Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Currency 1505.70 1506 1506 1506 1506 1506
Stock Market (points) 807.53 802 795 788 781 766
Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 1.00 1.5 1.5 1.9 1.9 1.9
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.20 6.6 6.6 6.7 6.7 6.7
Inflation Rate (%) 1.45 3.2 2.7 3 2.5 2.4
Interest Rate (%) 10.00 10 8 8 8 8
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -1092.23 -1597 -1597 -1597 -1597 -1597
Current Account to GDP (%) -27.00 -25.6 -25.6 -24 -24 -24
Government Debt to GDP (%) 152.00 150 150 155 155 155
Government Budget (% of GDP) -11.20 -8.8 -8.8 -8 -8 -8
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 17.00 17 17 17 17 17
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20
GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 1.00 1.5 1.5 1.9 1.9 1.9
GDP (USD Billion) 56.64 58.5 58.5 60.5 60.5 60.5
GDP Constant Prices (LBP Billion) 64398.52 65495931 66168505 66168505 65271739 68352066
GDP per capita (USD) 6249.80 7400 7400 7522 7522 7522
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 11607.20 13606 13606 14063 14063 14063
Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.20 6.6 6.6 6.7 6.7 6.7
Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Inflation Rate (%) 1.45 3.2 2.7 3 2.5 2.4
Consumer Price Index CPI (Index Points) 108.50 111 111 113 112 114
Food Inflation (%) 0.63 3.9 3.1 3.1 3.1 2.9
CPI Housing Utilities (Index Points) 107.09 112 110 111 110 113
CPI Transportation (Index Points) 97.76 102 95.67 97.64 101 97.96
Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Interest Rate (%) 10.00 10 8 8 8 8
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 7.72 7.72 5.72 5.72 5.72 5.72
Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -1092.23 -1597 -1597 -1597 -1597 -1597
Current Account to GDP (%) -27.00 -25.6 -25.6 -24 -24 -24
Tourist Arrivals 310967.00 370000 400000 400000 400000 450000
Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Government Debt to GDP (%) 152.00 150 150 155 155 155
Government Budget (% of GDP) -11.20 -8.8 -8.8 -8 -8 -8
Government Spending (LBP Billion) 8960.03 9871460 9972830 9972830 9837671 10301933
Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 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 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 2020
Manufacturing Pmi 47.70 47.5 50 50 50 51
Consumer Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2020
Consumer Spending (LBP Billion) 64969.54 58652850 59255153 59255153 58452082 61210573
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 0.87 0.85 0.83 0.8 0.78 0.78


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