Economic data of the countries

Argentina

Basic Data 2019 2020 2021
GDP-growth / Prognosis: IWF -2,5% -10,9%P -4,9%P
Export US$ 65,12 Mrd. US$ 46,56 Mrd. -
Import US$ 49,13 Mrd. US$ 34,38 Mrd. -
Interest rate (17.12.2020) 60% 45,4% -
Change US$ / Peso – Central Bank (29.01.2020) Arg$ 59,80 Arg$ 83,00 P Arg$ 126,45 P
Inflation 55% 36,7%P 43%P

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P = Prognose
Update: 18.12.2020

Bolivia

Basic data 2018 2019 2020
GDP-growth (%) 4,2 2,2 -8 P
Export (US$ billion) 10,4 10,2 3,6 P
Import (US$ billion) 12,5 11,9 3,8 P
Inflationrate (%) 3,2 2,5 0,7 P
Change US$/Boliviano 6,91 6,91 6,96 P
Key interest rate (%) 2,1 2,4 3,1 P

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P= Prognosis CEPAL 2020
Update: 07.01.2021

Brazil

Basic Data 2019 2020 2021
GDP-growth - Central Bank/IBGE 1,17% -5%P 3,45% (P)
Industrial growth - Central Bank 0,3% -5,5% 4%
Export – Ministry Development, Industry, Trade US$ 225,3 billion US$ 209,8 billion  
Import - Ministry Development, Industry, Trade US$ 177,3 billion US$ 158,9 billion  
Interest rate - Central Bank 4,5% 2,0% 2,0%
Exchange rate US$ / BRL - Central Bank 4,0 5,28 5,49 Status11Jan
Exchange rate €/BRL - Central Bank 4,6 5,99 6,67 Status11Jan
Inflation - Central Bank 4,13% 4,23% 3,34%P
Unemployment- IBGE/Central Bank 11,2% 13,6% 16-20%P
Foreign Direct Investment FDI US$68 billion (3,4% of GDP) US$36,3 billion (2,44% of GDP)
Currency reserves US$ 356,88 billion US$ 356,9 billion US$ 356,9 billion
Public debt 75,8% of GDP 91,4% of GDP 94,3% of GDP (P)

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Status: 12th January 2021

Source : Central Bank, IBGE, OECD, CNI and MDIC

Chile

Basic data 2019 2020 2021
GDP-growth 1,1% -6,0% 5,0%P
Export (US$ billion) 69,9 Mrd. US$ 69,5 Mrd. US$ P -
Import (US$ billion) 65,7 Mrd. US$ 53,1 Mrd. US$P -
Key interest rate 1,75% 0,5% -
Inflation 2,6% 3,0% 3,1%P
Change US$ / CLP
Stand: 31.12. // 2021: 7.1.
702,63 chil$ 792,22 chil$ 696,18 chil$

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Update: 7.1.2021
P = Forecast
Cepal and Banco Central de Chile

Costa Rica

Basic data 2018 2019 2020
GDP-growth (%) 2,7 2,1 -4,8 P
Export (in US$ billion) 20,56 21,2 9,76 P
Import (in US$ billion) 19,7 19,5 8,6 P
Inflationsrate (%) 1,7 1,5 0,5 P

Notes

P = Prognosis Cepal 2020
Update: 07.01.2021

Ecuador

Basic data 2018 2019 2020
GDP-growth (%) 1,37 -0,1 -9 P
Export (US$ billion) 25,4 26,1 10,5 P
Import (US$ billion) 26,3 25,9 9,7 P
Inflationrate (%) -0,2 0,4 1 P
Key interest rate (%) 7,7 8,6 8,9 P

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P= Prognosis Cepal 2020; Banco Central de Ecuador
Update: 08.01.2021

Guyana

Basic data 2019 2020 2021    
GDP-growth 5,4% 8,1% 26,2% 
Export|2018: 1,72 Mrd US$|||
Import|2018: 3,99 Mrd US$|||
Interest rate |2,1%|1%||
Inflation|2,1%|1%||
Exchange rate GYD-USD|308,5|209,2|209,1|
Unemployment rate|11,9%|11.8%||
 

Update 21st Jan 2021

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

Honduras

Basic data 2018 2019 2020
GDP-growth (%) 3,4 2,7 -8 P
Export (in US$ billion) 9,84 9,89 4,01 P
Import (in US$ billion) 14,5 14,2 5,5 P
Inflationsrate (%) 1,7 4,1 3,7 P

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P = Prognosis CEPAL 2020
Update: 07.01.2021

Jamaica

Basic data 2019 2020 2021    
GDP-growth 0,9% -8,56% 3,6%    
Export1,49 million US$          
Import 6,51 million US$        
Interest rate 16,6% 0,5% 0.5%    
Inflation 3,91% 5,1% 5,4% (P)    
Remittances (millions US$)   2,1 2,3    
Exchange rate (US$ - JMD)   141,2 142,51    

