Economy of Uruguay

Imports
Imports commoditiesrefined oil, crude oil, passenger and other transportation vehicles, vehicle parts, cellular phones
Import partnersChina 16.4%, Brazil 14.9%, Argentina 14.6%, US 9.1%, Paraguay 7.3% (2012)
Exports
Exports commoditiesbeef, soybeans, cellulose, rice, wheat, wood, dairy products; wool
Export partnersBrazil 18.6%, China 17.9%, Argentina 6.2%, Germany 4.3% (2012)
Economy sectors
Agriculture productssoybeans, rice, wheat; beef, dairy products; fish; lumber, cellulose
Industrial productsfood processing, electrical machinery, transportation equipment, petroleum products, textiles, chemicals, beverages
Economy
Unemployment6.50 % (2013)6.00 % (2012)6.00 % (2011)
Unemployment of Uruguay
GDP - Official Exchange Rate57.1 Billion $ (2013)49.2 Billion $ (2012)47.2 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of Uruguay
GDP growth rate3.50 % (2013)3.90 % (2012)5.70 % (2011)
GDP growth rate of Uruguay
GDP per Capita (PPP)16,600 $ (2013)15,900 $ (2012)15,400 $ (2011)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of Uruguay
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity56.3 Billion $ (2013)53.6 Billion $ (2012)51.7 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of Uruguay
GDP PPP per land area319 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2013)304 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2012)294 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2011)
GDP PPP per land area of Uruguay
ElectricityBanking
Central bank discount rate9.00 % (2012)8.75 % (2011)20.0 % (2010)
Central bank discount rate of Uruguay
Commercial bank prime lending rate11.3 % (2013)11.2 % (2012)9.80 % (2011)
Commercial bank prime lending rate of Uruguay
GDP decomposition by sector
Agriculture % of GDP7.50 % (2013)7.40 % (2012)
Industry % of GDP21.5 % (2013)20.9 % (2012)
Services % of GDP71.0 % (2013)71.8 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals2.71 Million (2012)2.86 Million (2011)2.35 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of arrivals of Uruguay
International tourism, number of departures1.82 Million (2012)1.53 Million (2011)1.03 Million (2010)
International tourism, number of departures of Uruguay
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio81.7 % (2012)86.4 % (2011)69.8 % (2010)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of Uruguay
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
Public debt (Percentage of GDP)62.8 % of GDP (2013)59.4 % of GDP (2012)58.3 % of GDP (2011)
Public debt (Percentage of GDP) of Uruguay
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP)-5.25 % of GDP (2012)-2.89 % of GDP (2011)-1.94 % of GDP (2010)
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of Uruguay
Current Account Balance (Total)-2.72 Billion $ (2013)-2.69 Billion $ (2012)-875.90 Million $ (2011)
Current Account Balance (Total) of Uruguay
External Debt (Total)17.6 Billion $ (2013)16.0 Billion $ (2012)11.7 Billion $ (2011)
External Debt (Total) of Uruguay
External Debt (Percentage of GDP)30.8 % of GDP (2013)32.5 % of GDP (2012)24.8 % of GDP (2011)
External Debt (Percentage of GDP) of Uruguay
External Debt per Capita5,297 $ (2013)4,831 $ (2012)3,536 $ (2011)
External Debt per Capita of Uruguay