Friday September 21 2018
Senegal - Credit Rating at 35.00


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





Thursday September 20 2018
Senegal Balance of Trade at -212.40 CFA Franc Billion


Senegal's trade deficit widened to CFA 212.4 billion in July of 2018 from CFA 141.9 billion in the same month a year earlier. It was the largest trade gap since January, as imports jumped 47 percent year-on-year to CFA 389.4 billion driven by higher purchases of energy and lubricants (317.3 percent); other semi-products (31.6 percent); consumption goods (28.8 percent) and industrial (21.1 percent). Main import partners were: France (13.7 percent of total imports), Nigeria (12 percent), China (9.7 percent), Turkey (6.7 percent) and Netherlands (5.8 percent). Meantime, exports increased 44 percent to CFA 177 billion, boosted by sales of food, beverages and tobacco (35.1 percent); other semi-products (46.2 percent); industrial goods (72.7 percent) and energy and lubricants (248.5 percent). The main export partners were: India (16.5 percent of total exports), Switzerland (11.1 percent), Mali (10.8 percent), Spain (6.9 percent) and Ghana (4.9 percent).





Thursday September 20 2018
Senegal Imports at 389.40 CFA Franc Billion


Imports to Senegal jumped 47 percent year-on-year to CFA 389.4 billion in July of 2018 from CFA 264.8 billion in the same month a year earlier. Imports were driven by higher purchases of energy and lubricants (317.3 percent); other semi-products (31.6 percent); consumption goods (28.8 percent) and industrial (21.1 percent). Main import partners were: France (13.7 percent of total imports), Nigeria (12 percent), China (9.7 percent), Turkey (6.7 percent) and Netherlands (5.8 percent).





Thursday September 20 2018
Senegal Exports at 177.00 CFA Franc Billion


Exports from Senegal increased 44 percent year-on-year to CFA 177 billion in July of 2018 from CFA 122.9 billion in the same month a year earlier. Exports were boosted by sales of food, beverages and tobacco (35.1 percent); other semi-products (46.2 percent); industrial goods (72.7 percent) and energy and lubricants (248.5 percent). The main export partners were: India (16.5 percent of total exports), Switzerland (11.1 percent), Mali (10.8 percent), Spain (6.9 percent) and Ghana (4.9 percent).





Tuesday September 18 2018
Senegal Export Prices at 156.40


Export Prices in Senegal increased to 156.40 in July from 153.80 in June of 2018.





Tuesday September 18 2018
Senegal Terms Of Trade at 125.10 Index Points


Terms Of Trade in Senegal decreased to 125.10 Index Points in July from 126.30 Index Points in June of 2018.





Tuesday September 18 2018
Senegal Import Prices at 125.00


Import Prices in Senegal increased to 125 in July from 121.80 in June of 2018.





Monday September 17 2018
Senegal Mining Production at 26.50 percent


Mining production in Senegal increased 26.50 percent in July of 2018 over the same month in the previous year.





Monday September 17 2018
Senegal Industrial Production MoM at 3.10 percent


Industrial Production in Senegal increased 3.10 percent in July of 2018 over the previous month.





Monday September 17 2018
Senegal Industrial Production at 12.30 percent


Industrial production in Senegal rose 12.3 percent year-on-year in July of 2018, following a 5.1 percent increase in the previous month. It was the biggest gain in industrial output since October last year, as production of chemicals rebounded (29.6 percent compared to -17.9 percent in June). Also, output advanced faster for construction (10.0 percent compared to 6.4 percent); energy (4.9 percent compared to 3.4 percent) and mining (26.5 percent compared to 2.3 percent). On the other hand, output fell for paper (-1.3 percent compared to 73.1 percent) and dropped further for manufacturing (-12.4 percent compared to -10.8 percent). Additionally, production of food increased slowed (2.8 percent compared to 39.8 percent). On a monthly basis, industrial output went up 3.1 percent, after declining 4.6 percent in June.