Update 13.01.2021

Source: Bank of Jamaika, tradineconomics, statista, World Bank

Colombia

Basic data 2019 2020 2021
GDP-growth: 3,3% -7%P 4,6%P
Export US$ 52,3 Mrd. US$ 19,38 Mrd.X -
Import US$ 64,7 Mrd. US$ 24,75 Mrd.X -
Interest rate – Central Bank 4,25% 1,75% -
Change US$ / Peso – Central Bank - january 7th Col$ 3208 Col$ 3262 Col$ 3428
Inflation 3,8% 1,61% 2,8%P  

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Update: 7.1.2021
P = Forecast
X = acumulated until 2.Q/20
Cepal und Banco Central de Colombia

Kuba

Basic data 2018 2019 2020
GDP-growth (%) 2,2 0,5 -8,5 P
Export (US$ billion) 2,4 1,7 -
Import (US$ billion) 11,5 5,4 -
Inflationrate (%) 5,9 1,9 -
Change CUC / US$ 1,00 1,00 various

P = Prognosis Cepal 2020; datos macros.com; GTAI; Trademap.org

Update 07.01.2021

Mexico

Basic data 2018 2019 2020
GDP-growth (%) 2,0 -0,1 -9 P
Export (US$ billion) 480 492 193 P
Import (US$ billion) 503 496 195 P
Inflationrate (%) 4,8 3 3,3 P
Key interest rate (%) 6,7 7,2 5,4 P
Change US$ / MXN 19,65 18,85 20,1 P

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P = Prognosis CEPAL 2020
Update: 07.01.2021

Nicaragua

Basic data 2018 2019 2020
GDP-growth (%) -4 -3,9 -4 P
Export (US$ billion) 5,5 5,7 2,7 P
Import (US$ billion) 6,7 6,2 2,8 P
Inflationrate (%) 5 5,4 2,7 P

Notes

P = Prognosis CEPAL 2020; GTAI
Update: 08.01.2021

Paraguay

Basic Data 2019 2020 2021
GDP-growth: 0,0% -1,6%P 4,0%P
Export US$ 13,626 Mrd. US$ 5,72 Mrd.X -
Import US$ 13,399 Mrd. US$ 5,21 Mrd. X -
Interest rate – Central Bank (31.12.) 4% 0,75% -
Change US$ / Guaraní – Central Bank (8.01.) ParG 6000 ParG 6514 ParG 6890
Inflation 2,8% 1,6%P -

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Update: 11.1.2021
P = Forecast
X = acumulated until 2.Q/20
Cepal und Banco Central de Paraguay

Peru

Basic data 2018 2019 2020
GDP-growth (%) 4,0 2,2 -12,9 P
Export (US$ billion) 56,2 55,3 18,8 P
Import (US$ billion) 51,7 51,8 19,8 P
Inflationsrate (%) 1,3 2,1 1,8 P
Key interest rate (5) 2,3 2,4 1,7 P

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P = Prognosis CEPAL 2020; GTAI
Update: 08.01.2021

Suriname

Basic data 2019 2020 2021    
GDP-growth 2,2% 8,1% 26,2%    
Export 2018: 1,72 Mrd US$        
Import 2018: 3,99 Mrd US$        
Interest rate 5% 25% 25%    
Inflation 4,2% 56% 50%    
Unenmployment rate 7,2% 11,2%      
Exchange rate USD - SRD   141,2 142,51    

Notes

Update 27th Jan 2021

Source: Cepal, Weltbank, trading economics, statista, http://www.exteriores.gob.es/Documents/FichasPais/SURINAM_FICHA%20PAIS.pdf

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 2019 2020 2021
GDP-growth: 0,2% -4,5% 4%P
Export US$ 16,3 Mrd. US$ 6,6 Mrd.X -
Import US$ 12,9 Mrd. US$ 5,5 Mrd.X -
Interest rate - 4,5% -
Change US$ / Peso – Central Bank on january 7th Uru$ 32,509 Uru$ 37,445 Uru$ 42,49
Inflation 8,8% 9,9%P 7,6%P

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Update: 7.1.2021
P = Forecast
X = acumulated until 2.Q/20
Cepal und Banco Central de Uruguay

Venezuela

Basic data 2018 2019 2020
GDP-growth -28% -30%P -
Official Change US$ / Bolívar BsS 60 BsS 9,99 BsS 9,99
Black market Change US$ / /Bolívar (data from 2018-2020) BsS 730 BsS 57.300 BsS 74.860
Inflation 9585% 1813%S -

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Update: 11.1.2021
P = Forecast
S = September
Cepal