Tuesday January 16 2018
Senegal Imports at 299.60 CFA Franc Billion


Imports in Senegal increased 0.9 percent year-on-year to CFA 299.6 billion in November of 2017, led by consumption products (12.6 percent); other (13.9 percent) and agriculture (60.3 percent). Imports came mostly from France (19.9 percent of total imports), China (12.7 percent), Netherlands (6.6 percent), India (6.4 percent) and Germany (5.6 percent).





Tuesday January 16 2018
Senegal Exports at 110.10 CFA Franc Billion


Exports in Senegal advanced 15.4 percent year-on-year to CFA 110.1 billion in November of 2017, mainly due to energy and lubricants (262.7 percent); animals and vegetable products (623.9 percent) and industrial (123.6 percent). Main export partners were: Mali (17.7 percent of total exports), Switzerland (15.4 percent), United Arab Emirates (7.8 percent), Mauritania (4.6 percent) and Ivory Cost (4.6 percent).





Tuesday January 16 2018
Senegal Balance of Trade at -189.50 CFA Franc Billion


The trade deficit in Senegal widened to CFA 217.3 billion in October of 2017 from CFA 178.7 billion in the same month a year earlier. Imports increased 22.6 percent to CFA 329.3 billion, mainly due to energy and lubricants (46.0 percent); food, beverages and tobacco (38.5 percent) and animal and vegetable products (47.4 percent). Imports came mostly from France (14.2 percent of total imports), China (13.8 percent), Nigeria (10.4 percent) and India (7.1 percent). Meantime, exports advanced 24.5 percent from the previous year to CFA 112.0 billion, led by mineral products (50.6 percent); food, beverages and tobacco (41.6 percent) and energy and lubricants (31.3 percent). Main export partners were: Mali (14.9 percent of total exports), Switzerland (10.1 percent), United Arab Emirates (7.9 percent) and Gambia (5.2 percent). Considering the first ten months of the year the trade deficit widened to CFA 1650.1 billion from CFA 1307.9 billion in the same period of 2016.





Monday January 15 2018
Senegal Industrial Production at -1.70 percent


Industrial output in Senegal dropped 1.7 percent year-on-year in November of 2017, following a 15.3 percent rise in the previous month. Production shrank for food (-19.4 percent compared to 2.2 percent in October) and construction (-5.5 percent compared to 2.3 percent) and fell further for other manufacturing (-6.0 percent compared to -3.6 percent). In addition, output slowed for energy (6.2 percent compared to 6.7 percent). Meantime, output declined at a softer pace for mining (-5.6 percent compared to -13.0 percent) while rebounded for paper (13.1 percent compared to -15.4 percent) and rose faster for chemicals (17.8 percent compared to 8.0 percent). On a monthly basis, industrial output increased 12.7 percent.





Monday January 15 2018
Senegal Industrial Production MoM at -9.70 percent


Industrial Production in Senegal decreased 9.70 percent in November of 2017 over the previous month.





Monday January 15 2018
Senegal Mining Production at -5.60 percent


Mining production in Senegal decreased 5.60 percent in November of 2017 over the same month in the previous year.





Sunday January 14 2018
Senegal - Credit Rating at 35.00


Standard & Poor's credit rating for Senegal stands at B+ with stable outlook. Moody's credit rating for Senegal was last set at Ba3 with stable outlook.





Friday January 12 2018
Senegal Retail Sales YoY at 6.30 percent


Retail Sales in Senegal increased 6.30 percent in the third quarter of 2017 over the same quarter in the previous year.





Friday January 12 2018
Senegal Inflation Rate at -0.70 percent


Consumer prices in Senegal decreased 0.7% year-on-year in December of 2017, slowing from a 0.2% gain in the previous month. It was the first drop in consumer prices since October of 2016, as cost fell for food and non-alcoholic beverages (-1.6% compared to 0.2% in November). In addition, prices declined at a faster pace for: housing & utilities (-1.5% compared to -1.4%) and communication (-6.7% compared to -0.6%) and decreased at the same pace for miscellaneous goods & services (-0.2%). On the other hand, cost rose faster for clothing & footwear (0.5% compared to 0.3%); transport (0.5% compared to a flat reading); furniture & household equipment (0.2% compared to 0.1%); restaurant & hotels (2.3% compared to 2.2%) and health (1.0% compared to 0.5%). Also, inflation was steady for recreation & culture (2.8%, the same as in November) and education (0.6%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 0.2%, after a 1.1% fall in the prior month.





Friday January 12 2018
Senegal Consumer Price Index Cpi at 106.20 Index Points


Consumer Price Index Cpi in Senegal decreased to 106.20 Index Points in December from 106.40 Index Points in November of 2017.