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Africa Economics

An overview of Africa Economics 

Comprised from a mixture of nationally sourced data from National Statistical Offices, Central Banks, and other national bodies, as well as international sources from IMF, World Bank, and other international bodies, 1 million economic time series dedicated to Africa are available in the most comprehensive African economic dataset currently on the market.

Key facts 

  • Data format
    CSV
    Java Script Object Notation (JSON)
    Python
  • Delivery mechanism
    API
    Desktop
    Excel
    FTP
    Web Service
  • Publishing frequency
    Annually
    Monthly
    Quarterly

Features & Benefits

What you get with Africa Economics 

  • Our extensive nationally sourced data provides investors with timely data with which to spot trends early and make more informed business, policy or investment decisions.
  • Our established internally sourced data is great for comparing the performance of different countries on a like-for-like basis.
  • Data is published at monthly, quarterly, and annual frequency to allow for maximum data points where feasible.
  • All African countries are included.

How it works

 Accessing the dataset

This dataset can be used by the following products. Talk to us to learn more about different packages and offerings.

Refinitiv Datastream

Welcome to Datastream, our historical financial database with over 35 million individual instruments or indicators across all major asset classes, including 14 million economic indicators. It features 100+ years of data, across 175 countries – the information and tools you need to interpret market trends, economic cycles, and the impact of world events. Datastream is available via Datastream Advance (EOL Sept 2021) or via Eikon DFO, Eikon R&A, Refinitiv Workspace for Students, Refinitiv Workspace for Academics, Refinitiv Workspace for Wealth. It is expected to be included in many more variants of Refinitiv Workspace during 2021. Datafeed access is via Datastream Data Loader & Datastream Web Service (which includes Matlab, EViews, Python, R & codebook integration) Client desktop tools include DFO (Datastream for Office) Datastream Charting, including Chartbook Navigator - Search & Navigation tool
Data Formats:
CSV
Java Script Object Notation (JSON)
Python
Delivery Mechanisms:
FTP
API
Desktop
Web Service
Excel
Publishing Frequencies:
Monthly
Quarterly
Annually

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