Economic Forecasts


The IDC’s Research and Information Department releases, on a quarterly basis, forecasts for numerous economic variables over a 5-year period. Such variables include: GDP (i.e. economic growth) and its various expenditure components (e.g. gross fixed capital formation); consumer as well as producer price inflation (i.e. CPI and PPI) and their components; balance of payments indicators; various exchange rates; various interest rates, such as the Repo rate, the 3-month BA rate and long-term government bond yields; and, among others, key commodity prices