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Global Economic Prospects
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Global economic growth is forecast to accelerate moderately to 2.7 percent in 2017 after a post-crisis low last year as obstacles to activity recede among emerging market and developing economy...
 
 
10 Jan 2017
 
World Bank warns rand could take hit amid global policy flux
ECONOMY
The World Bank has issued a warning that the South Africa currency could come under pressure in 2017, owing to heightened policy uncertainty in the US and Europe, which could constrain capital...
 
 
12 Aug 2016
 
 
 
Oil price slip: price decline a continuing risk (August 2016)
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Key messages Oil prices are expected to rise. And yet, US energy self-sufficiency, China’s growth transition and a divided Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) could prevent...
 
 
08 Jun 2016
 
 
 
Global Growth Forecast Again Revised Lower to 2.4% (June 2016)
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There are markedly different prospects for commodity exporters and importers. China is forecast to grow at 6.7% after 6.9% last year. India’s robust economic expansion is expected to hold steady at...
 
 
03 May 2016
 
South Africa’s growth out of sync with Africa’s other oil importers
AFRICA OUTLOOK
While the International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects South Africa’s growth to halve to just 0.6% in 2016, growth in other oil-importing countries across sub-Saharan Africa is projected to remain...
 
 
03 Sep 2015
 
China the biggest external risk to Africa’s growth outlook - Ncube
AFRICA
The slowdown in China and the associated ending of the commodity super cycle is having a major influence on the immediate growth prospects for Africa, with the former African Development Bank chief...
 
 
29 Apr 2015
 
 
 
Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa Navigating Headwinds (April 2015)
ECONOMICS AND WELFARE
Sub-Saharan Africa’s economy is set to register another year of solid growth, although the expansion will be at the lower end of the range registered in recent years, mainly reflecting the severe...
 
 
28 Apr 2015
 
Sub-Saharan Africa growth faces headwinds – IMF
ECONOMY
While sub-Saharan Africa is, overall, poised for a year of solid economic growth, policymakers need to be cognisant of risks that could still cloud the outlook amid mixed growth expectations for...
 
 
13 Apr 2015
 
 
 
Fall in oil, commodity prices to exact toll on Africa’s 2015 growth
AFRICA OUTLOOK
A new World Bank report is forecasting that sub-Saharan Africa’s growth will slow to 4% in 2015 from 4.5% in 2014, owing to the weak commodity prices and the sharp fall in oil prices, which will...
 
 
20 Jan 2015
 
IMF lowers growth outlook for commodity exporters, SA included
ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its 2015 growth forecasts for commodity exporters, including South Africa, saying the projected growth rebound for commodity-exporting developing...
 
 
28 Sep 2012
 
Hand-in-hand with comrades: Africa’s growing integration with emerging economies
CONSULTANCY AFRICA INTELLIGENCE
The global economic landscape is being rapidly altered by increasing South-South cooperation.(2) Many African nations have witnessed significant increase in trade, foreign direct investment (FDI),...
 
 
 
                       
 
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