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

macroafricaintel Weekly | 2 Jul

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
6 Jul South Africa Gross FX Reserves, US$bn Jun 2018 51.5 51.2
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 Weekly | 4 Jun

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
5 Jun South Africa GDP, % yy saa Q1 2018 -1.2 3.1
7 Jun South Africa Manufacturing Production, % yy Apr 2018 -1.1 -1.3
Seychelles CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 3.7 (0.2) 4.2 (0.0)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 4.1 (0.5) 3.8 (0.4)
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 3.9 (0.7) 3.4 (1.3)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 3.8 (0.3) 3.6 (0.3)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 11.2 (0.7) 12.5 (0.8)
Ghana CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 9.5 (0.7) 9.6 (0.9)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 4.6 (0.4) 4.5 (0.8)
Ethiopia CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 13.8 (0.9) 13.7 (0.9)
Mauritius CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 2.9 (0.2) 3.7 (-2.0)

macroafricaintel | Africa FX Monthly – June 2018

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

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Currency   1 month

(29 Jun 2018)

3 month

(31 Aug 2018)

6 month

(30 Nov 2018)

12 month

(31 May 2019)

South African Rand (USD:ZAR) 12.7 12.3 13.0 13.3
Nigerian Naira (USD:NGN) 363.0 367.0 370.0 369.0
Ghanaian Cedi (USD:GHS) 4.5 4.3 4.4 4.1
Kenyan Shilling (USD:KES) 101.3 101.5 101.1 101.0
Ugandan Shilling (USD:UGX) 3,750.0 3,721.0 3,711.0 3,743.0
Tanzanian Shilling (USD:TZS) 2,277.0 2,271.0 2,275.0 2,280.0
Ethiopian Birr (USD:ETB) 27.6 27.7 28.0 28.1
Mauritian Rupee (USD:MUR) 34.9 34.7 34.5 34.6
Namibian Dollar (USD:NAD) 12.7 12.3 13.0 13.3
Botswanan Pula (USD:BWP) 9.8 9.7 9.8 10.0
Zambian Kwacha (USD:ZMW) 10.1 10.3 9.9 10.5
US Dollar Index (DXY) 94.0 94.1 93.7 95.3

macroafricaintel Weekly | 28 May

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
31 May South Africa PPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 3.4 (0.1) 3.7 (-0.2)
Zambia CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 7.9 (0.5) 7.4 (0.6)
Kenya CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 3.9 (0.9) 3.7 (1.4)
Uganda CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 1.5 (0.3) 1.8 (0.3)
Seychelles CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 3.7 (0.2) 4.2 (0.0)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 4.1 (0.5) 3.8 (0.4)
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 3.9 (0.7) 3.4 (1.3)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 3.8 (0.3) 3.6 (0.3)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 11.2 (0.7) 12.5 (0.8)
Ghana CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 9.5 (0.7) 9.6 (0.9)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 4.6 (0.4) 4.5 (0.8)
Ethiopia CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 13.8 (0.9) 13.7 (0.9)
Mauritius CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 2.9 (0.2) 3.7 (-2.0)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 7 May [Update]

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
10 May South Africa Manufacturing Production, % yy Mar 2018 0.3 0.6
10 May South Africa Mining Production, % yy Mar 2018 0.1 3.1
Seychelles CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 4.2 (0.2) 4.7 (0.0)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 3.9 (0.5) 3.9 (1.2)
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 2.3 (0.3) 2.8 (0.1)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 3.4 (0.2) 3.5 (0.1)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 12.2 (0.6) 13.3 (0.8)
Ghana CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 9.6 (0.9) 10.4 (1.1)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 3.9 (0.2) 3.8 (0.4)
Mauritius CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 6.4 (0.6) 6.7 (0.6)