macroafricaintel Weekly | 13 Nov

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
14 Nov South Africa Retail Sales, % yy Sep 2018 2.5 2.5
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2018 11.5 (1.0) 11.3 (0.8)
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2018 3.0 (0.1) 2.9 (0.0)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2018 5.2 (0.5) 4.8 (0.8)
Ghana CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2018 9.0 (0.2) 9.8 (0.0)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2018 5.0 (0.4) 4.9 (0.5)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 22 Oct

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
22 Oct Botswana Policy Rate, % 5.0 5.0
24 Oct Namibia Policy Rate, % 6.75 6.75
24 Oct South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Sep 2018 4.8 (0.4) 4.9 (-0.1)
24 Oct South Africa Budget Balance, % GDP 2018 -4.5 -3.3
25 Oct South Africa PPI, % yy (mm) Sep 2018 6.1 (0.5) 6.3 (0.6)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 1 Oct

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
4 Oct Uganda Policy Rate, % 9.0 9.0
5 Oct South Africa FX Reserves, $bn Sep 2018 49.7 49.9
Seychelles CPI, % yy (mm) Sep 2018 3.0 (-0.1) 2.8 (-0.2)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) Sep 2018 3.1 (-0.1) 3.3 (-0.4)
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Sep 2018 3.0 (0.1) 3.0 (0.0)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Sep 2018 4.3 (0.3) 4.4 (0.0)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Sep 2018 11.5 (1.1) 11.2 (1.1)
Ghana CPI, % yy (mm) Sep 2018 10.3 (0.4) 9.9 (0.0)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Sep 2018 4.8 (0.4) 4.9 (-0.1)
Mauritius CPI, % yy (mm) Sep 2018 1.4 (-0.4) 0.9 (-0.4)

macroafricaintel | Africa FX Monthly – Oct 2018

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

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Currency   1 month

(31 Oct 2018)

3 month

(31 Dec 2018)

6 month

(29 Mar 2018)

12 month

(30 Sep 2019)

South African Rand (USD:ZAR) 14.3 14.1 13.5 13.3
Nigerian Naira (USD:NGN) 364.0 367.0 366.0 370.0
Ghanaian Cedi (USD:GHS) 5.0 4.8 4.9 5.1
Kenyan Shilling (USD:KES) 101.0 101.3 101.1 100.7
Ugandan Shilling (USD:UGX) 3,831.0 3,827.0 3,830.0 3,829.0
Tanzanian Shilling (USD:TZS) 2,285.0 2,289.0 2,285.0 2,281.0
Ethiopian Birr (USD:ETB) 28.1 28.3 28.5 29.0
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) 12.3 12.1 11.8 11.5
US Dollar Index (DXY) 95.0 94.5 94.7 93.5

macroafricaintel Weekly | 10 Sep

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
11 Sep South Africa Manufacturing Production, % yy Jul 2018 0.7 0.7
12 Sep South Africa Retail Sales, % yy Jul 2018 0.8 0.7
13 Sep South Africa Mining Production, % yy Jul 2018 2.9 2.8
14-21 Sep Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Aug 2018 11.2 (1.0) 11.1 (1.1)
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)
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)

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)