1. Market Research
  2. > Country Economic Forecasts > Zambia

Country Economic Forecasts > Zambia

  • March 2017
  • -
  • Oxford Economics
  • -
  • 8 pages

Summary

Table of Contents

Search Inside

GDP growth will remain near multi-year lows this
year at 3.3%, albeit up slightly from an estimated 3.1% in 2016, as the impact
of fiscal consolidation weighs on activity, while the large power and transport
infrastructural shortfall will impede private sector consumption and investment.
However, loosening of monetary policy and improved kwacha stability will
support a modest improvement in domestic demand. The agricultural sector is
poised to recover this year on the back of improved rainfall, shrugging off
challenges including pest infestation, delayed disbursement of government input
support and localised flooding. Confidence will also be helped by the conclusion
of negotiations with the IMF for technical and financial support totalling some
US$1.3bn, expected by mid-year.


Get Industry Insights. Simply.

  • Latest reports & slideshows with insights from top research analysts
  • 60 Million searchable statistics with tables, figures & datasets
  • More than 25,000 trusted sources
Get This Report
24/7 Customer Support

Talk to Ahmad

+1 718 618 4302

ref:plp2017

Reportlinker.com © Copyright 2017. All rights reserved.

ReportLinker simplifies how Analysts and Decision Makers get industry data for their business.