Nigeria Economic Chart Park

Capital Importation And Budgetary Allocation (ITC)

Capital Importation (US$ Thousand)

Investor appetite in ITC, a recovery?

Budgetary Allocation (Billion )

Prioritizing ITC?

Capital Importation: Given the positive outlook on the ITC sector in the past few years, investments in the sector reached a 10-year peak in 2014. However, the foreign investment fell marginally in 2015 but show resurgence in 2016 possibly indicating investors rising appetite in the ITC sector.

Budgetary Allocation: Budgetary allocation for the sector increased significantly in 2016, signalling government interest in boosting ITC sector performance. Capital expenditure championed budget allocations in the sector, while recurrent spending recorded a slight decline.



Balance Of Trade (Export And Import)

Balance of Trade (Export and Import): With export and, to lesser extent, import declining balance of trade fell deeply in 2015 and, to lesser extent, in 2016Q1.

Net Domestic Credit And Currency In Circulation (CIC):

Net Domestic Credit: Rising net credit to government and private sector have driven the upward trend in NDC, especially post-2008. In 2016Q1, NDC grew largely on the account of the rise in banking sec

Capital Importation And Budgetary Allocation

Capital Importation: Foreign investment into the agricultural sector was relatively flat between 2007 and 2012 but gained unusual momentum in September 2015. The spike in 2015 is likely driven by the

FDI, FPI And Other Investments 2

FDI, FPI and other Investments: The unusual fall in overall capital importation, especially in equity investment, in the late 2015 and early 2016 is attributable to the tougher macroeconomic and finan