macroafricaintel Weekly | 11 Dec

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
12 Dec South Africa Manufacturing Production, % yy Oct 2017 -0.7 -1.6
13 Dec Uganda Policy Rate, % 9.5 9.5
13 Dec South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2017 4.9 (0.4) 4.8 (0.3)
14 Dec South Africa Retail Sales, % yy Oct 2017 5.3 5.4
14 Dec South Africa Current Account, % GDP Q3 2017 -2.5 -2.4
14 Dec South Africa PPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2017 5.2 (0.6) 5.0 (0.7)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2017 4.0 (0.1) 5.1 (-0.1)
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2017 2.9 (0.1) 3.0 (0.0)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2017 5.1 (0.2) 5.2 (0.1)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2017 15.8 (0.7) 15.9 (0.8)
Ghana CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2017 11.6 (0.7) 11.6 (0.9)
Ethiopia CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2017 13.4 (0.4) 12.2 (0.3)

macroafricaintel | Africa FX Monthly – Dec-17

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

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Currency   1 month

(29 Dec 2017)

3 month

(28 Feb 2018)

6 month

(31 May 2018)

12 month

(30 Nov 2018)

South African Rand (USD:ZAR) 14.0 13.6 13.3 13.1
Nigerian Naira (USD:NGN) 361.0 365.0 350.0 315.0
Ghanaian Cedi (USD:GHS) 4.5 4.6 4.1 3.7
Kenyan Shilling (USD:KES) 103.0 103.5 103.1 102.5
Ugandan Shilling (USD:UGX) 3,637 3,631 3,630 3,640
Tanzanian Shilling (USD:TZS) 2,237 2,231 2,235 2,230
Ethiopian Birr (USD:ETB) 27.5 27.8 28.1 28.6
Mauritian Rupee (USD:MUR) 33.7 33.1 33.3 33.5
Namibian Dollar (USD:NAD) 14.0 13.6 13.3 13.1
Botswanan Pula (USD:BWP) 10.5 10.3 10.1 10.0
Zambian Kwacha (USD:ZMW) 10.1 9.9 9.7 9.5
US Dollar Index (DXY) 93.0 92.7 94.1 93.3

macroafricaintel Weekly | 4 Dec

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
5 Dec South Africa GDP, % qq saa Q3 2017 0.6 2.5
6 Dec Namibia Policy Rate, % 6.75 6.75
7 Dec South Africa Gross Gold & FX Reserves, US$bn Nov 2017 49.1 48.9
7 Dec South Africa Mining Production, % yy Oct 2017 5.8 -0.9
Mauritius CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2017 3.3 (0.1) 3.5 (-0.4)
Seychelles CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2017 3.6 (0.1) 3.5 (0.0)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2017 4.0 (0.1) 5.1 (-0.1)
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2017 2.9 (0.1) 3.0 (0.0)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2017 5.1 (0.2) 5.2 (0.1)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2017 15.8 (0.7) 15.9 (0.8)
Ghana CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2017 11.6 (0.7) 11.6 (0.9)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2017 4.9 (0.4) 4.8 (0.3)
Ethiopia CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2017 13.4 (0.4) 12.2 (0.3)

 

macroafricaintel Weekly | 27 Nov

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
27 Nov Ghana Policy Rate, % 21.0 21.0
30 Nov South Africa PPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 4.8 (0.5) 5.2 (0.7)
29 Nov South Africa M3, % yy Oct 2017 5.9 6.7
29 Nov South Africa PSCE, % yy Oct 2017 6.3 5.6
30 Nov Kenya CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2017 5.1 (0.1) 5.7 (-0.6)
30 Nov Uganda CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2017 4.5 (0.4) 4.8 (0.3)
30 Nov Zambia CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2017 5.4 (0.5) 6.4 (0.4)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 13 Nov

By Rafiq Raji, PhD

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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
15 Nov South Africa Retail Sales, % yy Sep 2017 5.4 5.5
15 Nov Ghana Budget Presentation 2018
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 3.1 (0.1) 3.2 (0.1)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 5.3 (0.2) 5.6 (0.4)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 15.9 (0.8) 16.0 (0.8)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 4.8 (0.3) 5.1 (0.5)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 6 Nov

By Rafiq Raji, PhD

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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
7 Nov South Africa Gross Gold & FX reserves, US$bn Oct 2017 49.7 49.4
7 Nov Nigeria Budget presentation 2018
8 Nov Ghana CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 10.8 (0.2) 12.2 (0.0)
9 Nov South Africa Manufacturing Production, % yy Sep 2017 0.6 1.5
9 Nov South Africa Mining Production, % yy Sep 2017 6.5 6.9
Ethiopia CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 13.2 (1.3) 10.8 (2.4)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 5.4 (0.2) 5.3 (0.0)
Mauritius CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 4.1 (0.1) 3.5 (-1.0)
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 3.1 (0.1) 3.2 (0.1)
Seychelles CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 3.5 (0.1) 3.2 (-0.3)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 5.3 (0.2) 5.6 (0.4)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 15.9 (0.8) 16.0 (0.8)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 4.8 (0.3) 5.1 (0.5)

macroafricaintel | Africa FX Monthly – Nov 2017

By Rafiq Raji, PhD

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Currency   1 month

(30 Nov 2017)

3 month

(31 Jan 2018)

6 month

(30 Apr 2018)

12 month

(31 Oct 2018)

South African Rand (USD:ZAR)   14.0 13.6 13.3 13.1
Nigerian Naira (USD:NGN)   361.0 365.0 350.0 315.0
Ghanaian Cedi (USD:GHS)   4.5 4.6 4.1 3.7
Kenyan Shilling (USD:KES)   104.0 103.5 103.0 102.5
Ugandan Shilling (USD:UGX)   3,657 3,653 3,650 3,640
Tanzanian Shilling (USD:TZS)   2,247 2,241 2,245 2,240
Ethiopian Birr (USD:ETB)   27.5 27.8 28.1 28.6
Mauritian Rupee (USD:MUR)   34.7 34.1 34.3 34.5
Namibian Dollar (USD:NAD)   14.0 13.6 13.3 13.1
Botswanan Pula (USD:BWP)   10.5 10.3 10.1 10.0
Zambian Kwacha (USD:ZMW)   9.9 9.7 9.5 9.0
US Dollar Index (DXY)   95.0 94.7 96.1 95.3