The IJG Business Climate Monitor (BCM) continued its upward trend in July and rose slightly to 53.8 from 53.6 a month earlier. The Leading Indicator showed a strong improvement compared to the previous month and increased to 66.7 – up from 63.0. 17 out of the 31 indicators moved upward in July while 14 moved […]
This quarterly economic review from the IPPR examines developments that took place in the first quarter of 2020 and includes a special focus on Namibia’s recent record on attracting Foreign Direct Investment. Produced with the support of the Hanns Seidel Foundation
The IJG Business Climate Monitor (BCM) climbed further into positive territory in January 2020 to 51.08 points after moving above the 50-point mark in December 2019 for the first time since October 2018.
The latest quarterly economic review from the IPPR examines economic developments that took place in the fourth quarter of 2019 and includes a special focus on Namibia’s unemployment statistics. Produced with the support of the Hanns Seidel Foundation.
The IJG Business Climate Monitor remained in negative territory in September 2019 although it came close to the 50-point mark that separates economic contraction from economic expansion. This is the longest period the IJG BCM has stayed in the contraction area since the Business Climate Monitor started in 2001.
The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) aims to provide improved access to the US market for sub-Saharan African countries. Namibian businesses have not taken up many of the opportunities afforded by AGOA to export to the US market. This publication, produced by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) with the support of the […]
The IJG Business Climate Monitor continued to show improvement in May – a trend started by the Leading Indicator in June 2018 and by the main IJG BCM in March 2019. While business sentiment may be rising, it is still the case that Namibia continues to face considerable economic headwinds.
The IJG Business Climate Monitor continued to show slight improvement in April 2019. The Leading Indicator – which points to the future trend for the economy – remained flat, but in positive territory at 57.29 points. The IJG BCM followed an upward trend and climbed marginally to 47.85 from 47.58 in March 2019.
Our latest public procurement bulletin examines the capacity issues facing the Central Procurement Board of Namibia, proposed amendments to the procurement legislation, and continuing issues around the lack of transparency about public procurement decisions
The IJG Business Climate Monitor continued its trend from the previous month with the leading indicator pointing to better economic times to come while current indicators showed a business climate that was still in trouble