Economic data of the countries

Argentina

Basic Data 2018 2019 2020
GDP-growth / Prognosis: IWF -2,6% -2,5% -1,5%P
Export US$ 61,78 Mrd. US$ 65,12 Mrd. -
Import US$ 65,48 Mrd. US$ 49,13 Mrd. -
Interest rate (29.01.2020) 28,75% 60% 58,8%
Change US$ / Peso – Central Bank (29.01.2020) Arg$ 37,60 Arg$ 59,80 Arg$ 60,25
Inflation 60% 55% 50%P

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P = Prognose
Update: 29.01.2020

Bolivia

Basic data 2018 2019 2020
GDP-growth 4,3% 4,0% P 3,9% P
Export (US$ billion) 10,4 Mrd. US$ 10,1 Mrd. US$ P -
Import (US$ billion) 12,5 Mrd. US$ 12,5 Mrd. US$ P -
Inflation 3,2 % B 2,5 % 2,5%
Change US$/Boliviano 6,91 6,91 -
Key interest rate 2,50 % P 2,4% 2,78% B
       
       

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Update: 11.01.2019
J-M= January-March

Brazil

Basic Data 2018 2019 2020
GDP-growth - Central Bank/IBGE 1,36% 1,17% 2,3%P
Industrial growth - Central Bank 1,8%p 0,3% 1,3%P (without civil construction)
Export – Ministry Development, Industry, Trade US$ 220,0 Bil. US$ 223,9 Bil.  
Import - Ministry Development, Industry, Trade US$ 168,3 Bil. US$ 177,3 Bil.  
Interest rate - Central Bank 6,5% 4,5% 4,25%P
Exchange rate US$ / BRL - Central Bank 3,70 4,0 4,43 Status 27Feb
Exchange rate €/BRL - Central Bank 4,28 4,6 4,82 Status 27Feb
Inflation - Central Bank 3,75% 4,13% 4,19 Status 27Feb
Unemployment- IBGE/Central Bank 11,9% 11,2% 11,9%P

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Status: 27th Feb 2020

Source : Central Bank, IBGE and MDIC

Chile

Basic data 2018 2019 2020
GDP-growth 4,0% 1,3% 2,5%P
Export (US$ billion) 85,7 Mrd. US$ 80,0 Mrd. US$ P -
Import (US$ billion) 85,1 Mrd. US$ 81,8 Mrd. US$P -
Key interest rate 2,5% 2,75% 2,7%S
Inflation 2,4% 2,8% P -
Change US$ / CLP 684,4 chil$ 714,3 chil$ P -

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Update: 11.01.2019

S = Stand 11.01.2019

Cepal, P = Prognose CEPAL, 11.2018; Inflation = Jahresdurchschnitt; D= (CLP/ US$), Wechselkurs am 31.12 des Jahres; Import/Export in Mrd. US-Dollar; CEPAL Bericht Dec.2018

Ecuador

Basic data 2018 2019 2020
GDP-growth 1,37% -0,2% 0,5% P
Export 25,4 Mrd. US$ 20,31 Mrd. US$ -
Import 25,5 Mrd. US$ 20,31 -
Inflation -0,2% 0,4% 1,2% P
Key interest rate 7,6% 7,99% 8,5% S
       

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Update: 11.01.2019

Guyana

Basic data 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017*
GDP-growth 5,2% 3,8% 3,2% 3,3% 2,1%
Export 1,375 Mrd. US$ 1,174 Mrd. US$ 1,285 Mrd. US$ 1,452 Mrd. US$  
Import 1,866 Mrd. US$ 1,783 Mrd. US$ 2,185 Mrd. US$ 1,624 Mrd. US$  
Interest rate 12,1% 11,1% 10,1% 10,1% J-S  
Inflation 0,0% -0,4% -0,2% 7,1% 1,9%

* = Estimation 
J-S= from January to September
Update 15.08.2018

Source: Cepal, Weltbank, WKO

 

Haiti

Basic data 2014 2015 2016 2017*  
GDP-growth 2,8% 1,2% 1,4% 1,2%  
Export 1,662 Mrd. US$ 1,747 Mrd. US$ 1,652 Mrd. US$    
Import 4,751 Mrd. US$ 4,432 Mrd. US$ 4,111 Mrd. US$    
Interest rate 18,6% 18,8% 19,8% J-O    
Inflation 4,57% 9,02% 13,83% 14,74%  

* = Schätzung
J-O= Januar bis Oktober
Update 03.09.2018

Quelle: Cepal, Weltbank

Jamaica

Basic data 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017*
GDP-growth 0,5% 0,7% 1,0% 1,4% 1,0
Export 4,247 Mrd. US$ 4,401 Mrd. US$ 4,318 Mrd. US$ 4,158 Mrd. US$  
Import 7,510 Mrd. US$ 7,452 Mrd. US$ 6,571 Mrd. US$ 6,516 Mrd. US$  
Interest rate 16,3% 17,2% 17,0% 16,6% J-S  
Inflation 9,34% 8,29% 3,68% 2,35% 4,4%

