The latest quarterly economic review from the IPPR examines economic developments that took place in the third quarter of 2019, taking note of the recent economic growth summit, disappointing macroeconomic news, and developments as regards public enterprises. This edition also includes a special focus on Namibia’s economic performance since 2015. Produced with the support of […]
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.
The IJG Business Climate Monitor (BCM) stood at 52.5 points in August – a slight decline of 0.7 on the previous month. Signs of economic recovery remained mixed. Some 14 of the 31 indicators measured by the BCM improved while the remainder declined. On the positive side, livestock sales and cattle prices, building plans approved […]
Namibians have never rated the economy this poorly, and they are critical of government’s performance
Our review of the budget notes improvements in several areas, but some concerns remain.
The monitor fell slightly, but signs suggest the recession is waning.
November continues on a slight upward trend, but the economy is still contracting
The index improves, climbing back to January 2017 levels.
The IJG Business Climate Index is at its lowest level since 2003, and has indicated economic contraction the whole year
The indicator remains at recession levels, despite some positive movements.