Fiscal Balance in Zambia

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Zambia - Fiscal Balance

Early data for the final quarter suggests the economy lost some pace, following a likely moderation in Q3 and weaker growth in H1 compared to H2 2017, due to a marked weakening in the country’s trade position. Overseas sales of copper declined for the second month running in October, reflecting a downturn in overall exports as demand weakened on cooling global growth and intensifying global trade tensions. Moreover, private sector activity continued to contract in November, with high fuel costs and a weaker kwacha weighing on demand.

Zambia - Fiscal Balance Data

2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  
Fiscal Balance (% of GDP)-6.2  -5.7  -9.3  -5.8  -     

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Note: General government balance as % of GDP
Source: IMF

Zambia Facts

ValueChangeDate
Bond Yield26.000.0 %Jan 16
Exchange Rate11.920.0 %Jan 16
Stock Market0.10.0 %Jan 16

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