Markets Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Currency 1505.70 1506 1506 1506 1506 1506
Stock Market (points) 957.53 971 964 958 952 940
Overview Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 2.50 3 3.2 2.25 3.3 3.3
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.30 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.7
Inflation Rate (%) 5.83 4.3 3.9 3.2 2.7 2.4
Interest Rate (%) 10.00 10 10 10 8 8
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -1453.62 -1593 -1598 -1597 -1597 -1597
Current Account to GDP (%) -18.00 -25.6 -25.6 -25.6 -25.6 -24
Government Debt to GDP (%) 149.00 150 150 150 150 155
Government Budget (% of GDP) -6.01 -10 -10 -10 -10 -11
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 17.00 17 17 17 17 17
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20
GDP Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 2.50 3 3.2 2.25 3.3 3.3
GDP (USD Billion) 51.84 54.2 54.2 54.2 54.2 54.2
GDP Constant Prices (LBP Million) 64054700.00 65976341 66104450 65495931 66168505 68352066
GDP per capita (USD) 7197.60 7400 7400 7400 7400 7522
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 13367.60 13606 13606 13606 13606 14063
Labour Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.30 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.7
Prices Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 5.83 4.3 3.9 3.2 2.7 2.4
Consumer Price Index CPI (Index Points) 109.04 109 111 111 112 115
Food Inflation (%) 6.69 4.8 4.4 3.9 3.1 2.9
CPI Housing Utilities (Index Points) 108.55 108 111 112 111 114
CPI Transportation (Index Points) 97.32 99.01 104 102 99.95 102
Money Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Interest Rate (%) 10.00 10 10 10 8 8
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 6.91 6.91 6.91 6.91 4.91 4.91
Trade Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -1453.62 -1593 -1598 -1597 -1597 -1597
Current Account to GDP (%) -18.00 -25.6 -25.6 -25.6 -25.6 -24
Tourist Arrivals 379789.00 290000 330000 370000 400000 450000
Government Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 149.00 150 150 150 150 155
Government Budget (% of GDP) -6.01 -10 -10 -10 -10 -11
Government Budget Value (LBP Million) -1576908.00 -684635 -686820 -687554 -683607 -681997
Government Spending (LBP Million) 9654240.00 9943867 9963176 9871460 9972830 10301933
Taxes Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 17.00 17 17 17 17 17
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20
Sales Tax Rate (%) 11.00 11 11 11 11 11
Social Security Rate (%) 25.50 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5 23.5
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 22.50 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5 21.5
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 3.00 2 2 2 2 2
Business Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Manufacturing Pmi 46.20 47 47.3 47.5 50 51
Consumer Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2020
Consumer Spending (LBP Million) 57362200.00 59083066 59197790 58652850 59255153 61210573
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 0.75 0.71 0.69 0.67 0.66 0.66


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