Monday October 16 2017
Senegal Imports at 332.30 CFA Franc Billion


Imports to Senegal increased 10.2 percent to CFA 332.3 billion, led by food, beverages and tobacco (4.1 percent); other products (15.8 percent) and energy and lubricants (26.9 percent). Imports came mostly from France (14.5 percent); China (12.8 percent) and Nigeria (10 percent).





Monday October 16 2017
Senegal Exports at 101.40 CFA Franc Billion


Exports in Senegal decreased 21.4 percent from the previous year to CFA 101.4 billion, mainly due to food, beverages and tobacco (-16.3 percent); animal and vegetable products (-55.7 percent); other products (-56.1 percent) and consumer goods (-24.1 percent). Main export partners were: Mali (17 percent of total exports), Switzerland (12 percent) and Spain (5 percent).





Monday October 16 2017
Senegal Balance of Trade at -230.90 CFA Franc Billion


The trade deficit in Senegal widened to CFA 230.9 billion in August of 2017 from CFA 172.6 billion in the same month a year earlier. Exports decreased 21.4 percent from the previous year to CFA 101.4 billion, mainly due to food, beverages and tobacco (-16.3 percent); animal and vegetable products (-55.7 percent); other products (-56.1 percent) and consumer goods (-24.1 percent). Main export partners were: Mali (17 percent of total exports), Switzerland (12 percent) and Spain (5 percent).Meantime, imports increased 10.2 percent to CFA 332.3 billion, led by food, beverages and tobacco (4.1 percent); other products (15.8 percent) and energy and lubricants (26.9 percent). Imports came mostly from France (14.5 percent); China (12.8 percent) and Nigeria (10 percent). In the first 8 months of the year the trade deficit widened to CFA 1248.4 billion from CFA 960.5 billion in the same period of 2016.





Friday October 13 2017
Senegal Industrial Production MoM at 7.60 percent


Industrial Production in Senegal increased 7.60 percent in August of 2017 over the previous month.





Friday October 13 2017
Senegal Industrial Production at -1.40 percent


Industrial output in Senegal dropped 1.4 percent year-on-year in August of 2017, easing from a 8 percent decline in the previous month. Production fell less for food products (-0.8 percent compared to -6.4 percent in July); mining (-3.5 percent compared to -12.5 percent) and other manufacturing (-7 percent compared to -87.1 percent). Meantime, output recovered for chemicals (1.6 percent compared to -24.1 percent) and paper (12.9 percent compared to -9.8 percent) and rose more for energy (6.7 percent compared to 7.2 percent). On a monthly basis, industrial output increased by 7.6 percent.





Thursday October 12 2017
Senegal Capacity Utilization at 59.70 percent


Capacity Utilization in Senegal decreased to 59.70 percent in the second quarter of 2017 from 64.70 percent in the first quarter of 2017.





Monday October 09 2017
Senegal Retail Sales YoY at 2.10 percent


Retail Sales in Senegal increased 2.10 percent in the second quarter of 2017 over the same quarter in the previous year.





Saturday October 07 2017
Senegal Prime Lending Rate at 8.53 percent


Lending Rate in Senegal remained unchanged at 8.53 percent in June from 8.53 percent in May of 2017.





Friday October 06 2017
Senegal Inflation Rate at 0.60 percent


Consumer prices in Senegal increased by 0.6 percent year-on-year in September 2017, easing from a 1.9 percent gain in August. It was the lowest inflation since November last year, as cost went up at a softer pace for food and non-alcoholic beverages (1.5 percent from 5.4 percent in August) and clothing and footwear (0.2 percent from 0.3 percent), while housing prices continued to drop (-1.3 percent, the same as in August). On the other hand, transport prices rose 0.2 percent after showing no growth in August. On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent.





Friday October 06 2017
Senegal Food Inflation at 1.50 percent


Cost of food in Senegal increased 1.50 percent in September of 2017 over the same month in the previous year.