Markets Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Currency 5.41 5.47 5.53 5.58 5.64 5.76
Stock Market (points) 115882.30 112359 108941 105627 102417 95997
Government Bond 10Y (%) 7.72 7.82 7.93 8.03 8.14 8.35

Overview Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
GDP Growth Rate (%) 7.70 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.8 0.8
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -3.90 0.6 5 3.5 3.2 2.5
Unemployment Rate (%) 14.10 14.2 13.9 13.6 13.2 11.8
Inflation Rate (%) 4.52 3.5 3.1 3 3 3.5
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 1.35 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3
Interest Rate (%) 2.00 2 2 2 2 2.5
Cash Reserve Ratio (%) 21.00 21 21 25 25 25
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -41.59 3000 5900 6200 3000 3000
Current Account (USD Million) -5400.00 2500 1950 1500 850 500
Current Account to GDP (%) -2.70 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 -0.3
Government Debt to GDP (%) 75.79 88 88 88 92 93
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.90 -10.5 -10.5 -10.5 -10.5 -8.7
Business Confidence (points) 60.90 64 63.3 63 62.8 63
Manufacturing PMI (points) 61.50 65 63 60 58 56
Services PMI (points) 51.10 51.5 51.1 51.3 51.3 50.9
Consumer Confidence (points) 43.80 44 45 47 49 53
Retail Sales MoM (%) -0.10 0.5 0.8 0.4 0.4 1.1
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 34.00 30 30 30 30 30
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 27.50 27.5 27.5 27.5 27.5 27.5

GDP Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
GDP Growth Rate (%) 7.70 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.8 0.8
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -3.90 0.6 5 3.5 3.2 2.5
GDP (USD Billion) 1839.76 1760 1760 1760 1760 1820
GDP Constant Prices (BRL Million) 295173.22 296137 296250 280923 317002 305613
Gross National Product (BRL Million) 1863515.94 1794588 1769268 1708866 1879146 1852015
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (BRL Million) 306322.03 278371 295071 270336 303693 287278
GDP per capita (USD) 11121.74 11100 11100 11100 11100 11200
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 14651.60 14400 14400 14400 14400 14600
GDP From Agriculture (BRL Million) 19543.35 13154 25809 24570 14061 13575
GDP From Construction (BRL Million) 13265.69 13405 12958 12359 15082 13834
GDP From Manufacturing (BRL Million) 31850.09 29366 27897 25010 31831 30306
GDP From Mining (BRL Million) 2845.06 2780 2503 2648 2913 2869
GDP From Public Administration (BRL Million) 37650.96 38713 39239 38466 42523 39952
GDP From Services (BRL Million) 176560.33 182907 178518 171208 195457 188760
GDP From Transport (BRL Million) 7880.38 8425 8117 6921 9196 8694
GDP From Utilities (BRL Million) 6888.16 6672 7027 6799 7288 6885

Labour Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Unemployment Rate (%) 14.10 14.2 13.9 13.6 13.2 11.8
Employed Persons (Million ) 84.30 83 84 85 87 91
Unemployed Persons (Million ) 14.06 13.8 12.7 12.6 12.5 11.9
Labor Force Participation Rate (%) 56.00 56.8 57.5 58.1 58.8 62
Labour Costs (points) 66.67 85 115 115 115 115
Wages (BRL/Month) 2535.00 2560 2640 2670 2700 2900
Minimum Wages (BRL/Month) 1045.00 1120 1120 1120 1120 1190
Population (Million) 210.15 212 212 212 214 215
Retirement Age Women 62.00 60 60 62 60 60
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65 65 65 65 65
Productivity (points) 66.67 101 105 106 109 113
Non Farm Payrolls (Thousand ) 414.56 40 50 70 70 80
Wages In Manufacturing (BRL/Month) 2599.00 2700 2780 2800 2820 2940
Employment Rate (%) 48.00 48.1 48.6 49 49.5 53

Prices Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Inflation Rate (%) 4.52 3.5 3.1 3 3 3.5
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 1.35 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 5560.59 5536 5491 5554 5651 5849
Core Inflation Rate (%) 2.76 1.8 2.1 2.4 2.7 3.1
Producer Prices (points) 125.10 125 124 126 1087 140
Export Prices (points) 124.92 116 117 117 118 120
Import Prices (points) 103.56 110 110 111 111 112
Food Inflation (%) 14.09 5.8 5.6 5.3 5 3.6
Producer Prices Change (%) 19.70 16 15 13.5 12 7.3
CPI Housing Utilities (points) 9589.29 9455 9389 9524 9600 9936
CPI Transportation (points) 5130.95 5214 4975 5085 5214 5396

