NKC African Economics

NKC scans the political and macroeconomic conditions of 30 African countries and is able to measure sovereign risk in detail. Our core expertise is our understanding of the continent’s opportunities and pitfalls due to our ability to weigh political and macroeconomic risk.

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NKC African Economics is majority owned by Oxford Economics, the world’s foremost independent global advisory firm. NKC clients have access to the same insights and analysis that they trust and rely on, that is now backed by Oxford Economics’ powerful models and analytical framework.

The addition of NKC’s team of economists and political analysts to the Oxford Economics group of companies significantly enhances Oxford Economics’ ability to directly address the needs of investors and companies engaged in Africa expansion through the provision of event-driven alerts, regular newsletters, and reports.

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  • #SouthAfrica repo rate left unchanged, but Sarb’s medium-term #inflation outlook deteriorates

  • #ElizeKruger, our senior economist at #NKCAfricanEconomics covering #SouthAfrica, noted yesterday that consumer inflation surprised on the downside, despite another month of hefty fuel price increases. iol.co.za/business-repor…

  • #SouthAfrica - Weak #economic data released over the past few weeks signals that there are limited demand-driven pricing pressures helping to contain inflation, according to NKC economist #ElizeKruger. businesslive.co.za/bd/economy/201…

  • #Mozambique’s inflation rises further to 4.4% in June as the cost of transport continue to drive inflation due to higher oil prices.

  • #Namibia external #debt stock drops slightly in Q1

  • #Malawi’s inflation trends lower to 8.6% in June as food price pressures continue to soften, after some earlier pressure due to drought conditions and the fall armyworm outbreak.

  • #Elize Kruger, our Economist for #South Africa, indicated on SABC Digital News that consumer inflation increased in June. youtu.be/3IPyyo3tnKA

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Bespoke Policy and Scenario Analysis

A detailed scenario analysis of different policy actions the Central Bank of Nigeria could take in response to the foreign exchange liquidity squeeze in 2016, the effects on foreign reserves to be expected under each, and the resulting consequences for firms needing to repatriate profits.

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Bespoke Macroeconomic Report

A report on logistics in Djibouti covering infrastructure, human resources, electricity and the financial sector, and which included macroeconomic overviews of the neighbouring countries for which Djibouti serves as a transport hub. For an Emirati harbour logistics firm.

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