Guatemala Interest Rate

The benchmark interest rate in Guatemala was last recorded at 4.75 percent. Interest Rate in Guatemala is reported by the Banco de Guatemala. Interest Rate in Guatemala averaged 5.07 Percent from 2005 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 7.25 Percent in July of 2008 and a record low of 2.55 Percent in January of 2005. In Guatemala, the interest rate decisions are taken by the Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Guatemala. The official interest rate is the monetary policy key rate. This page provides - Guatemala Interest Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-19

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
4.75 5.00 7.25 2.55 4.75 | 2014/04 2005 - 2014 Percent Monthly

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Guatemala Interest Rate
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Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Interest Rate 4.75 2014-03-26 5.00 7.25 2.55 4.75 2014-04-30 Percent [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 7110.70 2014-03-31 7163.90 7279.80 584.70 7047.78 2014-04-30 USD Million [+]
Money Supply M0 40168.50 2014-03-31 39039.90 43059.90 7012.60 38876.08 2014-04-30 GTQ Million [+]
Money Supply M1 61110.20 2014-03-31 60515.40 63030.50 7108.30 59836.52 2014-04-30 GTQ Million [+]
Money Supply M2 170311.70 2014-03-31 168138.20 170311.70 17216.40 171586.88 2014-04-30 GTQ Million [+]
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Interest Rate | Notes
The interest rate shown on this page refers to the central bank benchmark interest rate. Usually, the central bank benchmark interest rate is the overnight rate at which central banks make loans to the commercial banks under their jurisdiction. Moving the benchmark interest rate, the central bank is able to make an impact on interest rates of commercial banks, inflation level of the country and national currency exchange rate. Reduction of interest rates should bring increase in business activity, a rise in inflation rate and weakening of national currency. In case of increase in interest rates the level of business activity is likely to drop, inflation declines and national currency strengthens.


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Guatemala Inflation Rate at 3.25 Percent  
The inflation rate in Guatemala was recorded at 3.25 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Guatemala is reported by the Banco de Guatemala.
Guatemala Capital Flows at 2517.10 USD Million  
Capital Flows in Guatemala increased to 2517.10 USD Million in 2013 from 2262 USD Million in 2012. Capital Flows in Guatemala is reported by the Banco de Guatemala.
Guatemala Changes in Inventories at -152.10 GTQ Million  
Changes in Inventories in Guatemala increased to -152.10 GTQ Million in 2013 from -472.10 GTQ Million in 2012. Changes in Inventories in Guatemala is reported by the Banco de Guatemala.
Guatemala Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 115.46 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Guatemala increased to 115.46 Index Points in March of 2014 from 115.20 Index Points in February of 2014. Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Guatemala is reported by the Banco de Guatemala.
Guatemala Consumer Spending at 187994.80 GTQ Million  
Consumer Spending in Guatemala increased to 187994.80 GTQ Million in 2013 from 179995 GTQ Million in 2012. Consumer Spending in Guatemala is reported by the Banco de Guatemala.
Guatemala GDP Constant Prices at 221842.30 GTQ Million  
GDP Constant Prices in Guatemala increased to 221842.30 GTQ Million in 2013 from 214088.20 GTQ Million in 2012. GDP Constant Prices in Guatemala is reported by the Banco de Guatemala.
Guatemala Government Budget Value at -414.30 GTQ Million  
Guatemala recorded a government budget deficit of 414.30 GTQ Million in February of 2014. Government Budget Value in Guatemala is reported by the Banco de Guatemala.
Guatemala Government Spending at 25063.60 GTQ Million  
Government Spending in Guatemala increased to 25063.60 GTQ Million in 2013 from 24454.40 GTQ Million in 2012. Government Spending in Guatemala is reported by the Banco de Guatemala.
Guatemala Gross Fixed Capital Formation at 32283.60 GTQ Million  
Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Guatemala increased to 32283.60 GTQ Million in 2013 from 31726.20 GTQ Million in 2012. Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Guatemala is reported by the Banco de Guatemala.
Guatemala Remittances at 5246.00 USD Million  
Remittances in Guatemala increased to 5246 USD Million in 2013 from 4915.60 USD Million in 2012. Remittances in Guatemala is reported by the Bank of Guatemala.
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