Capital Importation And Budgetary Allocation (ITC)
Capital Importation (US$ Thousand)
Investor appetite in ITC, a recovery?
Budgetary Allocation (Billion )
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.
Capital Importation: Since the dramatic decline in 2013, private and government sector investments in the sector have remained low in 2016.
Budgetary Allocation: Budgetary allocations to the transpo
Appropriation Act (Budget): Capital expenditure remarkably increased in 2016 relative to preceding year, on the account of the present governments renewed commitment to infrastructure development.
Monetary Policy Rate: The fluctuations in MPR reflect CBNs intermittent effort to promote growth, stymie inflation or incentivize capital flows. Particularly, the rise in MPR in 2016Q1 was effort to
All-Share Index: In 2016Q1, the decline in ASI was driven by declines in Banking, Insurance, Consumer goods, Oil/Gas, Lotus Islamic, Industrial, AseM, Pension and Premium NSE indices. However, the ASI