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Region: Africa
Category: Service Industries

Africa Service Industries

(1569 reports matching your criteria)
  • Uganda Insurance Q4 2018

    ... low levels of disposable income and customer confidence.Although the sector is dominated by foreign insurers, investment can be undermined by currency revaluations and high inflation,which devalues revenue in USD terms. Economic growth is, however, boosting ... Read More

  • South Africa Insurance Q4 2018

    ... A key limiting factor is sluggish economic growth andhigh rates of unemployment which mean that many households remain excluded from traditional insurance covers. Should insurersbe able to expand the range of more affordable microinsurance products ... Read More

  • Tanzania Banking & Financial Services Q4 2018

    ... than 170% over the 10-year period. Outside the banking industry, the insurance sector is set for strong growth,but from a very low base, and will not be a significant generator of investment. Asset management remains ... Read More

  • Egypt Banking & Financial Services Q4 2018

    ... its robust position. The country is now in a more stable conditionand though there remain a number of risks related to the country's precarious economic recovery, opportunities for expansiondo exist in light of high rates ... Read More

  • Ghana Banking & Financial Services Q4 2018

    ... has seen significant consolidation in the banking sector, credit is set to grow on the back ofmonetary easing and improved asset quality. Coupled with a reduction in bad debt from the energy sector and reduced ... Read More

  • Mozambique Banking & Financial Services Q4 2018

    ... not expect to see significant growth inthe sector over the coming years, given the heavy state presence in the sector and weak regulatory oversight, which weigh heavilyon its overall attractiveness and ease of doing business. Read More

  • Egypt Real Estate Q4 2018

    ... for income-producing office and retail assets as macroeconomic conditions continue toimprove. The strong upside potential for rental rate growth bodes well for long-term investment, but further austerity and continuedchallenges in the business environment may limit ... Read More

  • Ethiopia Insurance Q4 2018

    ... faces significant structural challenges: a substantial proportion of thepopulation still fall into very low income brackets and unemployment (and informal employment) rates are high. The market islargely closed to foreign investors, restricting the competitive landscape ... Read More

  • Mauritius Insurance Q4 2018

    ... life premiums. Nevertheless, growth will pick up in coming yearsand average 12.2% as household incomes improve, fuelling interest in life premiums as an alternative vehicle for long-terminvestment. By 2022, the insurance sector should see total ... Read More

  • Mozambique Insurance Q4 2018

    ... hindered by high unemployment rates as well as extensiveinformal employment, limited household income rates and inflationary pressures. While these challenges will all persist over thecoming years, a more stable economic platform and the prospect of ... Read More

  • Zimbabwe Insurance Q4 2018

    ... sectors. Though the short-term economic outlook in thecountry remains mixed, there is scope for the insurance industry to grow rapidly from a low base, benefiting from anticipatedimprovements to income and employment rates, as well as ... Read More

  • Algeria & Morocco Insurance Q4 2018

    ... A return to robust economic growth from 2017 - alongside a stable fiscal situation andexpectations the currency will strengthen - feed into quite bullish forecasts on the market, particularly for the non-life sector.Morocco's life sector ... Read More

  • Libya & Tunisia Insurance Q4 2018

    ... occurred from a modest base as a result of the security crisis that began with thetoppling of Gaddafi in 2011. The outlook in real terms remains extremely poor, given competition between militias for rule andshifting ... Read More

  • Zambia Insurance Q4 2018

    ... market is set for growth in the mid double digitsannually in local currency terms over the next five years, generating scope for market consolidation. The non-life market should stillpush annual growth of close to 10% ... Read More

  • Morocco: In-depth PEST Insights

    ... trend analysis. Synopsis Understand the political system in Morocco through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators. Understand the economic situation in Morocco through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues. Understand ... Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts - Nigeria

    ... oil output slumped due to pipeline leakages. We still expect economic activity to firm in H2 as oil production recovers, fiscal spending is ramped up and consumer demand gains some traction as lower inflation eases ... Read More

  • Ghana Insurance Q4 2018

    ... fast-growing economy andfalling interest rates, robust consumer and business spending will drive demand for key lines, including life and property insurancecovers, as well as more niche products, such as health and personal accident and credit ... Read More

  • Nigeria Banking & Financial Services Q4 2018

    ... level of banking penetration in urban areas and large businesses also enjoy a fairlyhigh degree of connectivity to international financial markets. Nevertheless, high interest rates as well as the difficulties that firmsface in obtaining foreign ... Read More

  • Namibia Insurance Q4 2018

    ... an annual average of 5.4% over the next five years, with premiums inUS dollar terms rising largely comparably, at an average rate of slightly less than 5.0% per year. We have tweaked our forecasts fornon-life ... Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts > Gabon

    ... sector. Greater export earnings from the oil sector will boost economic activity, while the government is continuing efforts to expand the non-oil economy in order for it to make a larger contribution to economic growth. Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts > Rwanda

    ... to stimulate GDP growth, with positive spill-overs in services and manufacturing sub-sectors. Our medium-term growth forecasts have also been adjusted slightly higher to incorporate stronger public investment – as reflected in wider fiscal deficits. Real ... Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts > Namibia

    ... and non-fuel commodity prices), weaker-than-expected growth in Namibia’s key trading partners and rising inflationary pressures have clouded the economic outlook. We have cut our forecast for GDP growth to 0.9% (from 1.9%) in 2018, 2.3% ... Read More

  • South Africa Banking & Financial Services Q4 2018

    ... reputation for its strong regulatory infrastructure and relatively robustfundamentals. In 2017, we estimate that the sector's net value added (NVA) grew 6.7% in local currency terms to ZAR402bn, but therecovery in the value of the ... Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts > Malawi

    ... power outages, which severely affected the manufacturing and wholesale and retail sectors. We expect economic growth to slow down to 3.7% in 2018, as ongoing power issues and lower maize production outweigh the projected higher ... Read More

  • Ethiopia Banking & Financial Services Q4 2018

    ... for its commercial banking and insurance sectors. From a relatively low base, weexpect both sectors to steadily increase penetration. The expansion of the country's trade, industrial and construction sectors willcreate formal employment opportunities and bolster ... Read More

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