Ghana's cedi slump felt by consumers

Updated: Sep 17, 2019

  • KASI CCI drops by 6 points

  • Consumer confidence in current economic conditions 3 points lower than last month

  • A dimmed outlook on the economy substantially lowers consumer confidence

Negative movements of individual index scores were recorded for six of seven countries (Ivory Coast being the exception) leading to a major 6 point drop in the global consumer confidence index metric. Ghana has by far recorded the largest decline in CCI with a drop of 16 points and has reached a historical low CCI of -22.

Forthcoming consumer data releases:

  • May 15th: KASI CCI (April data)

Kyel Governor, Junior economist, KASI Insight

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The KASI Consumer Confidence Score (KASI CCI) is a composite index compiled from a seven-questions survey that runs monthly via our consumer polls in the countries covered. The data output is based on fresh, randomly selected representative sample of city dwellers aged 18-64.

Released the first week of every month, the KASI Consumer Confidence Index (KASI CCI) provides a focused view on consumer perceptions in seven African urban centers (Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Tanzania) where most spending in the continent is concentrated. The survey provides a simple measure of consumers’ optimism about their economic prospects in the near term and attitude towards making major purchasing decisions.

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