The economy of Uruguay is characterized by an export-oriented agricultural sector. The Country's natural resources are arable land, hydropower, minor minerals, and fisheries. In mainly exports beef, soybeans, cellulose, rice, wheat, wood, dairy products, wool. And it imports. And it imports refined oil, crude oil, passenger and other transportation vehicles and vehicle parts.

Descreptive Data

Unemployment, %9.1
Ages 15-24 Population Ratio, %37.207
Population Over 65, %16.6
Net Migration Rate-15000
EIU Country Risk Score41
Fitch Sovereign RatingBBB-
S&P Sovereign RatingBBB
Moody's Sovereign RatingBaa2
Big Mac Index4.31

Economic Data

Ability to Pay
Real GDP YOY%1.1%1.9%0.6%
GDP Value (BLN USD)515860
GDP per Capita (USD)150621694217014
Currency Reserves ex Gold (BLN USD)131616
Reserves 1Y Chg (%)-14%18%-2.5%
Total External Debt (%GDP)63%66%
Total External Debt (BLN USD)3239
Budget Surplus/def (%GDP)-2.9%
Inflation (Risk)
CPI (yoy %)9.6%6.2%7.6%
Trade Balance
Current Account (% of GDP)
Exports (BLN USD)9.21010
Imports (BLN USD)
Unemployment Rate
Unemployment (%)7.7%7.8%8.4%

Financial Data

Equity & Banking Sector (Risk)
1Y Price Change (%) ()
EIU Banking Risk4040
Credit Market (Risk)
10Y Bond Spread (10Y UST)
Foreign Exchange (Risk)
3 Month Deposit (%)
FX Vol - 3M Implied Vol
Historical 3M Volatility
Real Effective Exchange Rate119120117
Real Rates (%)

Political Risk

Political Risk Exposure
EIU Political Risk3030
Risk From Doing Business
Ease of Doing Business Rank899094
Starting a Business Rank556061
Risk From Government
WGI Control Of Corruption1.31.31.3
WGI Govt Effectiveness0.60.40.6
WGI Regulatory Quality0.50.70.5
WGI Rule Of Law0.60.60.6
Deviation of Uruguay's risk relative to Geo Peers
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