Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Currency 14989.00 15208 15418 15631 15847 16288
Stock Market (points) 572.82 550 528 508 488 451

Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 0.40 4.5 4.8 4.8 4.8 5
Unemployment Rate (%) 1.00 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6
Inflation Rate (%) 23.60 8.5 6.5 5.2 4.5 3.2
Interest Rate (%) 3.10 3 3 3 3 3
Balance of Trade (USD Million) 311.01 -362 -362 -362 -362 -362
Current Account (USD Million) 71.96 -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 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 0.40 4.5 4.8 4.8 4.8 5
GDP (USD Billion) 18.83 19.9 20.4 20.4 20.4 20.4
GDP per capita (USD) 2554.43 1920 1920 1920 1920 1920
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 8674.03 7950 7950 7950 7950 7950

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

Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Inflation Rate (%) 23.60 8.5 6.5 5.2 4.5 3.2
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 144.50 130 128 131 151 132
Food Inflation (%) 8.20 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5

Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Interest Rate (%) 3.10 3 3 3 3 3
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD Million) 1262.51 941 941 941 941 941

Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Balance of Trade (USD Million) 311.01 -362 -362 -362 -362 -362
Current Account (USD Million) 71.96 -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) 1566.20 1610 1610 1610 1610 1610
Exports (USD Million) 1877.25 1248 1248 1248 1248 1248
Foreign Direct Investment (USD Million) 208.09 250 250 250 250 250

Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 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 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 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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