Country Report Zimbabwe September 2010

Outlook for 2010-11: Forecast summary

Forecast summary
(% unless otherwise indicated)
 2008a2009a2010b2011b
Real GDP growth-14.4-1.32.94.3
Manufacturing production growth-13.3-3.86.05.7
Gross agricultural production growth-24.0-4.0-2.00.0
Consumer price inflation (av)1.5E+104.5E+166.18.5
Consumer price inflation (end-period)2.2E+235.0E+011.0E+015.0
Short-term interbank rate450.3352.041.026.0
Government balance (% of GDP)-6.2-6.3-5.0-4.5
Exports of goods fob (US$ bn)1.41.21.71.9
Imports of goods fob (US$ bn)1.92.42.93.2
Current-account balance (US$ bn)-0.6-0.8-0.6-0.4
Current-account balance (% of GDP)-39.2-60.5-37.2-22.4
External debt (year-end; US$ bn)5.2c5.75.85.9
a Economist Intelligence Unit estimates. b Economist Intelligence Unit forecasts. c Actual.

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