Markets Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Currency 15.42 15.49 15.56 15.63 15.7 15.84

Overview Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -51.60 25 18 8.5 8.5 5.3
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.40 6.3 6.3 6.3 6 6
Inflation Rate (%) -1.00 0.2 1.4 1.8 1.7 2.5
Interest Rate (%) 7.00 7 7 7 7 7
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -130.30 -200 -220 -230 -230 -230
Current Account (USD Million) -1099.00 -1390 -1390 -1390 -1310 -1310
Current Account to GDP (%) -29.20 -32 -32 -32 -25 -25
Government Debt to GDP (%) 24.70 35 35 35 35 33
Government Budget (% of GDP) -27.50 -19 -19 -19 -10 -10
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 15.00 0 15 0 0 0

GDP Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -51.60 25 18 8.5 8.5 5.3
GDP (USD Billion) 5.73 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.8 6.6
GDP per capita (USD) 8209.50 8280 8280 8280 8280 8300
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 18914.30 16042 16042 16042 12351 12772
GDP Constant Prices (MVR Million) 54540.60 61904 79204 86549 86549 67166
GDP From Agriculture (MVR Million) 3633.90 2991 3826 4083 4083 3245
GDP From Construction (MVR Million) 5109.10 4205 5380 5297 5297 4562
GDP From Public Administration (MVR Million) 6506.10 5355 6851 6379 6379 5810
GDP From Services (MVR Million) 57633.10 47432 60688 60917 60917 51464
GDP From Transport (MVR Million) 4208.40 3464 4431 4866 4866 3758
GDP From Utilities (MVR Million) 1201.20 989 1265 1485 1485 1073

Labour Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.40 6.3 6.3 6.3 6 6
Population (Million) 0.56 0.58 0.58 0.58 0.6 0.6

Prices Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Inflation Rate (%) -1.00 0.2 1.4 1.8 1.7 2.5
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 99.25 98.34 95.77 120 101 103
Food Inflation (%) 2.10 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5

Money Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Interest Rate (%) 7.00 7 7 7 7 7
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 3.47 3.47 3.47 3.07 3.47 3.47
Foreign Exchange Reserves (MVR Million) 8772.60 12020 12020 12204 12204 12657

Trade Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -130.30 -200 -220 -230 -230 -230
Current Account (USD Million) -1099.00 -1390 -1390 -1390 -1310 -1310
Current Account to GDP (%) -29.20 -32 -32 -32 -25 -25
Imports (USD Million) 164.70 250 250 250 250 267
Exports (USD Million) 34.40 30 30 30 30 37
Tourist Arrivals 96000.00 110000 120000 125000 130000 140000
Capital Flows (USD Million) -1427.60 -1300 -1300 -1300 -1000 -1000
External Debt (USD Million) 1540.90 1670 1670 1670 1670 1670
Foreign Direct Investment (USD Million) -519.00 -350 -350 -350 -300 -300

Government Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Government Debt to GDP (%) 24.70 35 35 35 35 33
Government Budget (% of GDP) -27.50 -19 -19 -19 -10 -10
Government Budget Value (MVR Million) -7121.00 -750 -750 -850 -850 -650

Taxes Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 15.00 0 15 0 0 0

Business Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Business Confidence (points) -22.00 -26 -26 -20 -20 -12


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