Namibia

In-depth country-focused analysis on Namibia's economic, political and operational risk environment, complemented by detailed sector insight

Our comprehensive assessment of Namibia's operating environment and the outlook for its leading sectors are formed by bringing together a wealth of data on global markets that affect Namibia, as well as the latest industry developments that could impact Namibia's industries. This unique integrated approach has given us an impeccable track-record for predicting important shifts in the markets, ensuring you’re aware of the latest market opportunities and risks in Namibia before your competitors.

Namibia Country Risk

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Core Views: Strong domestic demand and accelerating investment in the mining sector will see economic growth in Namibia average a respectable 4.5% annually over the next five years. Over the near...

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Namibia Industry Coverage (11)

Agribusiness

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BMI View:   We expect food security in South West Africa to improve over the short term , as we expect higher corn production from Zambia in 2014/15 . Over the medium term, we see downside...

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Autos

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Namibian auto sales ended 2013 on a high note. Sales grew 16.1%, to hit 15,895 units. This was higher than our full-year forecast of 10.0% growth. Of the 15,895 units, commercial vehicle (CV) sales...

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Commercial Banking

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Commercial Banking Sector Indicators Date Total assets Client loans Bond portfolio Other Liabilities and capital Capital Client deposits Other...

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Food & Drink

Infrastructure

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BMI View:   Namibia's construction sector performs well within the region due to strong fundamentals with long-term growth of 10% per year forecast. In the near term the sector is expected to...

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Insurance

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BMI View: As of mid-2014, the newsflow confirms that the strength and innovation of the leading companies in Namibia's non-life and life segments will underpin further steady growth in premiums (...

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Mining

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BMI View:   While Namibia holds substantial diamond and uranium reserves among other minerals, the government's potential to enforce policy to extract greater revenue from the sector remains a...

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Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

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BMI View:   There are signs the Namibian government is taking the ongoing problem related to drug shortages and supply issues seriously, with the Tender Board of Namibia approving a NAD400mn...

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Power

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Namibia is at a critical juncture in the development of its power sector. The country is currently facing a severe crisis in the provision of electricity due to an over reliance on a dilapidated...

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Telecommunications

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BMI View : BMI's Q 3 14 Southern Africa report analyses the latest industry, regulatory and macroeconomic developments in the telecoms markets in Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Mauritius,...

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Tourism

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BMI View: The Namibia tourism report examines a range of key market indicators for this increasingly popular holiday destination in Southern Africa, including inbound and outbound travel, the...

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