Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Currency 13175.00 13371 13509 13648 13648 13930

Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 3.00 3.8 3.8 4.3 4.3 4.3
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.60 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.3
Inflation Rate (%) 22.44 18 15 8 7 7
Interest Rate (%) 15.00 15 15 15 15 15
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -53.84 -65.95 -65.94 -65.97 -65.97 -65.94
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -13.90 -18 -18 -13.6 -13.6 -13.6
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 75.00 74 74 72 72 72
Government Budget (% of GDP) -7.10 -4.8 -4.8 -4 -4 -4
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 15.00 35 35 15 15 15

GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) 3.00 3.8 3.8 4.3 4.3 4.3
GDP (USD Billion) 3.87 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1
GDP per capita (USD) 624.71 650 650 650 650 670
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 1648.05 1630 1665 1665 1665 1665

Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.60 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.3
Population (Million) 7.98 8.13 8.29 8.29 8.29 8.29

Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Inflation Rate (%) 22.44 18 15 8 7 7
Food Inflation (%) 23.00 20 18 14 10 10
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 3.10 2.7 1.8 1.4 0.7 0.4
CPI Transportation (points) 331.90 346 356 362 367 368
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 111.85 115 114 115 117 123

Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Interest Rate (%) 15.00 15 15 15 15 15
Deposit Interest Rate (%) 9.00 9 9 9 9 9
Lending Rate (%) 18.00 18 18 18 18 18
Interbank Rate (%) 15.01 15 15 15 15 15
Central Bank Balance Sheet (SLL Million) 22092080.96 15000000 14500000 14500000 14500000 14500000

Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -53.84 -65.95 -65.94 -65.97 -65.97 -65.94
Current Account to GDP (% of GDP) -13.90 -18 -18 -13.6 -13.6 -13.6
Tourist Arrivals 3064.00 5800 6300 6300 6300 6300

Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 75.00 74 74 72 72 72
Government Budget (% of GDP) -7.10 -4.8 -4.8 -4 -4 -4
Military Expenditure (USD Million) 20.20 31 31 31 31 31
Government Budget Value (SLL Million) 171033.00 -44525 -44525 -44525 -44525 -44525

Taxes Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2023
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 15.00 35 35 15 15 15
Sales Tax Rate (%) 15.00 15 15 15 15 15


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