* = Estimate 

J-S = From Januar to September

Update 03.09.2018

Source: Cepal, Weltbank

Colombia

Basic data 2018 2019 2020
GDP-growth / Prognosis: IWF 2,6% 3,4% 3,5%P
Export US$ 54,01 Mrd. US$ 52,19 Mrd. -
Import US$ 62,93 Mrd. US$ 65,17 Mrd. -
Interest rate – Central Bank (29.01.2020) 4,25% 4,25% 4,25%
Change US$ / Peso – Central Bank (29.01.2020) Col$ 3245 Col$ 3283 Col$ 3385
Inflation 3,2% 3,8% 3,5%P

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P = Prognose

Update: 29.01.2020

Kuba

Basic data 2018 2019 2020
GDP-growth – ONE 3,4% 2,3% 1,7%
Export – ONE (billion CUC) 60,85 - -
Import – ONE (billion CUC) 112,58 - -
Inflation 5,9% 5,5% 5,5%
12-month interest rate for assets in convertible pesos (CUC) – Central Bank 2,5% 2,5% 2,25%
Change CUC / US$ - Central Bank US$ 1,00 US$ 1,00 US$ 1,00

Cepal, www.cubaheute.de, www.tradingeconomics.com, Zentralbank

Mexico

Basic data 2018 2019 2020
GDP-growth – INEGI 2,0% -0,1% 1,3 % P
Export – INEGI (US$ billion) 480 492 -
Import - INEGI (US$ billion) 503 500 S -
Inflation 4,8 % 2,9 % 3,0 %
Key interest rate – Central Bank 8,25% 7,5% 7,25%
Change US$ / MXN at 13th May 2019 19,65 18,85 18,80

Central bank (22.10.2019)
p= Prognosis
Update: 22.10.2019

Paraguay

Basic Data 2018 2019 2020
GDP-growth / Prognosis: IWF 4,0% 0,2% 4,0%P
Export – Central Bank US$ 15,43 Mrd. - -
Import – Central Bank US$ 14,58 Mrd. - -
Interest rate – Central Bank (29.01.2020) 5,25% 4,00% 4,00%
Change US$ / Guaraní – Central Bank (29.01.2020) ParG 6044 ParG 6358 ParG 6516
Inflation 3,2% 2,8% 4,0%P

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P = Prognose

Update: 29.01.2020

Peru

Basic data 2018 2019 2020
GDP-growth 4,0% 2,6% 3,6%P
Export (US$ billion) 47,9 Mrd. US$ 42,2 Mrd. US$ S -
Import (US$ billion) 43,1 Mrd. US$ 33,9 Mrd. US$ S -
Key interest rate 2,75 % 2,25% 2,25% PB
Inflation 1,3% 2,2% 1,9%P
Change US$/Nuevos Soles 3,3 3,4 PG -
       

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Update 11.01.2019

Suriname

Basic data 2013 2014 2015 2016* 2017
GDP-growth 2,9% 4,1% 1,2% -2,4%  
Export 2,567 Mrd. US$ 1,083 Mrd. US$ 1,034 Mrd. US$    
Import 2,709 Mrd. US$ 1,150 Mrd. US$ 1,83 Mrd. US$    
Interest rate 12,0% 10,1% 10,3% 9,9% J-O  
Inflation 1,92% 3,39% 6,89% 5,48%  

* = Estimation 
J-O= from January to October

Update 08.08.2017

Source: Cepal, Weltbank

 

Trinidad & Tobago

Basic data 2013 2014 2015 2016* 2017
GDP-growth 2,3% -1,0% 0,2% -4,5%  
Export 18,071 Mrd. US$ 15,974 Mrd. US$ 12,143 Mrd. US$    
Import 13,901 Mrd. US$ 13,154 Mrd. US$ 11,547 Mrd. US$    
Interest rate 7,5% 7,7% 8,3% 9,1% J-O  
Inflation 5,2% 5,68% 4,66%    

* = Estimation
J-O= from January to October
Update 08.08.2017

Source: Cepal, Weltbank

 

Uruguay

Basic data 2018 2019 2020
GDP-growth Prognosis: IWF 1,9% 0,6% 1,65%P
Export US$ 16,40 Mrd. US$ 16,28 Mrd. -
Import US$ 13,12 Mrd. US$ 12,39 Mrd. -
Interest rate (29.01.2020) 9,25% 9,25% 9,25%
Change US$ / Peso – Central Bank (29.01.2020) Uru$ 32,67 Uru$ 36,48 Uru$ 37,39
Inflation 7,6% 8,8% 8,2%P

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P = Prognose
Update: 29.01.2020

Venezuela

Basic data 2018 2019 2020
GDP-growth / Prognosis: IWF -18% -25% -14%
Official Change US$ / /Bolívar BsF 60 BsS 60 BsS 60
Black market Change US$ / /Bolívar (29.01.2020) BsS 730 BsS 57.300 BsS 74.860
Inflation 1.000.000% 200.000% -

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P = Prognosis
Update: 29.01.2020

Zentralamerika

Basic data 2016 2017 2018
GDP growth 4,6% 3,9% 3,4%
Export (in US$ billion) 56,03 58,95 60,85
Import (in US$ billion) 97,60 102,63 112,58
Inflation 2,07% 3,7% 1,7%

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Data incl. Dom. Rep., region CAPARD (incl. Panama)