macroafricaintel Weekly | 14 Jan

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
15 Jan South Africa Mining Production, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 0.1 0.5
16 Jan South Africa Retail Sales, % yy Nov 2018 0.6 2.2
17 Jan South Africa Interest Rate, % 6.75 6.75
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2018 3.8 (0.3) 3.8 (0.4)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2018 5.9 (0.5) 5.6 (0.7)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2018 11.6 (0.9) 11.3 (0.8)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2018 5.1 (0.4) 5.2 (0.2)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 7 Jan

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
10 Jan South Africa Manufacturing Production, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 2.6 3.0
Seychelles CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2018 3.6 (0.2) 3.7 (-0.2)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2018 3.0 (0.3) 3.0 (0.3)
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2018 3.8 (0.3) 3.8 (0.4)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2018 5.9 (0.5) 5.6 (0.7)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2018 11.6 (0.9) 11.3 (0.8)
Ghana CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2018 8.9 (0.7) 9.3 (0.7)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2018 5.1 (0.4) 5.2 (0.2)
Ethiopia CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2018 10.9 (0.1) 10.6 (-0.2)
Mauritius CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2018 2.6 (0.5) 2.8 (0.4)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 31 Dec

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
Kenya CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2018 5.2 (0.1) 5.7 (-0.2)
Uganda CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2018 2.5 (0.1) 3.0 (-0.1)
Seychelles CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2018 3.6 (0.2) 3.7 (-0.2)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2018 3.0 (0.3) 3.0 (0.3)
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2018 3.8 (0.3) 3.8 (0.4)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2018 5.9 (0.5) 5.6 (0.7)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2018 11.6 (0.9) 11.3 (0.8)
Ghana CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2018 8.9 (0.7) 9.3 (0.7)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2018 5.1 (0.4) 5.2 (0.2)
Ethiopia CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2018 10.9 (0.1) 10.6 (-0.2)
Mauritius CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2018 2.6 (0.5) 2.8 (0.4)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 10 Dec [Update]

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
10 Dec Nigeria GDP, % yy Q3 2018 0.8 [act. 1.8] 1.5
11 Dec South Africa Mining Production, % yy Oct 2018 -1.7 -1.8
11 Dec South Africa Manufacturing Production, % yy Oct 2018 -0.1 0.1
12 Dec South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 5.3 (0.3) 5.1 (0.5)
12 Dec South Africa Retail Sales, % yy Oct 2018 2.8 0.7
13 Dec South Africa PPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 6.8 (0.4) 6.9 (1.4)
31 Dec South Africa PSCE, % yy Nov 2018 5.2 5.8
31 Dec South Africa M3. % yy Nov 2018 5.7 6.0
Seychelles CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 4.1 (0.2) 3.4 (0.2)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 2.9 (0.2) 3.2 (-0.3)
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 3.8 (0.4) 3.6 (0.7)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 5.3 (0.4) 5.1 (0.4)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 11.4 (0.9) 11.3 (0.7)
Ghana CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 9.2 (0.6) 9.5 (0.7)
Ethiopia CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 11.1 (0.3) 11.5 (-0.3)
Mauritius CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 2.7 (0.3) 2.8 (0.4)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 10 Dec

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
10 Dec Nigeria GDP, % yy Q3 2018 0.8 1.5
Seychelles CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 4.1 (0.2) 3.4 (0.2)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 2.9 (0.2) 3.2 (-0.3)
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 3.8 (0.4) 3.6 (0.7)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 5.3 (0.4) 5.1 (0.4)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 11.4 (0.9) 11.3 (0.7)
Ghana CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 9.2 (0.6) 9.5 (0.7)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 5.3 (0.3) 5.1 (0.5)
Ethiopia CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 11.1 (0.3) 11.5 (-0.3)
Mauritius CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 2.7 (0.3) 2.8 (0.4)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 3 Dec

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
4 Dec South Africa GDP, % qq saa Q3 2018 0.4 -0.7
4 Dec Botswana Policy Rate, % 5.0 5.0
5 Dec Namibia Policy Rate, % 6.75 6.75
6 Dec South Africa Current Account Balance, % GDP Q3 2018 -3.4 -3.3
Seychelles CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 4.1 (0.2) 3.4 (0.2)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 2.9 (0.2) 3.2 (-0.3)
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 3.8 (0.4) 3.6 (0.7)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 5.3 (0.4) 5.1 (0.4)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 11.4 (0.9) 11.3 (0.7)
Ghana CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 9.2 (0.6) 9.5 (0.7)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 5.3 (0.3) 5.1 (0.5)
Ethiopia CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 11.1 (0.3) 11.5 (-0.3)
Mauritius CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 2.7 (0.3) 2.8 (0.4)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 26 Nov

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
26 Nov Ghana Policy Rate, % 17.0 17.0
27 Nov Kenya Policy Rate, % 9.0 9.0
29 Nov South Africa PPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2018 6.0 (0.5) 6.2 (0.5)
29 Nov South Africa PSCE, % yy (mm) Oct 2018 6.2 6.3
30 Nov Kenya CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 6.1 (0.3) 5.5 (-0.8)
30 Nov Uganda CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 3.2 (0.1) 3.0 (-0.4)
30 Nov Zambia CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2018 7.3 (0.5) 8.3 (0.7)