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: Overall capital imported into the manufacturing sector fell deeply in 2015 and has remained low in 2016H1 on the account of present FOREX issues affecting businesses in the sector
Business Confidence Index: After its peak in 2011, business confidence fell sizeably in 2012 as well as 2015Q2. Most recently, BCI has declined to a negative levels in 2016Q1 and Q2. The recent declin
Gross Domestic Product Growth Rate: Growth in the sector which stalled in the second and third quarters of 2015 witnessed a considerable decline in 2015Q4; the stall in growth in 2015 is attributable
Export and its Components: In 2015 and 2016Q1, overall export earnings declined significantly to a record low of less than $3000 million in 2016Q1, as against the peak of above $10,000 million in 2008