NKC African Economics

With our core expertise we specialise in providing economic forecasts and insights, political and risk assessments for 29 major African economies while assessing the economic trends for the remaining 25 countries on the continent.

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  • Moody’s downgrades #SouthAfrica sovereign credit rating to Ba1, one notch below investment grade, i.e. #junkstatus. The rating agency’s faith in the government’s ability to turn the ship around has proved to be misplaced.

  • .#Algeria President Abdelmadjid Tebboune announced a series of drastic measures, including cutting public spending by 30% in 2020, to mitigate the effects of the global coronavirus pandemic and the sharp drop in oil prices on the domestic economy.

  • The spread of #Covid-19 is set to suppress trade, tourism, and forex inflows, spelling disaster for #Tunisia’s economy.

  • .#DRC #BCC cut the benchmark interest rate to 7.5% (reflecting a 150-bps reduction) and committed to implementing relief measures.

  • S&P downgrades #Nigeria credit rating, similar actions by Fitch and Moody’s likely to follow.

  • Islamist militants attack second town in three days in #Mozambique's northern Cabo Delgado province on March 25. Escalation in insurgency threatens proposed projects LNG projects in the region, already floundering on lower oil prices and coronavirus fears.

  • The hasty and visibly unfair conviction of Karim Tabbou has incensed public opinion in #Algeria. The government may think that this matters less at a time of coronavirus-related restrictions, but it will imperil stability in the longer term.

  • Virus-stricken #African currencies are set for even more pain moneyweb.co.za/news/south-afr… via @Moneyweb

Africa Economic Insight

Get unparalleled economic and political insight for 29 African economies. Download up to three Research Briefings for free. Or, to get unlimited access to NKC African Economics' full database of briefings, commentary, daily analysis, high-quality research and data, request a free trial today.

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Bespoke Policy and Scenario Analysis

A detailed scenario analysis of different policy actions the Central Bank of Nigeria could take in response to the foreign exchange liquidity squeeze in 2016, the effects on foreign reserves to be expected under each, and the resulting consequences for firms needing to repatriate profits.

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Bespoke Macroeconomic Report

A report on logistics in Djibouti covering infrastructure, human resources, electricity and the financial sector, and which included macroeconomic overviews of the neighbouring countries for which Djibouti serves as a transport hub. For an Emirati harbour logistics firm.

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