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An exchange rate is the current market price for which one currency can be exchanged for another. For instance, if the Euro exchange rate for the United States Dollar stands at 1.3, this means that 1 euro can be exchanged for 1.3 U.S. dollars. Because exchange rates play such an important role in a country's competiveness level, currency exchange rates are among the most analysed and forecasted indicators in the world. The exchange rate is determined by the level of supply and demand on the international markets. However, changes in foreign exchange market rates are often difficult to understand and to predict because the market is very large and volatile. In fact, the currency markets are the most liquid in the world with a daily turnover of close to $2 trillion, which compares to $500 billion for the US government bond market and $70 billion on the New York Stock Exchange.


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Guinea Bissau Inflation Rate at -2.10 percent  
The inflation rate in Guinea Bissau was recorded at -2.10 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in Guinea Bissau is reported by the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).
Guinea Bissau Current Account to GDP at -6.30 Percent  
Guinea Bissau recorded a Current Account deficit of 6.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in Guinea Bissau is reported by the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).
Guinea Bissau Balance of Trade at -34.65 CFA Franc Billion  
Guinea Bissau recorded a trade deficit of 34.65 CFA Franc Billion in 2010. Balance of Trade in Guinea Bissau is reported by the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).
Guinea Bissau Interest Rate at 3.50 percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Guinea Bissau was last recorded at 3.50 percent. Interest Rate in Guinea Bissau is reported by the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).
Guinea Bissau Current Account at -35.05 CFA Franc Billion  
Guinea Bissau recorded a Current Account deficit of 35.05 CFA Franc Billion in 2010. Current Account in Guinea Bissau is reported by the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).
Guinea Bissau Government Budget at -2.30 Percent of GDP  
Guinea Bissau recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 2.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in Guinea Bissau is reported by the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).
Guinea Bissau GDP per capita at 423.38 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Guinea Bissau was last recorded at 423.38 US dollars in 2012. The GDP per Capita in Guinea Bissau is equivalent to 3 percent of the worlds average. GDP per capita in Guinea Bissau is reported by the World Bank.
Guinea Bissau GDP per capita PPP at 1027.70 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Guinea Bissau was last recorded at 1027.70 US dollars in 2012, when adjusted by purchasing power parity (PPP). The GDP per Capita, in Guinea Bissau, when adjusted by Purchasing Power Parity is equivalent to 5 percent of the worlds average. GDP per capita PPP in Guinea Bissau is reported by the World Bank.
Guinea Bissau Population at 1.66 million  
The total population in Guinea Bissau was last recorded at 1.7 million people in 2012 from 0.6 million in 1960, changing 159 percent during the last 50 years. Population in Guinea Bissau is reported by the World Bank.
Guinea Bissau GDP at 0.89 USD Billion  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Guinea Bissau was worth 0.89 billion US dollars in 2012. The GDP value of Guinea Bissau represents less than 0.01 percent of the world economy. GDP in Guinea Bissau is reported by the World Bank.
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Russia Unemployment Drops in March  
Russian jobless rate fell for the first time in four months to 5.4 percent, after remaining stable at 5.6 percent in the previous two months.
Canada Inflation Rises Above Forecasts in March  
The annual consumer prices in Canada accelerated to 1.5 percent in March of 2014 following a 1.1 increase in the previous month, as energy prices surged.
US Jobless Claims Rise Slightly  
In the week ending April 12, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 304,000, an increase of 2,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 2,000 from 300,000 to 302,000. There were no special factors impacting this week's initial claims.
Brazil Unemployment Rate Down to 5%  
In March of 2014, Brazil’s jobless rate fell by 0.1 percentage point to 5 percent, below market forecasts. A year earlier, unemployment reached 5.7 percent.
Dutch Unemployment Rate Falls for the First Time in 2014  
In March of 2014, Netherlands’ seasonally adjusted jobless rate fell to 8.7 percent from 8.8 percent in the previous month and 8.1 percent a year earlier, as more people left permanently the labor market rather than found jobs.
Singaporean Trade Surplus Narrows Sharply in March  
The trade surplus decreased 51.1 percent in March of 2014 over a year earlier and 47.2 percent from February to SGD 2.3 billion. Imports rose at a faster pace than exports, as sales of pharmaceuticals and electronics fell, while shipments of petrochemicals and re-exports contributed to overall increase.
Mozambique Leaves Lending Rate Steady at 8.25%  
At its April 16th, 2014 meeting, Bank of Mozambique left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 8.25 percent for the sixth consecutive meeting, saying this was consistent with meeting domestic economic targets for 2014.
Spanish Trade Deficit Narrows to 4-Month Low  
In February of 2014, Spanish trade gap decreased to € 1.62 billion, down from € 2.82 billion in the previous month. Compared with the same month a year earlier, the trade deficit widened 37 percent.
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