Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Currency 1505.70 1506 1506 1506 1506 1506
Stock Market (points) 605.20 579 564 548 534 504

Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -5.00 -10 -10 2.5 2.5 2.5
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.20 6.7 6.7 6.9 6.9 6.9
Inflation Rate (%) 89.74 115 10 10 1.5 2.4
Interest Rate (%) 4.53 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 4.5
Balance of Trade (USD Million) 249982.32 -500 -600 -620 -630 -740
Current Account to GDP (%) -27.00 -26.5 -26.5 -25.5 -25.5 -25.5
Government Debt to GDP (%) 151.00 160 160 164 164 164
Government Budget (% of GDP) -11.40 -14 -14 -14.5 -14.5 -14.5
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 17.00 17 17 17 17 17
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 24.00 24 24 24 24 24

GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -5.00 -10 -10 2.5 2.5 2.5
GDP (USD Billion) 53.37 52.3 52.3 53.5 53.5 53.5
GDP Constant Prices (LBP Billion) 64161.72 57746 57746 65766 65766 59189
GDP per capita (USD) 5858.20 5720 5720 6100 6100 6100
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 14717.40 14000 14000 14200 14200 14200
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (LBP Billion) 16173.87 15709 15709 15709 15709 15675

Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.20 6.7 6.7 6.9 6.9 6.9
Population (Million) 6.90 7.2 7.2 7.5 7.5 7.5

Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Inflation Rate (%) 89.74 115 10 10 1.5 2.4
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 206.83 234 127 141 210 130
Food Inflation (%) 246.62 1.6 2 2 2 2
CPI Housing Utilities (points) 111.08 230 120 121 113 122
CPI Transportation (points) 181.16 209 117 133 184 120

Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Interest Rate (%) 4.53 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 4.5
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 9.70 8.92 8.92 8.92 8.92 8.92

Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Balance of Trade (USD Million) 249982.32 -500 -600 -620 -630 -740
Current Account to GDP (%) -27.00 -26.5 -26.5 -25.5 -25.5 -25.5
Imports (USD Million) 673.68 750 890 950 980 1100
Exports (USD Million) 250656.00 250 290 330 350 360
Tourist Arrivals 231380.00 380000 450000 450000 450000 490000

Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Government Debt to GDP (%) 151.00 160 160 164 164 164
Government Budget (% of GDP) -11.40 -14 -14 -14.5 -14.5 -14.5
Government Budget Value (LBP Million) -166753.00 -683607 -681997 -681997 -681997 -682029
Government Spending (LBP Billion) 13792.71 12413 12413 14138 14138 12724

Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 17.00 17 17 17 17 17
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 24.00 24 24 24 24 24
Sales Tax Rate (%) 11.00 11 11 15 15 15
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 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Manufacturing Pmi (points) 43.20 47 49 50 53 49

Consumer Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2021
Consumer Spending (LBP Billion) 59149.07 53234 53234 60628 60628 54565
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 0.80 0.74 0.7 0.67 0.64 0.6


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