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Nigeria

Thanks to continued robust growth in the non-oil sector, particularly in construction, telecoms, and wholesale and retail trade, we expect that Nigeria will continue to experience robust... 2013-07-22


Ghana

Notwithstanding concerns over the official GDP data, we note several encouraging trends in the Ghanaian economy, and maintain our outlook for buoyant economic activity. We forecast... 2013-07-22


Cameroon

Cameroon has long benefitted from stable price growth, with headline inflation seldom surpassing 3.0% year-on-year since mid-2009. We expect this trend to continue, with inflation averaging... 2013-07-22


Cameroon

Owing in part to the declining price of oil, the most important of Cameroon's exports, the country's current account deficit is expected to widen marginally, from an estimated 0.7%... 2013-06-21


Nigeria

Nigeria's budget deficit is expected to narrow in 2013, to 1.5% of GDP, compared to an estimated 2.3% in 2012 on the back of improved revenue collection. However, risks are to the downside.... 2013-06-21


Gabon

BMI View: Gabon's GDP per capita is far higher than most of its African peers. Per head, the country is as wealthy as Estonia or Poland. Though a highly uneven distribution of wealth... 2013-06-21


Cote d'Ivoire

BMI View: Côte d'Ivoire's fiscal balance deteriorated sharply during the country's post-electoral crisis, reaching 6.2% of GDP in 2011. Since then, however, rising domestic... 2013-06-21


Ghana

We forecast that the Bank of Ghana's Monetary Policy Committee will hike rates by a further 100bps in the second half of the year, following the 100bps increase on May 22. Our view... 2013-06-20


Cote d'Ivoire

BMI View: Despite rapid import growth due to surging fixed capital investment, Côte d'Ivoire's current account deficit will remain contained over the coming years. Buoyant... 2013-05-24


Cameroon

Cameroon's budget deficit will narrow slightly in 2013, based in part on the expansion of the oil sector and associated revenues. Nevertheless, due to high government spending, the... 2013-05-24

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