Country Report Belize October 1996 Main report

Quarterly indicators of economic activity.

Quarterly indicators of economic activity 1994 1 Qtr 2 Qtr 3 Qtr 4 Qtr Exports: agriculture Qtrly totals Sugar '000 tons 38.3 21.9 25.1 13.1 Prices Monthly av Consumer prices: 1990=100 107.8 108.6 108.9 109.5 change year on year % -1.6 -0.8 2.7 1.9 Money End-Qtr M1, seasonally adj: Bz$ m 149.26 148.22 151.68 152.09 change year on year % 13.9 4.2 9.9 5.7 Foreign trade Qtrly totals Exports fob Bz$ m 92.17 80.69 64.30 57.80 Imports cif " 122.10 130.25 133.00 131.80 Exchange holdings End-Qtr Central Bank: foreign exchange US$ m 32.18 39.07 33.46 29.72 Exchange rate Market rate Bz$:US$ 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 1995 1 Qtr 2 Qtr 3 Qtr 4 Qtr Exports: agriculture Qtrly totals Sugar '000 tons 27.1 31.4 26.5 13.0 Prices Monthly av Consumer prices: 1990=100 110.5 111.6 112.5 113.9 change year on year % 2.5 2.8 3.3 4.0 Money End-Qtr M1, seasonally adj: Bz$ m 156.57 154.21 158.80 164.17 change year on year % 4.9 4.0 4.7 7.9 Foreign trade Qtrly totals Exports fob Bz$ m 90.31 99.32 78.35 55.37 Imports cif " 130.32 130.91 126.68 129.12 Exchange holdings End-Qtr Central Bank: foreign exchange US$ m 22.28 25.38 30.69 32.58 Exchange rate Market rate Bz$:US$ 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 1996 1 Qtr 2 Qtr Exports: agriculture Qtrly totals Sugar '000 tons 30.0 39.1 Prices Monthly av Consumer prices: 1990=100 115.4 n/a change year on year % 4.4 n/a Money End-Qtr M1, seasonally adj: Bz$ m 163.52 164.74(e) change year on year % 4.4 6.8 Foreign trade Qtrly totals Exports fob Bz$ m 96.24 54.11(f) Imports cif " 119.38 78.52(f) Exchange holdings End-Qtr Central Bank: foreign exchange US$ m 33.49 34.46(g) Exchange rate Market rate Bz$:US$ 2.00 2.00 Note. Annual figures of most of the series shown above will be found in the Country Profile. (a) End-May. (b) January only. © Bank of Jamaica. (d) End-April. (e) End-July, 160.26. (f) Total for April-May. (g) End-July, 69.27. (h) Average for October-November. (i) DOTS estimate. (j) End-July, 234.5. (k) Average for April-May. (l) Total for January-February. (m) End-July, 295.6.

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