Benchmark Rate in Venezuela
Venezuela - Benchmark RateAfter a seemingly timid recovery in H2 2021 following years of recession, the economy appears to have continued growing in Q1 2022. Oil production averaged higher in the period than in the previous quarter, moving further away Q3 2020’s low. This, coupled with higher energy prices, likely underpinned the economy. Moving to Q2, solid oil output in April bodes well for activity. That said, secondary sources show that petrol exports plunged to the lowest level in 19 months in May due to repairs at the main oil port, calling for caution. Meanwhile, as a further sign of economic opening, in late May the largest state-owned bank announced that it would start offering shares in the local stock market. Moreover, the U.S. will allow two European energy companies to ship Venezuelan oil to Europe starting from July, to replace Russian crude.
Venezuela - Benchmark Rate Data
|Benchmark Interest Rate (%)||14.59||14.62||14.77||15.00||24.00|
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Venezuela Benchmark Rate Chart
Source: Venezuela Central Bank.
|Bond Yield||5.50||0.0 %||Aug 19|
|Exchange Rate||248,832||0.0 %||Aug 17|
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June 16, 2021
National consumer prices rose 28.5% from the previous month in May, up from April’s 24.6% month-on-month increase, according to data released by the Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV).
May 18, 2021
National consumer prices rose 24.6% from the previous month in April, up from March’s 16.1% month-on-month increase, according to data released by the Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV).
April 19, 2021
National consumer prices rose 16.1% from the previous month in March, down markedly from February’s 33.8% month-on-month increase and marking the lowest print in 12 months, according to data released by the Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV).
February 12, 2021
National consumer prices rose 46.6% from the previous month in January, down markedly from December’s 77.5% month-on-month increase which had marked the highest print in 22 months, according to data released by the Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV).
Venezuela: Depreciation of bolívar remains rampant in 2020; softens from levels seen in 2018 and 2019
January 1, 2021
The Venezuelan bolívar soberano fell sharply against the U.S. dollar in 2020 amid rampant inflationary pressures and tumbling oil production.