Markets Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Currency 6.82 6.84 6.87 6.89 6.91 6.96

Overview Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 21.91 7.5 2.7 3.5 3.2 4
Unemployment Rate (%) 5.60 4.5 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8
Inflation Rate (%) 0.49 0.8 1.3 1.5 1.7 1.7
Interest Rate (%) 3.85 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.7 5
Balance of Trade (USD Million) 194.70 -220 -180 -180 -180 -140
Current Account (USD Million) 334.06 -600 -600 -600 -600 -640
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -0.50 -3.6 -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 -4.1
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 67.30 68 65 65 65 65
Government Budget (% of GDP) -9.70 -8.5 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 25.00 25 25 25 25 25

GDP Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 21.91 7.5 2.7 3.5 3.2 4
GDP (USD Billion) 36.69 40.1 40.1 40.1 40.1 41
GDP Constant Prices (BOB THO) 11491533.00 13586402 11507764 11893737 11859262 14713670
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (BOB Thousand) 1745224.82 2648382 1731199 1806308 1801072 3442480
GDP per capita (USD) 3015.95 2430 2490 2490 2490 2490
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 7931.75 8200 8500 8500 8500 8500
GDP From Agriculture (BOB Thousand) 2056853.00 1495778 1602354 2128843 2122672 1637196
GDP From Construction (BOB Thousand) 349744.00 640165 275345 361985 360936 804531
GDP From Manufacturing (BOB Thousand) 1782128.00 2359233 1812603 1844502 1839156 2607735
GDP From Public Administration (BOB Thousand) 1201940.00 1405683 1297984 1244008 1240402 1580541
GDP From Services (BOB Thousand) 1049951.00 1073087 912503 1086699 1083549 1060397
GDP From Transport (BOB Thousand) 1268605.00 1632992 1213106 1313006 1309200 1547530
GDP From Utilities (BOB Thousand) 271500.00 261176 228184 281003 280188 369296

Labour Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Unemployment Rate (%) 5.60 4.5 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8
Minimum Wages (BOB/Month) 2164.00 2500 2500 2500 2500 2500
Population (Million) 11.68 11.75 11.75 11.75 11.75 11.9
Labor Force Participation Rate (%) 76.10 73.9 73.9 73.9 73.9 73
Employed Persons (Number of persons) 6145039.00 5680000 5680000 5680000 5680000 5720000
Employment Rate (%) 72.00 69.9 69.9 69.9 69.9 70.1
Unemployed Persons (Number of persons) 352771.00 237000 237000 237000 237000 240000

Prices Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Inflation Rate (%) 0.49 0.8 1.3 1.5 1.7 1.7
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 105.15 105 105 105 105 105
Import Prices (points) 137.42 132 132 132 132 135
Inflation Rate Mom (%) -0.23 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2
Export Prices (points) 84.77 80 80 80 80 82
Food Inflation (%) 0.22 1.3 1.5 1.5 1.7 1.9
CPI Housing Utilities (points) 105.33 119 107 107 107 108
CPI Transportation (points) 106.35 116 107 107 108 108

Money Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Interest Rate (%) 3.85 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.7 5
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 1803.90 7350 7350 7350 7350 7350
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 3.54 2.83 3.94 3.94 3.94 4.24

Trade Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Balance of Trade (USD Million) 194.70 -220 -180 -180 -180 -140
Current Account (USD Million) 334.06 -600 -600 -600 -600 -640
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -0.50 -3.6 -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 -4.1
Imports (USD Million) 787.91 920 920 920 920 920
Exports (USD Million) 913.95 740 740 740 740 780
Capital Flows (USD Million) -229.23 -740 -740 -740 -740 -740
Remittances (USD Million) 338.00 350 350 350 350 360
Foreign Direct Investment (USD Million) -154.70 -157 -171 -177 -177 -176
External Debt (USD Million) 12442.20 14500 14500 14500 14500 14100

Government Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 67.30 68 65 65 65 65
Government Budget (% of GDP) -9.70 -8.5 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 598.00 630 610 610 610 610
Government Spending (BOB Thousand) 1423181.50 1671472 1305703 1472993 1468723 1907345

Taxes Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
Sales Tax Rate (%) 13.00 13 13 13 13 13
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 13.00 13 13 13 13 13
Social Security Rate (%) 38.42 38.92 38.92 38.92 38.92 38.92
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 16.71 16.71 16.71 16.71 16.71 16.71
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 22.71 22.21 22.21 22.21 22.21 22.21

Business Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Leading Economic Index (%) 12.18 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.1

Consumer Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2022
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 0.54 0.46 0.49 0.46 0.44 0.42
Consumer Spending (BOB Thousand) 7636393.44 8944564 8417025 7903667 7880758 11429936
Bank Lending Rate (%) 5.90 5.95 6.49 6.49 6.69 6.99


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