macroafricaintel Weekly | 9-31 Dec

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
10 Dec South Africa Manufacturing Production, % yy Oct 2019 -5.8 -2.4
11 Dec South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2019 3.6 (0.1) 3.7 (0.0)
11 Dec South Africa Retail Sales, % yy Oct 2019 0.5 0.2
12 Dec South Africa Mining Production, % yy Oct 2019 -1.8 0.2
12 Dec South Africa PPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2019 3.0 (0.3) 3.0 (0.3)
31 Dec South Africa PSCE, % yy Nov 2019 7.7 7.3
31 Dec South Africa M3, % yy Nov 2019 6.9 7.3
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2019 2.1 (0.1) 2.4 (0.1)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2019 3.4 (0.1) 3.5 (-0.1)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2019 2.5 (0.2) 3.0 (0.2)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2019 11.9 (1.1) 11.6 (1.1)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 2 Dec

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
3 Dec South Africa GDP, % qq saa Q3 2019 1.2 3.1
5 Dec South Africa Current Account Balance, % GDP Q3 2019 -3.9 -4.0
Seychelles CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2019 1.5 (0.1) 1.2 (0.0)
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2019 2.1 (0.1) 2.4 (0.1)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2019 3.4 (0.1) 3.5 (-0.1)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2019 2.5 (0.2) 3.0 (0.2)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2019 11.9 (1.1) 11.6 (1.1)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2019 3.6 (0.1) 3.7 (0.0)
Ethiopia CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2019 20.0 (0.1) 18.6 (-0.2)
Mauritius CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2019 0.1 (0.1) 0.4 (-0.5)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 25 Nov

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
25 Nov Kenya Interest Rate, % 8.0 9.0
25 Nov Ghana Interest Rate, % 15.0 16.0
26 Nov Nigeria Interest Rate, % 13.5 13.5
28 Nov South Africa PPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2019 2.9 (0.2) 4.1 (0.2)
29 Nov South Africa PSCE, % yy Oct 2019 6.8 6.2
29 Nov South Africa M3, % yy Oct 2019 6.9 6.1

macroafricaintel Weekly | 18 Nov

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
18 Nov Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2019 11.7 (1.1) 11.2 (1.0)
20 Nov South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2019 3.9 (0.3) 4.1 (0.3)
21 Nov South Africa Interest Rate, % 6.5 6.5
25 Nov Kenya Interest Rate, % 8.0 9.0
25 Nov Ghana Interest Rate, % 15.0 16.0
26 Nov Nigeria Interest Rate, % 13.5 13.5

macroafricaintel Weekly | 11 Nov

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
13 Nov South Africa Retail Sales, % yy Sep 2019 2.2 1.1
14 Nov South Africa Mining Production, % yy Sep 2019 -2.2 -3.2
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2019 2.5 (0.2) 3.0 (0.1)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2019 3.7 (0.1) 3.4 (-0.1)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2019 3.2 (0.3) 3.3 (0.3)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2019 11.7 (1.1) 11.2 (1.0)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2019 3.9 (0.3) 4.1 (0.3)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 4 Nov

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
5 Nov South Africa Standard Bank PMI Oct 2019 49.1 49.2
7 Nov South Africa Manufacturing Production, % yy Sep 2019 0.1 -1.8
7 Nov South Africa SACCI Business Confidence Index Oct 2019 92.5 92.4
Seychelles CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2019 1.3 (0.1) 1.4 (-0.1)
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2019 2.5 (0.2) 3.0 (0.1)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2019 3.7 (0.1) 3.4 (-0.1)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2019 3.2 (0.3) 3.3 (0.3)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2019 11.7 (1.1) 11.2 (1.0)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2019 3.9 (0.3) 4.1 (0.3)
Ethiopia CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2019 21.0 (1.8) 18.6 (1.7)
Mauritius CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2019 1.1 (0.2) 1.3 (-0.4)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 28 Oct

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
29 Oct South Africa PSCE, % yy Sep 2019 7.3 6.9
29 Oct South Africa M3, % yy Sep 2019 7.4 7.5
29 Oct South Africa Unemployment Rate, % Q3 2019 29.1 29.0
30 Oct South Africa budget deficit, % GDP 2019/20 4.3 4.5
30 Oct South Africa budget deficit, % GDP 2020/21 4.1 4.3
30 Oct South Africa budget deficit, % GDP 2021/22 4.4 4.0
31 Oct South Africa PPI, % yy (mm) Sep 2019 4.3 (0.4) 4.5 (0.3)
Kenya CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2019 4.9 (0.2) 3.8 (-0.1)
Uganda CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2019 2.8 (0.4) 1.9 (0.7)
Zambia CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2019 10.6 (0.8) 10.5 (1.2)