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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  • As of Sunday, exactly 100 days after the first recorded case, there were 64,677 active #Covid19 cases in #Africa (source: Johns Hopkins). #Sudan has overtaken #Algeria on active cases, and #Cameroon is showing worrying growth, too.

  • The central bank of #eSwatini reduced the policy rate by 50 bps to 4% during its May monetary policy meeting, while inflation rose to 3.9% y-o-y in April.

  • President Cyril #Ramaphosa announces that all of #SouthAfrica is to move to level 3 restrictions on June 1, allowing eight million people to return to work as most economic activity resumes.

  • S&P affirms #SouthAfrica long-term foreign and local currency credit ratings at BB- and BB, respectively. Government’s response suggests we could see some economic reforms next month.

  • Moody’s changes outlook on #Namibia credit rating to negative due to #coronavirus shock.

  • In Fight Against Virus, #SouthAfrica Expects a Long Wait nytimes.com/aponline/2020/…

  • .#Morocco`s consumer price index inflation slowed to 0.8% y-o-y in April, from 1.5% y-o-y in the previous month, reflecting disinflation in both the food and non-food sub-indices.

  • .#Senegal’s inflation accelerates further to 3.3% in April. Higher food and transportation costs are the main culprits as a result of measures to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.

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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Sample Country Report

Download a free sample report, highlighting our economic analysis, as well as incorporating our political assessment for Nigeria in 2018.

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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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