macroafricaintel Weekly | 18 Dec

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
18 Dec Uganda Policy Rate, % 9.0 9.5
18 Dec Botswana Policy Rate, % 5.0 5.0
South Africa M3, % yy Nov 2017 6.0 5.0
South Africa PSCE, % yy Nov 2017 5.5 5.4
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2017 15.8 (0.7) 15.9 (0.8)

*Uganda MPC view changed; now expect a rate cut.

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 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 | 20 Nov [Update*]

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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*Update includes Nigeria GDP growth forecast; data scheduled for release on 20 November.

Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
20 Nov Nigeria GDP, % yy Q3 2017 0.8 0.6
21 Nov Nigeria Policy Rate, % 14.0 14.0
22 Nov Zambia Policy Rate, % 10.0 11.0
22 Nov South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 4.8 (0.3) 5.1 (0.5)
23 Nov South Africa Policy Rate, % 6.75 6.75
23 Nov Kenya Policy Rate, % 10.0 10.0

macroafricaintel Weekly | 20 Nov

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
21 Nov Nigeria Policy Rate, % 14.0 14.0
22 Nov Zambia Policy Rate, % 10.0 11.0
22 Nov South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 4.8 (0.3) 5.1 (0.5)
23 Nov South Africa Policy Rate, % 6.75 6.75
23 Nov Kenya Policy Rate, % 10.0 10.0

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)