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macroafricaintel Weekly | 24 Feb

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji, @macroafrica

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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
24 Feb Nigeria GDP, % yy Q4 2019 2.3 2.3
24 Feb Nigeria GDP, % yy FY 2019 2.2 1.9
26 Feb Mauritius Interest Rate, % 3.35 3.35
26 Feb South Africa Budget Balance, % GDP 2019/20 -6.1 -5.9
26 Feb South Africa Budget Balance, % GDP 2020/21 -6.5 -6.5
26 Feb South Africa Budget Balance, % GDP 2021/22 -6.3 -6.2
27 Feb South Africa PPI, % yy (mm) Jan 2020 4.6 (0.3) 3.4 (0.2)
28 Feb South Africa M3, % yy Jan 2020 6.6 6.2
28 Feb South Africa PSCE, % yy Jan 2020 5.5 6.1
28 Feb Zambia CPI, % yy (mm) Feb 2020 12.5 (1.8) 13.2 (1.3)
28 Feb Kenya CPI, % yy (mm) Feb 2020 5.2 (0.3) 5.8 (0.3)
28 Feb Uganda CPI, % yy (mm) Feb 2020 3.4 (0.3) 3.4 (0.0)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 17 Feb

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji, @macroafrica

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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
17 Feb Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Jan 2020 12.1 (0.8) 12.0 (0.9)
18 Feb Zambia Interest Rate, % 11.5 11.5
19 Feb Namibia Interest Rate, % 6.25 6.5
19 Feb South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Jan 2020 4.4 (0.2) 4.0 (0.3)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 10 Feb

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji, @macroafrica

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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
11 Feb South Africa Manufacturing Production, % yy Dec 2019 -2.9 -3.6
12 Feb South Africa Retail Sales, % yy Dec 2019 1.8 2.6
13 Feb South Africa Mining Production, % yy Dec 2019 -2.8 -3.1
13 Feb Uganda Interest Rate, % 8.0 9.0
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Jan 2020 2.2 (0.3) 2.2 (0.2)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) Jan 2020 3.8 (0.5) 3.8 (0.6)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Jan 2020 1.6 (0.2) 2.6 (-0.1)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Jan 2020 12.1 (0.8) 12.0 (0.9)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Jan 2020 4.4 (0.2) 4.0 (0.3)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 3 Feb

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji, @macroafrica

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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
6 Feb South Africa Manufacturing Production, % yy Dec 2019 -2.9 -3.6
Seychelles CPI, % yy (mm) Jan 2020 0.8 (0.1) 1.7 (0.0)
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Jan 2020 2.2 (0.3) 2.2 (0.2)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) Jan 2020 3.8 (0.5) 3.8 (0.6)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Jan 2020 1.6 (0.2) 2.6 (-0.1)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Jan 2020 12.1 (0.8) 12.0 (0.9)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Jan 2020 4.4 (0.2) 4.0 (0.3)
Ethiopia CPI, % yy (mm) Jan 2020 18.8 (0.7) 19.5 (0.5)
Mauritius CPI, % yy (mm) Jan 2020 -0.1 (0.3) 0.9 (0.3)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 27 Jan

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji, macroafrica

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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
27 Jan Kenya Interest Rate, % 8.5 8.5
30 Jan South Africa PPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2019 3.4 (0.2) 2.3 (-0.3)
30 Jan South Africa M3, % yy Dec 2019 7.5 7.4
30 Jan South Africa PSCE, % yy Dec 2019 6.7 6.6
31 Jan Ghana Interest Rate, % 15.0 16.0
31 Jan Zambia CPI, % yy (mm) Jan 2020 12.0 (1.3) 11.7 (1.6)
31 Jan Kenya CPI, % yy (mm) Jan 2020 6.1 (0.6) 5.8 (0.9)
31 Jan Uganda CPI, % yy (mm) Jan 2020 3.8 (0.4) 3.6 (0.4)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 13 Jan

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
15 Jan South Africa Retail Sales, % yy Nov 2019 -0.2 0.3
16 Jan South Africa Mining Production, % yy Nov 2019 0.2 -2.9
16 Jan South Africa Interest Rate, % 6.5 6.5
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2019 2.1 (0.1) 2.1 (0.1)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2019 3.0 (0.2) 2.5 (0.1)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2019 12.2 (1.0) 11.9 (1.0)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Dec 2019 3.9 (0.2) 3.6 (0.1)