Sector Focus

Efficiently Evaluate and Track Africa's Economies


Whether you are interested in African Agriculture, Education or Telecommunication, the Sector Focus package provides in-depth coverage of the sector of your choice.

Direct Access to the Latest Economic Data for Each of 15 Sectors by AFED

Quickly retrieve reliable indicators from local and international sources, standardised in one format.

Agriculture, Fishing & Farming
Automotive & Transportation
Employment, Income & Poverty
Environment & Infrastructure
Financial Sector
Governance, Politics and Violence
Health & Pharmaceuticals
Information & Communications Technology (ICT)
Manufacturing, Retail & Wholesale
Real Estate, Building & Construction
Travel & Tourism

Keep up to Date with Economic Calendars

Use the calendars to keep up to date with forthcoming events from multiple sources.


Economic Data

Be the first to hear about economic announcements including the release of latest GDP figures and changes to interest rate policies

Bond Auctions

Get a list of future auction dates for all government debt securities along with announcements and results data


African Public Holidays

Be notified when banks, stock exchanges and other financial institutions are closed for business

All in the Details

Dive into Africa's Economy with Full Access to the Sector Data

AFED focuses on local sources and complements the data with carefully selected international ones to provide the highest data quality.
Sources include: Central Banks, Statistical Bureaus as well as Intergovernmental Organisations such as IMF and World Bank.
AFED monitors all the data sources daily in order to provide the most up-to-date economic data to its subscribers.

Make Informed Decisions

Data is Reported as Published by the Source

Gain valuable insight from the data's depth, breadth and scope
Display your data visually, using the sophisticated charting functionality
Analyse data always accredited and reported as published by the source

Tailor Economic Data to your Own Criteria

Choose to Receive Economic Data either via:

The Online Platform

FTP Feeds
Country Profile, Sector Focus, Data Hub > Economic Data, Data Hub > Key Interest Rates, Data Hub > Economic Calendar

Application Program Interface(API)

Excel - Directly Query the Economic Data via Excel
Email Alerts (forthcoming)

Click here to download AFED's Service Overview and read more about the Sector Focus