Markets Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2023
Currency 1505.70 1510 1513 1516 1520 1526
Stock Market (points) 1428.53 1313 1205 1105 1014 853

Overview Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 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 (%) 211.43 220 200 160 100 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 -25.5 -25 -24.5 -24.5 -24.5
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 171.70 185 185 165 165 165
Government Budget (% of GDP) -16.50 -14.5 -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 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2023
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -20.30 -2 -2 -2 -2 -2
GDP (USD Billion) 33.38 35 35 35 35 45
GDP Constant Prices (LBP Billion) 44442.70 43554 43554 43554 43554 42683
GDP per capita (USD) 5463.56 6100 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 15000 15500 15500 15500

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

Prices Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2023
Inflation Rate (%) 211.43 220 200 160 100 35
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 1177.99 1328 1842 2396 2040 3234
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 7.85 9 8 6 6 6
Food Inflation (%) 363.78 320 300 330 330 100
CPI Housing Utilities (points) 298.59 491 571 680 558 918
CPI Transportation (points) 2811.98 3065 3310 3509 3719 3943

Money Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 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 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2023
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -653.00 -740 -740 -740 -1490 -1490
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -22.20 -25.5 -25 -24.5 -24.5 -24.5
Imports (USD Million) 1268.89 1100 1100 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 290000 380000 380000 380000

Government Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2023
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 171.70 185 185 165 165 165
Government Budget (% of GDP) -16.50 -14.5 -14.2 -14.2 -14.2 -14.2
Government Budget Value (LBP Million) 1036238.00 -700000 -700000 -800000 -800000 -800000
Government Spending (LBP Billion) 14764.13 14469 14469 14469 14469 14179

Taxes Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 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 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2023
Manufacturing PMI (points) 48.60 49 53 50 50 50

Consumer Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2023
Consumer Spending (LBP Billion) 41687.69 40854 40854 40854 40854 40037
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 19.96 20.68 21.42 22.2 23 23


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