Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Stock Market (points) 1449.91 1324 1217 1118 1027 867

Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -20.30 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.60 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.2
Inflation Rate (%) 211.43 200 160 100 50 35
Interest Rate (%) 7.75 7.75 7.75 7.75 7.75 8
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -653.00 -740 -740 -740 -1490 -1490
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -22.20 -25 -24.5 -24.5 -24.5 -24.5
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 171.70 185 165 165 165 165
Government Budget (% of GDP) -16.50 -14.2 -14.2 -14.2 -14.2 -14.2
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 17.00 17 17 17 17 17
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 25.00 20 20 20 20 20

GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -20.30 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2
GDP (USD Billion) 18.08 35 35 35 35 45
GDP Constant Prices (LBP Billion) 44442.70 43554 43554 43554 43554 42683
GDP per capita (USD) 5463.56 6168 6168 6168 6168 6168
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 11649.05 10000 10000 10000 10000 12000
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (LBP Billion) 4042.12 15000 15500 15500 15500 15500

Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.60 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.2
Population (Million) 6.80 7.5 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.7

Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Inflation Rate (%) 211.43 200 160 100 50 35
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 1177.99 1328 1842 2396 2040 3234
Food Inflation (%) 363.78 300 330 330 330 100
CPI Housing Utilities (points) 298.59 491 571 680 558 918
CPI Transportation (points) 2811.98 3037 3219 3412 3617 3834
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 7.85 8 6 6 6 6

Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Interest Rate (%) 7.75 7.75 7.75 7.75 7.75 8
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 1.53 1.53 1.53 1.53 1.53 1.78

Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -653.00 -740 -740 -740 -1490 -1490
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -22.20 -25 -24.5 -24.5 -24.5 -24.5
Imports (USD Million) 1268.89 1100 1850 1850 1850 1850
Exports (USD Million) 615.89 360 360 360 360 360
Gold Reserves (Tonnes) 286.83 287 287 287 287 287
Tourist Arrivals 234519.00 290000 380000 380000 380000 380000

Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 171.70 185 165 165 165 165
Government Budget (% of GDP) -16.50 -14.2 -14.2 -14.2 -14.2 -14.2
Government Budget Value (LBP Million) 1036238.00 -700000 -800000 -800000 -800000 -800000
Government Spending (LBP Billion) 14764.13 14469 14469 14469 14469 14179

Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 17.00 17 17 17 17 17
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 25.00 20 20 20 20 20
Sales Tax Rate (%) 11.00 11 11 11 11 11
Social Security Rate (%) 25.50 25.5 25.5 25.5 25.5 25.5
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 22.50 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 3.00 3 3 3 3 3

Business Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Manufacturing PMI (points) 49.10 49 50 50 50 50

Consumer Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Consumer Spending (LBP Billion) 41687.69 40854 40854 40854 40854 40037
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 19.96 20.68 21.43 22.21 23.01 23.01


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