Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Currency 5.39 5.48 5.63 5.78 5.94 6.27
Stock Market 98294.64 95599 92354 89227 86199 80449
Government Bond 10Y (%) 13.20 13.38 13.7 14.03 14.36 15.05

Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
GDP Growth Rate (%) 1.00 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.8
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 1.70 0.5 0.3 0.9 1 1.5
Unemployment Rate (%) 9.80 12 12 11.9 11.3 11
Inflation Rate (%) 11.73 9 7 6 5.5 4
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.47 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.35 0.3
Interest Rate (%) 13.25 14.25 14.25 13 11.25 9.25
Cash Reserve Ratio (%) 21.00 21 21 21 21 21
Balance of Trade (USD Million) 8813.80 3653 3496 4314 4314 3673
Current Account (USD Million) 1900.00 -5000 -3700 -8100 -5500 -5500
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -1.80 -1.7 -1.7 -1.9 -1.9 -1.9
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 88.83 92 92 93 93 93
Government Budget (% of GDP) -4.50 -7.5 -7.5 -7.3 -7.3 -7.3
Business Confidence (points) 57.80 57 58 56 55 53
Manufacturing PMI (points) 54.10 53 52 54 55 55
Services PMI (points) 60.80 59 58 55 53 52
Retail Sales MoM (%) 0.90 -0.6 0.5 1.1 0.9 1
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 34.00 34 34 34 34 34
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 27.50 27.5 27.5 27.5 27.5 27.5

GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
GDP Growth Rate (%) 1.00 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.8
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 1.70 0.5 0.3 0.9 1 1.5
GDP (USD Billion) 1444.73 1750 1750 1750 1750 1890
GDP Constant Prices (BRL Million) 303390.79 302904 308434 306099 306121 310691
Gross National Product (BRL Million) 2187879.74 2122901 2163968 2194443 2207571 2227360
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (BRL Million) 420043.62 400496 432643 429947 423824 436397
GDP per capita (USD) 8228.79 11100 11200 11200 11200 11200
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 14063.98 14600 14600 14600 14600 14650
Full Year GDP Growth (%) 4.60 0.8 0.7 1.3 1.3 2
GDP From Agriculture (BRL Million) 25587.14 24028 18053 13564 25817 13768
GDP From Construction (BRL Million) 7521.28 13583 15045 15033 7589 15258
GDP From Manufacturing (BRL Million) 27770.59 30016 31672 29327 28021 29767
GDP From Mining (BRL Million) 2202.74 2499 2691 2523 2223 2561
GDP From Public Administration (BRL Million) 38706.27 38656 38797 39124 39055 39711
GDP From Services (BRL Million) 183211.72 181848 187444 190533 184861 193391
GDP From Transport (BRL Million) 8930.64 8381 8867 9115 9011 9252
GDP From Utilities (BRL Million) 14372.78 7095 6727 6808 14502 6911

Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Unemployment Rate (%) 9.80 12 12 11.9 11.3 11
Employed Persons (Million ) 97.52 95 95 95 95 95
Unemployed Persons (Million ) 10.63 12.3 12 12 12 12
Labor Force Participation Rate (%) 62.30 62 62 62 62 62
Labour Costs (points) 95.24 85 75 75 80 73
Wages (BRL/Month) 2613.00 2650 2790 2790 2790 2810
Minimum Wages (BRL/Month) 1212.00 1200 1200 1200 1200 1280
Population (Million) 213.32 215 215 216 216 216
Retirement Age Women 62.00 60 60 60 60 60
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65 65 65 65 65
Employment Rate (%) 56.40 54 55 55 55 55
Non Farm Payrolls (Thousand ) 277.02 336 -242 11 286 -250
Productivity (points) 95.24 95 96 98 99 100
Wages In Manufacturing (BRL/Month) 2484.00 2700 2750 2750 2750 2840

Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Inflation Rate (%) 11.73 9 7 6 5.5 4
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.47 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.35 0.3
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 6412.88 6448 6479 6548 6695 6810
Core Inflation Rate (%) 9.31 7 6 5 4.5 3
Producer Prices (points) 175.91 173 174 175 179 178
Export Prices (points) 135.21 124 124 119 120 123
Import Prices (points) 130.12 118 116 114 113 113
Food Inflation (%) 13.51 8.39 6.98 2.67 2.88 3
Producer Price Inflation MoM (Percent) 1.83 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.2
Mid-month Inflation Rate MoM (%) 0.69 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4
Mid-month Inflation Rate YoY (%) 12.04 8.36 6.72 5.72 5.72 5.5
IPC-Fipe Inflation MoM (%) 0.28 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4
CPI Housing Utilities (points) 10730.46 11065 11490 11599 11704 12063
CPI Transportation (points) 6630.85 6657 6677 6697 6721 6741
Producer Prices Change (%) 19.15 11.5 8 3.4 1.8 2

Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Interest Rate (%) 13.25 14.25 14.25 13 11.25 9.25
Cash Reserve Ratio (%) 21.00 21 21 21 21 21
Money Supply M0 (BRL Million) 385897.34 404334 405260 406186 407113 408966
Money Supply M1 (BRL Million) 596583.90 615614 624076 632538 641000 657924
Money Supply M2 (BRL Million) 4230504.43 4258395 4328681 4399012 4469401 4610394
Money Supply M3 (BRL Million) 8701522.28 9225720 9408860 9592000 9775140 10141420
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 353169.00 372200 375100 375100 375100 396700
Banks Balance Sheet (BRL Million) 9029325.66 9525513 9715009 9915009 10134800 10672600
Loans to Private Sector (BRL Million) 673993.00 705427 714256 723086 731915 746631
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 7.40 7.4 8.4 8.4 7.15 5.15
Central Bank Balance Sheet (BRL Thousand) 4288302000.00 4530818592 4611669941 4692521289 4773372638 4935075335
Loan Growth (%) 0.80 0.8 0.7 0.3 0.5 0.7
Interbank Rate (%) 8.01 7 8 8 8 8

Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Balance of Trade (USD Million) 8813.80 3653 3496 4314 4314 3673
Current Account (USD Million) 1900.00 -5000 -3700 -8100 -5500 -5500
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -1.80 -1.7 -1.7 -1.9 -1.9 -1.9
Imports (USD Million) 23861.40 19629 19810 19992 19992 20510
Exports (USD Million) 32675.20 23282 23306 24306 24306 24183
External Debt (USD Million) 678013.52 691000 665000 665000 665000 665000
Terms of Trade (points) 103.91 108 105 107 104 109
Capital Flows (USD Million) -2867.30 -975 -761 -560 -450 -380
Foreign Direct Investment (USD Million) 11842.56 5600 4000 4900 4100 4000
Remittances (USD Million) 344.89 310 320 350 330 320
Gold Reserves (Tonnes) 129.65 67.7 67.7 67.7 67.7 67.6
Crude Oil Production (BBL/D/1K) 2916.55 3000 3020 3020 3020 3100
Tourist Arrivals (Thousand) 6353.00 5500 5500 6000 6000 6000
Weapons Sales (SIPRI TIV Million) 170.00 70 70 70 70 70

Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 88.83 92 92 93 93 93
Government Budget (% of GDP) -4.50 -7.5 -7.5 -7.3 -7.3 -7.3
Government Budget Value (BRL Million) -41024.00 -39000 -37000 55000 -33000 -35000
Government Spending (BRL Million) 161391.41 128458 159973 148055 163005 162373
Government Revenues (BRL Million) 165330.00 190940 198888 206043 212700 225164
Government Debt (BRL Million) 7075133.23 7315538 7449494 7586625 7643279 7999479
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 25101.00 29000 29000 29000 29000 29000

Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 34.00 34 34 34 34 34
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 27.50 27.5 27.5 27.5 27.5 27.5
Sales Tax Rate (%) 17.00 17 17 17 17 17
Social Security Rate (%) 39.80 39.8 39.8 39.8 39.8 39.8
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 28.80 28.8 28.8 28.8 28.8 28.8
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 11.00 11 11 11 11 11

Business Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Business Confidence (points) 57.80 57 58 56 55 53
Manufacturing PMI (points) 54.10 53 52 54 55 55
Services PMI (points) 60.80 59 58 55 53 52
Composite PMI (points) 59.40 55 53 54 55 52
Industrial Production (%) 0.50 1 2.9 2.9 1.1 2.9
Industrial Production Mom (%) 0.30 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.5 1
Manufacturing Production (%) 1.59 -2.9 -0.7 3.3 2.5 2
Capacity Utilization (%) 80.90 81 81 81 81.6 81.6
Changes in Inventories (BRL Million) 29888.51 -8700 -64800 -64800 -64800 -62000
Total Vehicle Sales (Units) 108244.00 145000 145600 145600 145600 145600
Car Production (Units) 205916.00 190100 177800 177800 177800 180600
Car Registrations (Thousand) 187.00 170 200 200 180 220
Leading Economic Index (%) 0.34 -0.5 -0.3 1.9 0.8 0.8
Small Business Sentiment 58.30 55 53.3 53.3 53.3 53.3
Mining Production (%) -8.25 -6 -3 1.4 1.1 1.5
Steel Production (Thousand Tonnes) 3000.00 3087 3089 3089 3089 3089

Consumer Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Retail Sales MoM (%) 0.90 -0.6 0.5 1.1 0.9 1
Retail Sales YoY (%) 4.50 0.5 0.8 2.1 1.5 2
Consumer Spending (BRL Million) 1406895.36 1268726 1344638 1456564 1419557 1478412
Consumer Credit (BRL Million) 2758701.00 2945075 3100900 3231649 3357349 3500400
Private Sector Credit (BRL Million) 4512627.00 4300320 4370660 4370660 4370660 4651600
Bank Lending Rate (%) 48.14 48.14 49.14 49.14 47.89 45.89
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 1.41 1.46 1.51 1.57 1.63 1.63
Households Debt To GDP (% of GDP) 36.60 37 36 35 35 33
Economic Optimism Index (Index Points) 79.00 78 78 79 79 80

Housing Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Housing Index (points) 143.20 145 145 146 147 148


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