Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Stock Market (points) -7536.34 7529 7495 7461 7426 7357
Currency 11.07 10.72 10.79 10.87 10.94 11.09
Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
GDP Growth Rate (%) -1.50 1.6 1.4 0.5 0.5 1.6
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 4.30 4.1 4.2 4.1 3.8 4
Inflation Rate (%) 2.90 3 3.7 3.4 3.6 3.8
Interest Rate (%) 5.00 5 5 4.5 4.5 4.5
Balance of Trade (BWP Million ) -339.50 -117 -91.1 -91.1 -91.1 163
Current Account to GDP (%) 12.00 7.9 7.9 7.5 7.5 7.5
Government Debt to GDP (%) 13.40 13.5 13.5 13 13 13
Government Budget (% of GDP) -1.00 -1.5 -1.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 22.00 22 22 22 22 22
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
GDP Growth Rate (%) -1.50 1.6 1.4 0.5 0.5 1.6
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 4.30 4.1 4.2 4.1 3.8 4
GDP (USD Billion) 18.62 17.7 17.7 18.45 18.45 18.45
GDP Constant Prices (BWP Million) 24485.20 25166 25895 25489 25416 26930
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (BWP Million) 30833.10 29882 32128 32097 32005 33413
GDP per capita (USD) 8031.00 7880 7880 8000 8000 8000
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 16518.24 16200 16200 16500 16500 16500
GDP From Agriculture (BWP Million) 378.20 408 402 394 393 418
GDP From Construction (BWP Million) 1824.90 1898 1908 1900 1894 1984
GDP From Manufacturing (BWP Millon) 1399.70 1531 1557 1457 1453 1619
GDP From Mining (BWP Million) 2559.30 2540 2820 2664 2657 2933
GDP From Public Administration (BWP Million) 3095.10 3231 3233 3222 3213 3362
GDP From Services (BWP Million) 5263.20 5294 5660 5479 5463 5886
GDP From Transport (BWP Million) 1533.00 1600 1620 1596 1591 1684
GDP From Utilities (BWP Million) 266.20 328 277 277 276 288
Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Wages (BWP/Month) 6533.00 6525 6400 6400 6400 6500
Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 2.90 3 3.7 3.4 3.6 3.8
Consumer Price Index CPI (Index Points) 101.70 102 104 104 105 108
Core Consumer Prices (Index Points) 101.80 101 102 102 103 103
Core Inflation Rate (%) 2.10 1.6 1.8 1.6 1.3 1.6
Food Inflation (%) 1.60 -1 -0.2 0.4 0.4 0.4
CPI Transportation (Index Points) 100.90 97.85 104 104 104 108
Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Interest Rate (%) 5.00 5 5 4.5 4.5 4.5
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 1.58 1.81 1.81 1.81 1.08 1.81
Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Balance of Trade (BWP Million ) -339.50 -117 -91.1 -91.1 -91.1 163
Current Account to GDP (%) 12.00 7.9 7.9 7.5 7.5 7.5
Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 13.40 13.5 13.5 13 13 13
Government Budget (% of GDP) -1.00 -1.5 -1.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5
Government Spending (BWP Million) 19729.30 20142 20558 20538 20479 21380
Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 22.00 22 22 22 22 22
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
Sales Tax Rate (%) 12.00 12 12 12 12 12
Business Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Business Confidence (Index Points) 58.00 72 72 72 72 74
Consumer Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Consumer Spending (BWP Million) 11438.70 11741 11724 11908 11873 12193
Bank Lending Rate (%) 6.50 6.75 6.75 6.75 6 6.75


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