macroafricaintel | Africa FX Monthly – Sep 2018

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

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Currency   1 month

(28 Sep 2018)

3 month

(30 Nov 2018)

6 month

(28 Feb 2019)

12 month

(30 Aug 2019)

South African Rand (USD:ZAR) 14.3 14.1 13.5 13.3
Nigerian Naira (USD:NGN) 362.0 364.0 367.0 366.0
Ghanaian Cedi (USD:GHS) 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.3
Kenyan Shilling (USD:KES) 100.3 100.5 100.1 100.0
Ugandan Shilling (USD:UGX) 3,770.0 3,750.0 3,780.0 3,786.0
Tanzanian Shilling (USD:TZS) 2,281.0 2,280.0 2,283.0 2,285.0
Ethiopian Birr (USD:ETB) 27.7 28.1 28.3 28.5
Mauritian Rupee (USD:MUR) 34.3 34.5 34.9 35.0
Namibian Dollar (USD:NAD) 14.3 14.1 13.5 13.3
Botswanan Pula (USD:BWP) 10.5 10.3 9.9 10.1
Zambian Kwacha (USD:ZMW) 10.3 10.1 9.8 9.5
US Dollar Index (DXY) 95.0 94.5 94.7 93.5

macroafricaintel Weekly | 3 Sep

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
4 Sep South Africa GDP, % qq saa Q2 2018 2.0 -2.2
6 Sep South Africa Current Account Balance, % GDP Q2 2018 -3.1 -4.8
Seychelles CPI, % yy (mm) Aug 2018 3.2 (0.2) 3.1 (0.4)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) Aug 2018 3.5 (-0.1) 3.3 (-0.3)
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Aug 2018 3.1 (0.1) 3.1 (0.1)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Aug 2018 4.7 (0.4) 4.5 (0.5)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Aug 2018 11.2 (1.0) 11.1 (1.1)
Ghana CPI, % yy (mm) Aug 2018 10.1 (0.3) 9.6 (0.3)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Aug 2018 5.6 (0.6) 5.1 (0.8)
Ethiopia CPI, % yy (mm) Aug 2018 12.7 (0.4) 14.1 (0.4)
Mauritius CPI, % yy (mm) Aug 2018 1.4 (0.1) 1.7 (-0.2)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 6 Aug

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
7 Aug South Africa Manufacturing Production, % yy Jun 2018 2.4 2.3
Seychelles CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 2.9 (0.1) 3.0 (0.1)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 3.8 (0.1) 3.4 (-0.4)
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 3.2 (0.2) 3.1 (0.0)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 4.4 (0.4) 4.0 (0.3)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 11.0 (1.0) 11.2 (1.1)
Ghana CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 10.3 (1.0) 10.0 (1.0)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 4.7 (0.5) 4.6 (0.4)
Ethiopia CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 14.8 (1.1) 14.7 (2.0)
Mauritius CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 1.9 (0.0) 1.0 (-0.7)

macroafricaintel | Africa FX Monthly – Aug 2018

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

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Currency   1 month

(31 Aug 2018)

3 month

(31 Oct 2018)

6 month

(31 Jan 2019)

12 month

(31 Jul 2019)

South African Rand (USD:ZAR) 13.5 13.3 14.0 13.5
Nigerian Naira (USD:NGN) 362.0 364.0 367.0 366.0
Ghanaian Cedi (USD:GHS) 4.9 4.6 4.4 4.5
Kenyan Shilling (USD:KES) 100.3 100.5 100.1 100.0
Ugandan Shilling (USD:UGX) 3,670.0 3,650.0 3,680.0 3,686.0
Tanzanian Shilling (USD:TZS) 2,281.0 2,280.0 2,283.0 2,285.0
Ethiopian Birr (USD:ETB) 27.9 28.3 28.9 29.5
Mauritian Rupee (USD:MUR) 34.3 34.5 34.9 35.0
Namibian Dollar (USD:NAD) 13.5 13.3 14.0 13.5
Botswanan Pula (USD:BWP) 10.1 10.3 9.9 10.5
Zambian Kwacha (USD:ZMW) 9.8 10.0 10.1 10.3
US Dollar Index (DXY) 94.5 95.0 93.7 95.3

macroafricaintel Weekly | 30 Jul

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
30 Jul Kenya Policy Rate, % 9.0 9.5
30 Jul South Africa PSCE, % yy Jun 2018 4.9 4.5
30 Jul South Africa M3, % yy Jun 2018 5.8 5.7
31 Jul Kenya CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 5.5 (0.2) 4.2 (-0.9)
31 Jul Uganda CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 2.5 (-0.1) 2.2 (-0.2)
Seychelles CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 2.9 (0.1) 3.0 (0.1)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 3.8 (0.1) 3.4 (-0.4)
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 3.2 (0.2) 3.1 (0.0)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 4.4 (0.4) 4.0 (0.3)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 11.0 (1.0) 11.2 (1.1)
Ghana CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 10.3 (1.0) 10.0 (1.0)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 4.7 (0.5) 4.6 (0.4)
Ethiopia CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 14.8 (1.1) 14.7 (2.0)
Mauritius CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 1.9 (0.0) 1.0 (-0.7)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 9 Jul

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
12 Jul South Africa Manufacturing Production, % yy May 2018 -2.5 1.1
12 Jul South Africa Mining Production, % yy May 2018 -6.4 -4.3
Seychelles CPI, % yy (mm) Jun 2018 3.0 (0.2) 3.6 (0.2)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) Jun 2018 4.0 (0.2) 3.6 (0.0)
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Jun 2018 3.3 (0.2) 3.3 (0.1)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Jun 2018 4.0 (0.3) 3.8 (0.4)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Jun 2018 11.0 (1.0) 11.6 (1.1)
Ghana CPI, % yy (mm) Jun 2018 9.8 (0.9) 9.8 (0.9)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Jun 2018 4.6 (0.4) 4.4 (0.2)
Ethiopia CPI, % yy (mm) Jun 2018 13.2 (0.7) 13.7 (0.7)
Mauritius CPI, % yy (mm) Jun 2018 1.8 (0.0) 2.4 (-0.2)

macroafricaintel | Africa FX Monthly – Jul 2018

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

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Currency   1 month

(31 Jul 2018)

3 month

(28 Sep 2018)

6 month

(31 Dec 2018)

12 month

(28 Jun 2019)

South African Rand (USD:ZAR) 13.7 13.3 14.0 14.3
Nigerian Naira (USD:NGN) 360.0 364.0 367.0 366.0
Ghanaian Cedi (USD:GHS) 4.9 4.6 4.4 4.5
Kenyan Shilling (USD:KES) 100.3 100.5 100.1 100.0
Ugandan Shilling (USD:UGX) 3,870.0 3,850.0 3,880.0 3,888.0
Tanzanian Shilling (USD:TZS) 2,271.0 2,270.0 2,273.0 2,275.0
Ethiopian Birr (USD:ETB) 27.5 27.6 27.8 28.0
Mauritian Rupee (USD:MUR) 34.7 34.9 34.3 35.0
Namibian Dollar (USD:NAD) 13.7 13.3 14.0 14.3
Botswanan Pula (USD:BWP) 10.1 10.3 9.9 10.5
Zambian Kwacha (USD:ZMW) 9.8 9.7 9.8 10.1
US Dollar Index (DXY) 94.5 95.0 93.7 95.3