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Currency Forecast - TZS: Widening Imbalances Will See Depreciation Resume - FEB 2017

East & Central Africa December 2016 / Tanzania / Economy

After remaining steady in the next two to three months, the Tanzanian shilling will resume a path of gradual depreciation in the coming quarters as macroeconomic imbalances exert downward pressure. However, robust foreign direct investment inflows and foreign loans will provide a buffer.

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Macroeconomic Forecasts - Algeria - FEB 2017

North Africa December 2016 / Algeria / Economy

In line with our belief that Egypt's economy has turned a corner, the country's purchasing managers' index (PMI) reading came in at the 50 level which separates expansion from contraction in February. This marks a significant turnaround for operating conditions at Egyptian non-oil producing private sector companies from the summer when the PMI reading languished in the low 40s. The outlook for Egypt's economy has improved over the past few months on the back of a notable improvement in political stability and the injection of US$16bn aid from Gulf States, raising confidence across sectors

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Macroeconomic Forecasts - Mozambique - FEB 2017

Southern Africa December 2016 / Mozambique / Economy

Mozambique

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Macroeconomic Forecasts - Cameroon - FEB 2017

West Africa December 2016 / Cameroon / Economy

Key views on the economy of Cameroon.

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