Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Currency 1505.70 1506 1506 1506 1506 1506
Stock Market (points) 884.39 858 832 806 782 735

Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -20.30 -9 -9 5 5 5
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.60 6.7 6.7 6.5 6.5 6.5
Inflation Rate (%) 100.64 44 25 15 15 15
Interest Rate (%) 10.00 10 10 10 10 10
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -732.58 -600 -1597 -1597 -1597 -740
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -22.20 -25.5 -25.5 -25.5 -25.5 -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 -14.5 -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 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -20.30 -9 -9 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 54520 69855811 54520 62907 57246
GDP per capita (USD) 4636.90 6100 6100 6100 6100 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 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.60 6.7 6.7 6.5 6.5 6.5
Population (Million) 6.80 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.7

Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Inflation Rate (%) 100.64 44 25 15 15 15
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 414.97 362 355 381 477 408
Food Inflation (%) 221.80 25 20 20 20 10
CPI Housing Utilities (points) 153.31 174 161 161 176 185
CPI Transportation (points) 535.22 324 407 464 616 468

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

Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -732.58 -600 -1597 -1597 -1597 -740
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -22.20 -25.5 -25.5 -25.5 -25.5 -24.5
Imports (USD Million) 916.46 1000 1100 1100 1100 1850
Exports (USD Million) 183.88 390 360 360 360 360
Tourist Arrivals 67395.00 100000 290000 290000 290000 380000

Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 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 -14.5 -14.2
Government Budget Value (LBP Million) -130759.00 -750500 -700000 -700000 -700000 -800000
Government Spending (LBP Billion) 14618.83 13303 10528576 13303 15350 13968

Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 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 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Manufacturing PMI (points) 47.50 51 49 53 53 50

Consumer Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Consumer Spending (LBP Billion) 56011.78 50971 62557205 50971 58812 53519
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 2.03 1.93 1.83 1.74 1.65 1.57


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