Macroeconomic Forecasts - Puerto Rico - MAY 2017


Macroeconomic Forecasts (Puerto Rico 2013-2019)
Indicator 2013 2014e 2015e 2016e 2017f 2018f 2019f
e/f = BMI estimate/forecast; Source: National Sources/BMI
Nominal GDP, USDbn 68.9 68.5 68.5 68.6 68.5 70.0 74.1
Real GDP growth, % y-o-y -0.1 -1.7 -0.6 -1.2 -2.8 -3.3 -2.0
GDP per capita, USD 18,681 18,570 18,603 18,638 18,618 19,023 20,153
Population, mn 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7
Consumer price inflation, % y-o-y, eop 0.8 0.1 -0.2 0.4 2.0 2.5 3.0
Consumer price inflation, % y-o-y, ave 1.1 0.6 -0.8 -0.3 1.0 2.0 2.8
Exchange rate USD/USD, ave 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Exchange rate USD/USD, eop 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Current account balance, USDbn 4.8 4.3 6.3 5.9 5.9 5.8 5.7
Current account balance, % of GDP 7.0 6.3 9.2 8.7 8.6 8.3 7.8