IHS Markit Regional Economic Data Forum

Investor sentiment towards emerging markets has shown a meaningful improvement since mid-2016.  The larger investor appetite for risk combined with stronger international commodity prices is supporting the currencies and growth prospects of many emerging market economies.  However, not all countries in the Sub-Saharan African region tracked the upbeat growth profile witnessed in the rest of the world.

IHS Markit's Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) shows a significantly improved outlook in Nigeria and Zambia, while conditions in Kenya and South Africa remain subdued.  Key risk factors from capital controls to disputed leadership battles also persist across the region, raising questions around whether early indicators of rebound are credible.

Please join us on the 18th of October 2017 to explore these issues.

09:30Tea, Registration
10:00 Welcome
Johan Boshoff
Business Development - IHS Markit
10:10 Macroeconomic Overview in a Stronger Global Environment

Thea Fourie

Sub-Saharan Africa: Senior Economist
- IHS Markit

NDP reality check

Roelof Middeljans

Data Analyst - IHS Markit

Q&A Session
11:30 Race of the metros

Evan Burger

Spatial Data Analyst - IHS Markit

Data Gaps

Gerhard Bijker

ReX Product Specialist - IHS Markit

Q&A Session

18 October 2017
Registration:09:30 a.m.
Time:10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Venue:Mannah Executive Guest Lodge
Address:39 Pomona Road,
Kempton Park
Directions to venue
Cost:R 1197.00 pp (incl. VAT),
IHS Markit clients & VIPs: Free


Tel: (012) 622 9660