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Myanmar Key Economic Indicators

  2014/15 2015/16 2016/17e 2017/18e 2018/19f
1. GDP
GDP % change 8 7 5.9 6.4e 6.7f
Per capita GDP (in U.S. dollars) 1,266 1,346 1,420 1,438e 1,450f
2. Inflation
Inflation (annual average) 5.9 10 6.8 7e 7.5f
Inflation (end period) 6.6 6.8 6.8 7e 7.5f
3. Government Budget (as percent of GDP)
Revenue 12.1 10.8 10.7 11e 11.5
Expenditure 26.2 26 23.5 22.8e 21.5
4. Money and Credit (12 months percentage change)
M2 12.9 26.3 19.4e 20.4e 12.1f
Total deposits in the banking system 32.2 32.5 36.7e 38.8e 40.7f
Total outstanding loans in private sector 43 43.2 44.9e 46.2e 48.9f
Private sector credit (as percent of GDP) 52.5 36.5 37.5e 40e 41.2f
Domestic credit 24.6 32 33.5e 34.8e 36.5f
5. Balance of Payments (millions of dollars)
Exports 12,145 10,221 10,649 12,500e 13,640f
Imports 16,197 15,589 16,018 17,564 18,030f
Trade balance (4,052) (5,368) (5,369) (5,064) (4,390f)
Current account (excluding grants) (3,597) (4,278) (3,325) (3,750) (3,844f)
Nominal GDP (billion US$) 60.1 63.5 67.4 75.7e 77.2f
Exchange rate (Kyat per US$ end period) official 1,027 1,216 1,362 1,335 1,365f
Parallel 965 1,085 1,215 N/A N/A
  • e: means estimated and f: means forecast.
  • Source:
    1. World Bank Group Oct 2017 (http://themimu.info/node/61084), Page 66, Annex 4
    2. Asian Development Outlook 2017, ADB, Page 220
    3. IMF, World Economic Outlook
    4. https://www.gfmag.com/global-data/country-data/myanmar-gdp-country-report
    5. https://tradingeconomics.com/myanmar/gdp-per-capita
    6. https://frontiermyanmar.net/en/allowing-myanmars-banks-to-compete
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