Markets Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Currency 1505.70 1504 1504 1504 1504 1504
Stock Market (points) 997.74 956 916 878 841 772

Overview Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -20.30 -9 5 5 5 5
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.60 6.7 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5
Inflation Rate (%) 173.60 100 85 45 35 15
Interest Rate (%) 10.00 10 10 10 10 10
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -1065.01 -740 -740 -740 -740 -1490
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -22.20 -25.5 -25.5 -25.5 -25 -24.5
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 171.70 185 185 185 185 165
Government Budget (% of GDP) -16.50 -14.5 -14.5 -14.5 -14.2 -14.2
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 17.00 17 17 17 17 17
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 25.00 20 20 20 20 20

GDP Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -20.30 -9 5 5 5 5
GDP (USD Billion) 33.38 53.5 53.5 53.5 53.5 55.3
GDP Constant Prices (LBP Billion) 59911.88 69855811 62907 62907 62907 57246
GDP per capita (USD) 5463.56 6100 6100 6100 6168 6168
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 11649.05 14200 14200 14200 14200 14300
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (LBP Billion) 10917.41 15000 15000 15000 15000 15500

Labour Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.60 6.7 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5
Population (Million) 6.80 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.7

Prices Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Inflation Rate (%) 173.60 100 85 45 35 15
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 714.78 568 612 602 829 653
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 16.42 0.53 0.54 0.53 0.54 0.54
Food Inflation (%) 303.66 20 20 20 15 10
CPI Housing Utilities (points) 215.94 258 258 222 257 296
CPI Transportation (points) 1386.27 1394 1401 1409 1416 1424

Money Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Interest Rate (%) 10.00 10 10 10 10 10
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 9.70 4.91 4.91 9.7 9.7 9.7

Trade Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -1065.01 -740 -740 -740 -740 -1490
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -22.20 -25.5 -25.5 -25.5 -25 -24.5
Imports (USD Million) 1380.10 1100 1100 1100 1100 1850
Exports (USD Million) 315.09 360 360 360 360 360
Tourist Arrivals 234519.00 290000 290000 290000 290000 380000

Government Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 171.70 185 185 185 185 165
Government Budget (% of GDP) -16.50 -14.5 -14.5 -14.5 -14.2 -14.2
Government Budget Value (LBP Million) 511928.00 -700000 -700000 -700000 -700000 -800000
Government Spending (LBP Billion) 14618.83 10528576 13303 15350 15350 13968

Taxes Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 17.00 17 17 17 17 17
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 25.00 20 20 20 20 20
Sales Tax Rate (%) 11.00 11 11 11 11 11
Social Security Rate (%) 25.50 25.5 25.5 25.5 25.5 25.5
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 22.50 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 3.00 3 3 3 3 3

Business Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Manufacturing PMI (points) 46.60 49 53 53 53 50

Consumer Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Consumer Spending (LBP Billion) 56011.78 62557205 58812 58812 58812 53519
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 9.84 0.71 8.88 8.44 8.02 7.61


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