001.10%0.30%0.25%1.60%8.40%-1.50%74.50%1.801.358.44
3842.00%3.80%5.50%6.00%24.10%-4.70%39.90%-5.8011.1752.20
3821.10%0.00%15.59%57.30%7.20%-8.50%49.00%7.106.2929.72
3704.90%0.80%3.25%2.51%10.68%-2.41%32.30%-3.402010.0047.10
3660.60%0.60%2.00%2.11%0.62%-2.50%44.30%-0.4033.0366.79
3604.40%4.40%1.00%1.80%4.20%8.80%16.70%17.303.679.21
3140.49%-0.60%0.20%0.40%4.20%-0.80%44.50%7.305.535.57
3045.10%2.10%3.00%3.50%3.30%-3.90%53.10%7.903.3529.20
2755.10%0.10%0.21%1.20%1.80%1.10%97.90%18.001.285.31
2682.70%-0.10%4.00%3.50%6.13%-0.70%12.20%-3.50555.6017.40
2633.00%1.10%0.50%3.90%3.10%3.20%33.10%2.107.777.22
2637.72%7.72%12.00%7.80%23.90%-2.80%11.00%7.10162.50166.21
2571.04%1.04%8.25%9.82%13.40%-9.10%79.70%-3.106.9783.66
250-0.60%-0.30%0.25%1.10%9.50%-2.00%57.00%-0.701.355.43
2506.50%1.50%3.50%3.90%7.50%-1.40%40.10%3.5045.4195.80
249-2.30%0.20%0.25%-1.30%26.70%-12.70%175.10%-7.701.3511.29
2442.91%0.80%0.75%1.30%5.80%-3.15%79.50%2.473.527.91
2315.00%3.59%10.00%8.53%6.00%-8.00%70.80%-1.10105.47178.91
2301.20%1.80%0.05%0.20%8.30%-1.50%46.04%-2.9020.4110.52
2121.70%0.60%0.25%-0.37%15.30%-4.90%129.00%-3.001.3510.54
2104.21%6.00%2.00%15.10%-5.55%31.34%6.711164.0032.58
210-0.70%-2.30%0.25%0.20%11.80%-7.20%123.70%2.101.354.58