Our Africa Chart Pack has been updated with the latest data and our analysis of recent developments.
Sub-Saharan Africa is set to record its weakest growth (outside the pandemic) since 2016 this year as the drags from domestic headwinds are exacerbated by a less favourable external environment. Our GDP growth forecasts across the region are generally below the consensus. Public debt risks continue to linger. The threat of default is high in Kenya, while growing fiscal risks may ultimately prompt South Africa’s government to turn to financial repression policies.
Become a client to read more
This is premium content that requires an active Capital Economics subscription to view.
Already have an account?
You may already have access to this premium content as part of a paid subscription.
Sign in to read the content in full or get details of how you can access it
Register for free
Sign up for a free account to gain:
- Unlock additional content
- Register for Capital Economics events
- Receive email updates and economist-curated newsletters
- Request a free trial of our services