Economics

Namibia’s current account deteriorating

1 week ago - 15 January 2021 | Economics

Windhoek ∙ [email protected] A recovery in imports following the easing of local and global Covid-19 restrictions, as well as a bounce-back in oil prices together with a broadly weak export performance, erased part of...

Reshaping realities

2 months ago - 25 October 2020 | Economics

The Covid-19 pandemic has undoubtedly eroded the overall improvement in risk-reward scores seen across Africa in recent years, but this should not deter investors. Africa’s recovery may be prolonged and uneven, but it could also...

Covid’s real impact on the Namibian economy

3 months ago - 23 October 2020 | Economics

The Covid-19 pandemic is a crisis like no other, and there was a substantial degree of uncertainty around its impact on lives and livelihoods. “Governments across the world essentially had to navigate the crisis with...

Property prices: Swakop, Walvis under pressure

2 years ago - 24 December 2018 | Economics

Jo-Mare Duddy - Uncertainties in the uranium, fishing and tourism sectors are pushing average house prices at the coast down. Releasing the FNB House Price Index this week, FNB Namibia group economist Namene Kalili said...

Trade by sea surges in past quarter

2 years ago - 24 December 2018 | Economics

Jo-Maré Duddy - The key role assigned to Walvis Bay in Namibia’s aspirations to become a logistics hub in the Southern African region is evident from the latest official stats showing a boom in trade...

Tweya takes on saboteurs

2 years ago - 05 November 2018 | Economics

Leandrea Louw Minister of industrialisation, trade and SME development Tjekero Tweya has refuted claims that he travelled overseas with president Hage Geingob...

A million Namibians are broke

2 years ago - 20 August 2018 | Economics

Jo-Maré DuddyFor Agnes B*, like the rest of the nearly one million Namibians now part of a new official statistic, it is tough to keep...

Millions roll in for Windhoek

2 years ago - 18 August 2018 | Economics

Ronelle Rademeyer Apart from the prestige of hosting the Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit in Windhoek, the capital will receive a much-needed cash...

Husab critical for economy

2 years ago - 29 March 2018 | Economics

Adolf KaureSTANLIB Namibia held a client engagement at the Strand Hotel on Tuesday to point out key signs that will drive markets in 2018 and...

Inequality plagues MICs

2 years ago - 23 February 2018 | Economics

Adolf KaureAn experience sharing forum for the middle income countries (MICs) Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Swaziland (BLNSS) concluded at a local hotel in...

Corridor volumes destined for Zambia reaches new high

3 years ago - 27 October 2017 | Economics

Contributed Transit volumes reached a new high of more than 40 000 tonnes for September 2017 while import and export volumes for the...

Namibian economy on the up

3 years ago - 31 August 2017 | Economics

Finance minister Calle Schlettwein says that against the backdrop of a severe drought impacting on the agricultural sector and all wet industries, subdued commodity prices...

Economics

NSi hosts workshop on Metrology...

3 years ago - 02 March 2017 | Economics

The Namibia Standards Institute (NSi) recently hosted a workshop in Walvis Bay on the enforcement of the amended Trade Metrology Act no 77 of 1973....

House price growth expected to...

3 years ago - 26 January 2017 | Economics

During the third quarter of 2016 house prices rebounded as the FNB National Price Index recorded a 27% increase compared to the same quarter in...

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