Section 1: General Economic and Financial Outlook
    Annual Profile     Quarterly Profile
2000/01 2001/02 2002/03 2003/04 2004/05 (Preliminary) 2005/06 (Targeted) Jan-Mar Apr-June July-Sep Oct-Dec Jan-Mar July-Sep 2005
2004 2003/04 2004 2004 2005
A. Real Sector Indicators and Sources of Growth          
(% Change)            
Real GDP  3.4 3.2 3.0 4.3 5.1 6.1 4.0   4.8 4.6 5.2 5.3
Commodity Sector  3.4 3.5 2.0 3.0 3.8 7.1 3.5   3.5 2.9 5.0 --
Production Services  3.4 2.2 4.7 7.2 7.7 6.3 5.5   7.7 7.5 6.6 --
Social Services  3.7 4.2 2.7 3.0 3.8 2.5 2.5   2.7 4.0 3.1 --
              --
Investments 1/ , 2/ -2.2 5.5 -6.7 6.3 9.3 12 --   -- -- -- --
Consumption 1/ 4.1 2.7 2.7 2.1 5.4 2.4 --   -- -- -- --
Private 4.0 2.7 2.5 2.1 5.6 2.5 --   -- -- -- --
Public 4.9 2.6 3.8 2.0 4.0 1.9 --   -- -- -- --
Exports of Goods and Services 1/ 3.3 -7.8 13.8 25.3 25.6 10.2 32.1   31.2 35.1 11.8 --
              --
Real GDP Per Capita  1.4 1.1 1.1 2.1 2.9   --   -- -- -- --
Domestic Savings             
Annual  9.3 9.6 17.5 31.6 9.3   --   -- -- -- --
(Percent of GDP) 13.4 13.5 14.3 16.3 16.1   --   -- -- -- --
Domestic Investments             
Annual -1.5 5.6 -0.1 16.6 17.9   --   -- -- -- 17.8
(Percent of GDP) 18.3 18.3 16.6 16.6 17.7   --   11.6 11.3 -- 12.6
Memorandum items:  
GDP (Billion US$) 96.6 85.2 80.4 77.0
GDP  PPP (Billion Dollars) 3/ 241.5 253.3 266.0 282.3
GDP per capita PPP (Current Dollars) 3/ 3698 3802 3913 4072
Source: Ministry of Planning.
 -- Data not available.
  1/ Includes Net Indirect Taxes.
  2/ Gross Capital Formation. Excludes Inventory.
3/ Based on International Monetary Fund calculations.
Source : Ministry of Planning.
1/ Includes Suez Canal.
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