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Exchange rates

Exchange rates - 24/05/2016
US DOLLAR USD 1.1168 Chart of US Dollar quotes
JAPANESE YEN JPY 122.56 Chart of Japanese Yen quotes
POUND STERLING GBP 0.76513 Chart of GB pound quotes
SWISS FRANC CHF 1.1079 Chart of Swiss Franc quotes
BRAZILIAN REAL BRL 3.9639 Chart of Brazilian Real quotes
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Economic indicators

Summary of the main economic indicators
Indicator 2014 2015 2015

Q2
2015

Q3
2015

Q4
2016

Q1
Real GDP (y.r. %) PT 0.9 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.3 0.8 Graph Data Metadata
EA 0.9 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.5 Graph Data Metadata
Private consumption (y.r. %) PT 2.2 2.6 3.3 2.3 2.4 n. Graph Data Metadata
EA 0.8 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.5 n. Graph Data Metadata
Gross fixed capital formation (y.r. %) PT 2.8 3.9 5.2 2.0 0.2 n. Graph Data Metadata
EA 1.3 2.7 2.6 2.5 3.4 n. Graph Data Metadata
Exports (y.r. %) PT 3.9 5.2 7.1 4.0 2.6 n. Graph Data Metadata
EA 4.1 5.0 6.0 4.6 3.6 n. Graph Data Metadata
Current and capital accounts (as a % of GDP) PT 1.6 1.7 -0.6 4.8 2.0 -0.1 Graph Data Metadata
EA 2.7 3.0 1.6 3.9 4.3 n. Graph Data Metadata
International Investment Position (as % of GDP) PT -114.4 -109.4 -112.7 -111.8 -109.4 -107.7 Graph Data Metadata
EA -10.0 -4.0 -6.4 -5.9 -4.0 n. Graph Data Metadata
Gross debt of general government (EDP) (as a % of GDP) PT 130.2 128.8 128.4 130.3 128.8 n. Graph Data Metadata
EA 92.1 90.8 92.4 91.8 90.8 n. Graph Data Metadata
Indicator 2014 2015 Jan

2016
Feb

2016
Mar

2016
Apr

2016
Unemployment rate (%) PT 13.9 12.4 12.1 12.2 12.1 n. Graph Data Metadata
EA 11.6 10.9 10.4 10.4 10.2 n. Graph Data Metadata
Harmonised index of consumer prices (y.r. %) PT -0.2 0.5 0.7 0.2 0.5 0.5 Graph Data Metadata
EA 0.4 0.0 0.3 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 Graph Data Metadata
Loans to households, including NPISH, and non-financial corporations (a.r. %) PT -5.5 -2.5 -2.4 -2.5 -2.5 n. Graph Data Metadata
EA -0.8 1.1 1.3 1.5 1.6 n. Graph Data Metadata
Interest rates on bank loans - households for house purchases, new business (%) PT 3.00 2.16 2.05 2.06 2.05 n. Graph Data Metadata
EA 2.55 2.28 2.27 2.22 2.12 n. Graph Data Metadata

PT - Portugal
EA - Euro Area
n. - not available

Updated: 20 May 2016

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Economic forecasts

Summary of the main forecasts
Projection



date
2015 2016 (p) 2017 (p) 2018 (p)
GDP (y.r. %) Portugal 30 Mar 2016 1.5 1.5 1.7 1.6
Euro Area 10 Mar 2016 1.5 1.4
[1.0;1.8]
1.7
[0.7;2.7]
1.8
[0.6;3.0]
Harmonised index of consumer prices (y.r. %) Portugal 30 Mar 2016 0.5 0.5 1.4 1.6
Euro Area 10 Mar 2016 0.0 0.1
[-0.2;0.4]
1.3
[0.6;2.0]
1.6
[0.8;2.4]

(p) - projected

For further information see Banco de Portugal projections for the Portuguese economy - March 2016 and the  ECB staff macroeconomic projections for the euro area - March 2016.

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Updated: 30 March 2016