2017 Budget Highlights & Analysis

On 23 rd November EAZ Program Officer Kampamba Shula made a presentation on the 2017 budget highlights and analysis at Mulungushi conference centre. Here are the highlights. The resource envelope projects Grants and Financing at 27%, which is a rather large percentage. The grants and financing will be greatly affected by how much Government is able to solicit confidence in the economy’s fiscal trajectory and debt sustainability. A deal with the IMF in the first quarter of 2017 could help accomplish this. In simple terms, without some confidence boost it…

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The Global Economy: Effects on Commodity Dependent Countries like Zambia

On the 17th of November, 2016 EAZ Programs Officer Kampamba Shula made a presentation at the FNB Financial Journalism academy at Protea Hotel on “The Global Economy Effects on Commodity dependent countries like Zambia”. It was well received. Below are some of the highlights. US Job Market US Nonfarm payrolls (Job numbers minus farm workers) has slowed in the last few months which might indicate weakness in the US economy. China PMI The Chinese HSBC Manufacturing PMI is a composite indicator designed to provide an overall view of activity in…

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2016 EAZ-IGC Economic Outlook Dinner

Early in 2016 EAZ and IGC held an economic outlook dinner with various stakeholders and dignitaries. Mr. Robert Liebenthal during the EAZ-IGC 2016. From Left to Right- Mr. Herryman Moono EAZ National Secretary with Prof Geda Alemayehu and Dr. Chiselebwe N’gandwe during the EAZ-IGC Economic Outlook Dinner. From left to right- Dr. Dennis Chiwele IGC Country Director, Dr. Oswald Mungule EAZ member and Dr. Chrispin Mphuka EAZ President. Prof. Geda Alemayehu making a presentation during the dinner   by

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ZIPAR-EAZ 2016 Budget Analysis Breakfast Meeting

ZIPAR in conjunction with EAZ organised a 2016 Budget Analysis Breakfast Meeting on 21-10-2015. Mr. Phillipe Masengo EAZ Committe member at the ZIPAR-EAZ 2016 Budget Analysis Breakfast. Mr. Austin Mwange, Deputy EAZ National Secretary (left) and Dr. Chabuka Jerome Kawesha,EAZ Treasurer (centre) at the ZIPAR-EAZ 2016 Budget Analysis Breakfast Meeting on 21-10-2015. Dr. Chrispin Mphuka EAZ President at the ZIPAR-EAZ 2016 Budget Analysis Breakfast Meeting on 21-10-2015 by

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