NKC African Economics

NKC scans the political and macroeconomic conditions of 29 African countries and is able to measure country 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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  • #Mauritius #MPC cuts interest rates with 15 bps. A pre-emptive measure to counter slowing global growth.

  • #SouthAfrica With President Cyril Ramaphosa under attack from parties inside and outside of the ruling ANC, policy making and implementation is taking a backseat at a time when they require serious attention.

  • #Namibia food and transport costs continue to drag headline #inflation lower.

  • #Nigeria inflation at a new low for the year at 11.1% in July. While still uncertain, a broad-based ban on food imports will add significant upward pressure on domestic prices.

  • #Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari sparks dismay over policy shift on food imports ft.com/content/e09f8c… via @financialtimes

  • Recession warnings pile up for the battered global economy fin24.com/Economy/recess… via @Fin24

  • #Angola inflation up to 17.2% in July – first increase in six months. Higher electricity tariffs will continue to exert upward pressure, and upside risks to the outlook have mounted.

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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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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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