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Macroeconomic Forecasts - Kenya - AUG 2016

East & Central Africa June 2016 / Kenya / Economy

Kenya

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Economic Analysis - Low Rates Coming To An End - AUG 2016

North Africa June 2016 / Morocco / Economy

Bank al-Maghrib will keep its policy rate at 2.25% until the end of 2016 to support ailing economic activity. In 2017, BAM will begin gradually raising interest rates owing to an uptick in real GDP growth, Fed hikes, and the fact that credit growth is unlikely to be negatively impacted.

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Macroeconomic Forecasts - Mozambique - AUG 2016

Southern Africa June 2016 / Mozambique / Economy

Mozambique

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Economic Analysis - Slow Growth In 2016 Setting The Foundations For Economic Revival - AUG 2016

West Africa June 2016 / Ghana / Economy

Economic growth in Ghana in 2016 will improve on last year, but will remain below its 10-year average due to tight monetary and fiscal policy. The tighter reins on the economy will build a solid platform for more sustainable growth from 2017 onwards, when we expect that Ghana will become a regional success story once more.

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