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Myanmar: 2-year forecast summary

02/01/2008 06:49:39 PM EST
EIU ViewsWire Myanmar

COUNTRY VIEW

FROM THE ECONOMIST INTELLIGENCE UNIT

Forecast summary
(% unless otherwise indicated)
 2006(a) 2007(a) 2008(b) 2009(b)
Real GDP growth(c) 3.9 3.3 3.4 3.6
Gross fixed investment growth(c) 5.0 6.0 8.0 10.0
Gross agricultural production growth(c) 3.0 1.4 2.0 2.0
Consumer price inflation (av) 20.0(d) 43.1 36.4 37.6
Consumer price inflation (year-end) 28.4(d) 49.9 38.0 34.2
Short-term interbank rate 15.7 16.0 16.0 16.0
Government budget balance (% of GDP)(c) -2.9 -3.1 -3.4 -3.6
Exports of goods fob (US$ bn) 4.6(d) 6.0 6.8 6.8
Imports of goods fob (US$ bn) 2.3(d) 3.1 3.8 4.0
Current-account balance (US$ bn) 0.8(d) 1.3 1.3 0.8
Current-account balance (% of GDP)(e) 7.0 8.5 6.1 3.0
External debt (year-end; US$ bn) 6.8(d) 7.1 7.4 7.5
Official exchange rate Kt:US$ (av)(f) 5.8(d) 5.5 5.4 5.5
Exchange rate Kt:US$ (av)(g) 1,280.0 1,290.0 1,340.0 1,500.0
Exchange rate Kt:Â¥100 (av)(g) 1,101.4 1,095.3 1,276.2 1,558.4
Exchange rate Kt:Bt (av)(g) 33.8 37.3 39.7 44.7
(a) Economist Intelligence Unit estimates.(b) Economist Intelligence Unit forecasts.

(c) Fiscal years (beginning April 1st of year shown).

(d) Actual.

(e) Fiscal years (beginning April 1st of year shown); at free-market exchange rate (which understates the size of GDP).

(f) Official rate; there is a wide differential between the official and free-market rates.

(g) Free-market rate.

SOURCE: Country Report

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February 3, 2008 at 2:54 am

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