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Macroeconomic Updates

Description Indicators Current Status Period of Measurements Remarks

1. Economic Growth (Annual target)

Real GDP Growth (Basic Price)
6.94%
May 31, 2017

Projected growth (Highest growth in past two decades)

2. Inflation

Consumer Price Index (CPI)
3.4%
May 15, 2017

Less than targeted

Food and Beverage
0.2%
May 15, 2017
Non Food and Services
6.0%
May 15, 2017

3. Government Expenditure (Percentage of annual target)

Total Government Expenditure
Rs.635.61 Billion
60.6%
June 24, 2017
FCGO
Recurrent Expenditure
Rs.441.0 Billion
71.5%
June 24, 2017
FCGO
Capital Expenditure
Rs.130.1 Billion
41.7%
June 24, 2017
FCGO

Low expenditure

Financing
Rs.64.53 Billion
53.9%
June 24, 2017
FCGO

4. Revenue Mobilization (Target upto the month of Jestha or Mid-June)

Total Revenue
Rs.527.4 Billion
107.0% of Target Upto Jesth or Mid-June)
June 15, 2017

Total revenue has increased by 33 percent as compared to same period of last year.

Tax Revenue
Rs 486.71 Billion
109.0%
June 15, 2017
Value Added Tax
Rs.144.91 Billion
97.0%
June 15, 2017
Customs Duty
Rs.102.63 Billion
109.0%
June 15, 2017
Excise Duty
Rs.77.76 Billion
108.0%
June 15, 2017
Income Tax
Rs.120.0 Billion
121.0%
June 15, 2017
Registration Fee
Rs.17.18 Billion
129.0%
June 15, 2017
Educational Service Tax
Rs.670.1 Million
98.0%
June 15, 2017
Health Service Tax
Rs.804.6 Million
87.0%
June 15, 2017
Vehicle Tax
Rs.8.08 Billion
113.0%
June 15, 2017
Other Tax
Rs.14.65 Billion
170.0%
June 15, 2017
Non-Tax Revenue
Rs.40.69 Billion
84.0%
June 15, 2017

5. Foreign Aid

Loan
Loan Disbursement
Loan Commitment
Rs.166.4 Billion
March 15, 2017

Upto First Eight Month of Current Fiscal Year

Grant
Grant Disbursement
Grant Commitment
Rs. 45.61 Billion
March 15, 2017

Upto First Eight Month of Current Fiscal Year

6. Monetary Survey (As compared to the corresponding period of previous fiscal year)

Broad Money
10.4%
May 15, 2017

Increase

Narrow Money
5.7%
May 15, 2017

Increase

Reserve Money
5.0%
May 15, 2017

Increase

7. Foreign Trade (As compared to the corresponding period of previous fiscal year)

Total Export
Rs. 61.02 Billion
9.80%
May 15, 2017


Export to India
Rs.35.62 Billion
15.0%
May 15, 2017
Export to China
Rs.1.42 Billion
5.60%
May 15, 2017
Export to Other Country
Rs. 23.98 Billion
3.10%
May 15, 2017
Total Import
Rs.808.68 Billion
34.9%
May 15, 2017

Very high increase in imports mainly due to base effect

Import From India
Rs.526.15 Billion
43.70%
May 15, 2017
Import from China
Rs.104.07 Billion
12.5%
May 15, 2017
Import From Other Country
Rs. 178.46 Billion
26.9%
May 15, 2017
Trade Balance
Rs.747.65 Billion
37.5%
May 15, 2017

High Trade Deficit 

8. Balance of Payments (As compared to the corresponding period of previous fiscal year)

Current Account
Rs 7.57 Billion
105.60%
May 15, 2017

Deficit (High trade deficit and low growth of remittance inflow)

Overall BOP
Rs.53.84 Billion
67.70%
May 15, 2017

Surplus (Current account deficit causes to decrease in BoP)

9. Remittance (As compared to the corresponding period of previous fiscal year)

Remittance Inflow
Rs.566.97 Billion
5.20%
May 15, 2017

10. Foreign Exchange Reserve (As compared to Aasadh 2073)

Foreign Exchange Reserve
Rs.1058.28 Billion
1.8%
May 15, 2017

11. Reserves Sufficient for Financing Merchandise Imports (Compared to annual target 8 months)

Import of Goods
13.2 Months
May 15, 2017


Import of Goods and Services
11.4 Months
May 15, 2017


Source: MOF, NRB, FCGO, CBS