Markets Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2023
Stock Market (points) 611.08 594 577 561 546 516

Overview Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2023
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 0.40 4.8 4.8 4.5 4.8 5
Unemployment Rate (%) 1.00 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.6
Inflation Rate (%) 4.72 3.8 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.2
Interest Rate (%) 3.00 3 3 3 3 3
Balance of Trade (USD Million) 172.71 -362 -362 -362 -362 -362
Current Account (USD Million) -46.52 -549 -549 -549 -549 -549
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -0.60 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -8
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 55.66 58.2 58.2 58.2 58.2 58.2
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.22 -5.3 -5.3 -5.3 -5.3 -5
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 20.00 24 24 24 24 24
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 25.00 24 24 24 24 24

GDP Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2023
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 0.40 4.8 4.8 4.5 4.8 5
GDP (USD Billion) 19.14 19.9 19.9 19.9 20.4 20.4
GDP per capita (USD) 2546.45 1920 1920 1920 1920 1920
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 7805.80 7950 7950 7950 7950 7950

Labour Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2023
Unemployment Rate (%) 1.00 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.6
Population (Million) 7.30 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.4 7.4

Prices Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2023
Inflation Rate (%) 4.72 3.8 3.6 3.5 3.3 3.2
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 0.00 119 121 124 0 0
Food Inflation (%) 2.62 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5

Money Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2023
Interest Rate (%) 3.00 3 3 3 3 3
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 1167.63 941 941 941 941 941

Trade Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2023
Balance of Trade (USD Million) 172.71 -362 -362 -362 -362 -362
Current Account (USD Million) -46.52 -549 -549 -549 -549 -549
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -0.60 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -8
Imports (USD Million) 1609.23 1610 1610 1610 1610 1610
Exports (USD Million) 1781.94 1248 1248 1248 1248 1248
Foreign Direct Investment (USD Million) 199.61 250 250 250 250 250

Government Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2023
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 55.66 58.2 58.2 58.2 58.2 58.2
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.22 -5.3 -5.3 -5.3 -5.3 -5

Taxes Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2023
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 20.00 24 24 24 24 24
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 25.00 24 24 24 24 24
Sales Tax Rate (%) 10.00 10 10 10 10 10
Social Security Rate (%) 11.50 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.5
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 6.00 6 6 6 6 6
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 5.50 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5


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