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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  • #Senegal - With the list of candidates being what it is, and the BBY coalition having a strong presence across the country, we see very little chance of President Sall losing the race - Francois Conradie @FDConradie @NKCAfrica cnbcafrica.com/news/west-afri… via @cnbcafrica

  • Elize Kruger, a senior economist @NKCAfrica expects inflation to average 4.8% for 2019 with the inflation outlook “signalling no imminent need for further monetary policy tightening in the short to medium term”. @Elize_carpediem businesslive.co.za/bd/economy/201… via @BDliveSA

  • ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Cyril Ramaphosa on a mission to Davos to attract investment - goo.gl/alerts/bfuo5 #GoogleAlerts

  • Al-Qaeda's Disciples Still a Threat to African Business Hub - goo.gl/alerts/oZVgh #GoogleAlerts

  • Success of the strike in #Tunisia puts the UGTT in a strong position as negotiations continue. UGTT demanding a 15% rise in wage bill, government proposed 7% in line with inflation. IMF projects a 9.9% rise, giving the government some room, but this does not include new recruits.

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  • #DRC The power vacuum resulting from the election (and which persists owing to the dispute) is the context for the terrible massacre in Yumbi in mid-December, which is only hitting headlines now. It is the worst massacre in the Congo in years.

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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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