East & Central Africa September 2016 / Tanzania / Economy
Tanzania's growth prospects are bright in 2016 and 2017, supported by robust infrastructure...
Tanzania's growth prospects are bright in 2016 and 2017, supported by robust infrastructure investment and stronger household spending. While increased taxes on the tourism and telecoms sectors will offer some headwinds, we nevertheless single out Tanzania as a growth outperformer in the next two years.READ FULL ARTICLE...
Libya's main rival factions will likely reach a peace deal within the next year, following which the new unity government will be able to gradually restore oil output. This improves the outlook for growth in the Libyan economy from 2017 onwards - though from a very low base, and subject to elevated political risks. We maintain our view that Libya's economy will not surpass its nominal 2012 levels for another decade.READ FULL ARTICLE...
Annual inflation will accelerate in Morocco in...
Macroeconomic forecasts for Mauritius
Our macroeconomic forecasts for Botswana
Outbreaks of violence across the Gabonese capital, Libreville, will not be enough to unseat re-elected President Ali Bongo. Bongo's victory in the August 27 presidential election is unlikely to be overturned, and we expect the unrest following the official results announcement, that has seen the burning of the parliament building and a raid on opposition HQ, to calm in the coming days and weeks.READ FULL ARTICLE...
Key views on the economy of Cameroon.