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Commodity Prices Expected to Pick Up in 2017

Economic Analyst at Capricorn Asset Management (CAM) Claudia Boamah joins us this week on the Future Invest Show sharing her views on Namibia’s Economic Outlook for 2017.
“Our in-house estimate is about 2.5% growth in GDP,” said Boamah. “The only reason why we have avoided a credit downgrade is because we’ve shown that we are going to be cutting back on spending,” Boamah added.
Boamah said inflation is expected to fall by the end of 2017 as general increases in prices are driven by very high demand.

In this week’s episode of the Future Invest Show Economic Analyst at Capricorn Asset Management (CAM) Claudia Boamah looks at:

-The general economic outlook for 2017,
– Mining and Construction Industries,
– Inflation,
– Whether sentiments and perceptions of US President Donald Trump will have any effect on the Namibian economy,
– Interests rates,
– And spending beyond our means….



-Article and Interview by Maggie Forcelledo