Money Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Interest Rate (%) 2.00 2 2 2 2 2.5
Cash Reserve Ratio (%) 21.00 21 21 25 25 25
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 355620.00 359000 363000 365000 368000 368000
Banks Balance Sheet (BRL Million) 7807075.16 7920000 7890000 7760000 7500000 7200000
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 0.89 0.89 0.89 0.89 0.89 0.89
Interbank Rate (%) 1.99 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.7
Loan Growth (%) 2.00 0.9 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.7
Central Bank Balance Sheet (BRL Thousand) 4157645815.00 4190000000 4170000000 4080000000 4020000000 3800000000

Trade Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -41.59 3000 5900 6200 3000 3000
Current Account (USD Million) -5400.00 2500 1950 1500 850 500
Current Account to GDP (%) -2.70 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 -0.3
Imports (USD Million) 18406.82 13900 14300 15000 15800 15800
Exports (USD Million) 18365.23 19800 20500 20300 20000 26000
External Debt (USD Million) 620869.79 643000 646000 650000 653000 665000
Terms of Trade (points) 120.02 109 104 105 109 109
Capital Flows (USD Million) -5660.30 300 -500 -600 -750 -1000
Foreign Direct Investment (USD Million) 738.80 2000 2500 2850 3500 4500
Remittances (USD Million) 282.62 287 289 290 290 290
Gold Reserves (Tonnes) 67.36 67.6 67.6 67.6 67.6 67.6
Crude Oil Production (BBL/D/1K) 2907.12 3200 3200 3200 3500 3500
Tourist Arrivals (Thousand) 6353.00 3800 3800 3800 3800 5700
Weapons Sales (USD Million) 10.00 70 70 70 70 70

Government Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Government Debt to GDP (%) 75.79 88 88 88 92 93
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.90 -10.5 -10.5 -10.5 -10.5 -8.7
Government Budget Value (BRL Million) -20100.00 -100000 -80000 -57000 -55000 -49000
Government Spending (BRL Million) 131381.37 201756 113563 272869 159056 208212
Government Revenues (BRL Million) 159100.00 100000 107000 111000 120000 130000
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 30769.00 29500 29500 29500 29500 29000
Government Debt (BRL Million) 6558571.31 6710000 6750000 6790000 6830000 6900000

Taxes Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 34.00 30 30 30 30 30
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 27.50 27.5 27.5 27.5 27.5 27.5
Sales Tax Rate (%) 17.00 17 17 17 17 17
Social Security Rate (%) 39.80 39.8 39.8 39.8 39.8 39.8
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 28.80 28.8 28.8 28.8 28.8 28.8
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 11.00 11 11 11 11 11

Business Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Business Confidence (points) 60.90 64 63.3 63 62.8 63
Manufacturing PMI (points) 61.50 65 63 60 58 56
Services PMI (points) 51.10 51.5 51.1 51.3 51.3 50.9
Composite PMI (points) 53.50 51.5 51 51.5 52.3 51.9
Industrial Production (%) 2.80 1.8 8 2.5 2.2 3
Industrial Production Mom (%) 1.20 0.9 1 0.8 1.1 1.1
Manufacturing Production (%) 4.20 1.5 6 3.3 2.5 2.5
Capacity Utilization (%) 79.90 77.5 76.8 77.1 77.3 78
Total Vehicle Sales 194679.00 158000 161000 169000 176000 176000
Car Production (Units) 209296.00 215000 220000 227000 230000 240000
Car Registrations (Thousand) 244.00 220 240 245 250 260
Leading Economic Index (%) 0.59 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.8 1
Small Business Sentiment 60.90 52 51.3 51.7 52 53.3
Mining Production (%) -7.50 2.5 2.7 2.5 2.5 2.2

Consumer Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Consumer Confidence (points) 43.80 44 45 47 49 53
Retail Sales MoM (%) -0.10 0.5 0.8 0.4 0.4 1.1
Retail Sales YoY (%) 3.40 1.1 1.3 1.7 1.9 1.9
Consumer Spending (BRL Million) 1167912.87 1231018 1191981 1090257 1239973 1270411
Consumer Credit (BRL Million) 2203609.00 2200000 2300000 2250000 2200000 2200000
Private Sector Credit (BRL Million) 3723627.00 3810000 3900000 3980000 4070000 4300000
Bank Lending Rate (%) 38.14 38.14 38.14 38.14 38.14 38.14
Households Debt To GDP (% of GDP) 31.40 33 32.7 33 34 37
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 0.87 1.01 0.66 0.63 0.95 0.95

Housing Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022
Housing Index (points) 131.40 132 132 132 132 132


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