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Inflation risks remain elevated amid soaring food prices

Although it will be a slow start to the data week, it will be an important week nonetheless. Maait added the move was part of the government's continuous efforts to reduce the cost of public debt in the country and increase liquidity in the securitie...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 14 June 2021

Emaar Misr For Development: Favorable base effect at play

Revenue in 1Q21 increased 537.3% y/y to EGP1.5 billion as a result of a rise in unit deliveries. Net profit in 1Q21 rose 113.7% y/y to EGP529.1 million, translating into an NPM of 34.3%. Land liabilities increased from EGP0.3 billion at the end of 4Q...
Pharos Holding Mayar
Mayar El Ashry @ Pharos Holding 14 June 2021

G7's 'Build Back Better World' is not an answer to China's Belt and Road

The G7 agreed a mission statement for the "Build Back Better World" (B3W) initiative for financing infrastructure in developing economies on 12 June in Cornwall, UK. This is not a game-changer for financing developing economy infrastructure but is me...
Tellimer Research Hasnain
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 13 June 2021
G7's 'Build Back Better World' is not an answer to China's Belt and Road
G7's 'Build Back Better World' is not an answer to China's Belt and Road

Kenya budget: Still on track, but margin for error continues to shrink

Treasury Secretary Ukur Yatani outlined Kenya’s FY 2021/22 (FY = July to June) budget yesterday, targeting consolidation from an 8.7% of GDP deficit in 2020/21 to 7.5% in 2021/22 and 3.6% of GDP by 2024/25, with real GDP growth expected to rebound fr...
Tellimer Research Patrick
Patrick Curran @ Tellimer Research 11 June 2021
Kenya budget: Still on track, but margin for error continues to shrink
Kenya budget: Still on track, but margin for error continues to shrink

Tanzania must publish Covid data to secure IMF support

According to media interviews with the IMF’s resident representative, Tanzania must publish data on Covid before the Fund will approve emergency financing. At the time, there were a mere 509 cases, at least according to the official data. Although th...
Tellimer Research Faith
Faith Mwangi @ Tellimer Research 11 June 2021
Tanzania must publish Covid data to secure IMF support
Tanzania must publish Covid data to secure IMF support

South Africa: Government exempts distributed energy projects up to 100 MW from licencing

Change is a major boost for the liberalization of the energy market. Reform would enable private generation units to sell electricity through the grid. Reform will generate significant investment and would add new jobs. Mining companies are able to a...
EmergingMarketWatch Research
Research Team @ EmergingMarketWatch 11 June 2021