Country Report Libya November 2009

Data and charts: Quarterly data

 20072008   2009  
 4 Qtr1 Qtr2 Qtr3 Qtr4 Qtr1 Qtr2 Qtr3 Qtr
Prices        
Consumer prices (2003=100)116.5120.7122.4124.7126.8127.7125.5125.4
Consumer prices (% change, year on year)8.411.811.19.88.85.82.50.6
Financial indicators        
Exchange rate LD:US$ (end-period)1.221.181.181.241.251.291.241.23
Deposit rate (av; %)2.52.52.52.52.52.52.5n/a
Lending rate (av; %)6.06.06.06.06.06.06.0n/a
Money market rate (av; %)4.04.04.04.04.05.05.0n/a
M1 (end-period; LD m)22,01422,55529,85132,79633,32331,11034,973n/a
M1 (% change, year on year)42.446.481.970.851.437.917.2n/a
M2 (end-period; LD m)25,90826,60134,32937,53438,65337,09240,662n/a
M2 (% change, year on year)38.040.971.865.849.239.418.4n/a
Sectoral trends        
Crude oil production (m barrels/day)1.741.761.741.681.721.581.531.55
Crude oil production (% change, year on year)0.04.13.0-1.2-1.1-0.10.91.9
Foreign trade & reserves (US$ m)        
Exports fob12,97715,28417,93018,52211,1057,2998,792n/a
Imports foba-3,785-3,929-4,859-5,729-4,721-4,554-4,962n/a
Trade balance9,19211,35513,07212,7936,3842,7463,829n/a
Reserves excl gold (end–period)79,40587,14390,80297,60592,31391,07591,663n/a
a Data do not include defence imports.
Sources: International Energy Agency, Monthly Oil Market Report; IMF, International Financial Statistics, Direction of Trade Statistics.

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