Markets Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Stock Market (points) 7880.57 7819 7786 7754 7721 7656
Currency 10.54 10.79 10.87 10.95 11.02 11.18
Overview Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
GDP Growth Rate (%) 0.50 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.6
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 4.20 4.7 4.5 4.3 3.7 4.6
Inflation Rate (%) 3.50 3.5 3.3 4.3 3.9 5
Interest Rate (%) 5.00 5 5 4.75 4.75 4.75
Balance of Trade (BWP Million ) -3951.80 -329 -357 -117 -91.1 163
Current Account to GDP (%) 12.00 7 7 7 7 9
Government Debt to GDP (%) 22.30 14 14 14 14 10
Government Budget (% of GDP) -0.10 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -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 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
GDP Growth Rate (%) 0.50 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.6
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 4.20 4.7 4.5 4.3 3.7 4.6
GDP (USD Billion) 17.41 17.6 17.6 17.6 17.6 17.7
GDP Constant Prices (BWP Million) 24174.40 24103 24641 24694 25069 26222
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (BWP Million) 28704.90 29379 29351 29322 29767 31136
GDP per capita (USD) 7523.22 7880 7880 7880 7880 8000
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 15807.37 16200 16200 16200 16200 16500
GDP From Agriculture (BWP Million) 391.90 377 393 400 406 425
GDP From Construction (BWP Million) 1823.10 1860 1903 1901 1891 1978
GDP From Manufacturing (BWP Millon) 1470.40 1404 1475 1533 1525 1595
GDP From Mining (BWP Million) 2440.00 2594 2746 2545 2530 2647
GDP From Public Administration (BWP Million) 3104.20 3172 3214 3238 3219 3367
GDP From Services (BWP Million) 5085.70 5195 5430 5195 5274 5516
GDP From Transport (BWP Million) 1537.10 1481 1516 1570 1594 1667
GDP From Utilities (BWP Million) 315.50 168 174 322 327 342
Labour Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Wages (BWP/Month) 6430.00 6480 6525 6578 6400 6500
Prices Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 3.50 3.5 3.3 4.3 3.9 5
Consumer Price Index CPI (Index Points) 107.40 108 110 111 111 117
Core Consumer Prices (Index Points) 104.90 106 106 106 106 108
Core Inflation Rate (%) 1.80 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.7
Food Inflation (%) -0.20 0.8 1.2 1.4 1.5 2.25
CPI Transportation (Index Points) 114.80 109 113 114 119 125
Money Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Interest Rate (%) 5.00 5 5 4.75 4.75 4.75
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 1.56 1.56 1.56 1.31 1.31 1.31
Trade Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Balance of Trade (BWP Million ) -3951.80 -329 -357 -117 -91.1 163
Current Account to GDP (%) 12.00 7 7 7 7 9
Government Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 22.30 14 14 14 14 10
Government Budget (% of GDP) -0.10 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -0.5
Government Spending (BWP Million) 19349.00 20258 20220 20181 20065 20988
Government Budget Value (BWP Million) -2984.23 -1693 -1817 -1842 -2182 -2987
Taxes Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 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 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Business Confidence (Index Points) 58.00 79 79 72 72 74
Consumer Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Consumer Spending (BWP Million) 11278.70 11182 11213 11521 11696 12234
Bank Lending Rate (%) 6.50 6.5 6.5 6.25 6.25 6.25


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