Guyana GDP Annual Growth Rate

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Guyana expanded 3.90 percent in the first six months of 2013 from the same period of the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Guyana is reported by the Bank of Guyana. From 1961 until 2013, Guyana GDP Annual Growth Rate averaged 2.1 Percent reaching an all time high of 11.4 Percent in December of 1964 and a record low of -13.2 Percent in December of 1982. Guyana is one of the poorest countries in Latin America. Guyana’s economy is dependent on agriculture, mining (gold and bauxite), eco-tourism and foreign aid. Recent debt reliefs under the Highly Indebted Poor Countries initiative and the entrance into the Caribbean Single Market and Economy have enabled investment on infrastructure and broadened the export market. As a result, commercial agriculture and industrial production has been expanding. However, systemic trade deficits, high crime rates and skilled labour-force migration continue to hamper economic development. This page provides - Guyana GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-23

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
3.90 4.10 11.36 -13.19 2.41 | 2013/12 1961 - 2013 Percent Yearly

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Guyana GDP Annual Growth Rate
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GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
GDP 2.85 2012-12-31 2.58 2.85 0.17 3.28 2014-06-30 USD Billion [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3.90 2013-06-30 4.10 11.36 -13.19 2.41 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
GDP per capita 1276.80 2012-12-31 1225.04 1276.80 658.98 1357.91 2014-06-30 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 2929.70 2012-12-31 2810.93 2929.70 1563.50 3115.81 2014-06-30 USD [+]
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GDP Annual Growth Rate | Notes
The annual growth rate in Gross Domestic Product measures the increase in value of the goods and services produced by an economy over the period of a year. Therefore, unlike the commonly used quarterly GDP growth rate the annual GDP growth rate takes into account a full year of economic activity, thus avoiding the need to make any type of seasonal adjustment.


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Guyana Inflation Rate at 0.90 Percent  
The inflation rate in Guyana was recorded at 0.90 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013. Inflation Rate in Guyana is reported by the Statistics Guyana.
Guyana Interest Rate at 5.00 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Guyana was last recorded at 5 percent. Interest Rate in Guyana is reported by the Bank of Guyana.
Guyana Sales Tax Rate | VAT at 16.00 Percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Guyana stands at 16 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Guyana is reported by the Ministry of Finance.
Guyana GDP Annual Growth Rate at 3.90 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Guyana expanded 3.90 percent in the first six months of 2013 from the same period of the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Guyana is reported by the Bank of Guyana.
Guyana Balance of Trade at -49.70 USD Million  
Guyana recorded a trade deficit of 49.70 USD Million in the third quarter of 2013. Balance of Trade in Guyana is reported by the Bank of Guyana.
Guyana Current Account at -394.80 USD Million  
Guyana recorded a Current Account deficit of 394.80 USD Million in 2012. Current Account in Guyana is reported by the Bank of Guyana.
Guyana Imports at 448.40 USD Million  
Imports in Guyana decreased to 448.40 USD Million in the third quarter of 2013 from 456.30 USD Million in the second quarter of 2013. Imports in Guyana is reported by the Bank of Guyana.
Guyana Exports at 398.80 USD Million  
Exports in Guyana increased to 398.80 USD Million in the third quarter of 2013 from 318.90 USD Million in the second quarter of 2013. Exports in Guyana is reported by the Bank of Guyana.
Guyana Remittances at 405.00 USD Million  
Remittances in Guyana increased to 405 in December of 2012 from 401 in December of 2011.
Guyana GDP per capita at 1276.80 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Guyana was last recorded at 1276.80 US dollars in 2012. The GDP per Capita in Guyana is equivalent to 10 percent of the worlds average. GDP per capita in Guyana is reported by the World Bank.
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