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: Investment in the oil and gas sector has remained low since 2009. However, investments into the sector fell more deeply in 2015, on the account of persistent global and domestic c
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.
FDI, FPI and other Investments: Portfolio investment has continued to fall rapidly since 2014, while FDI inflows remain subdued since 2010
External Reserve: External reserve picked up from its year-2000 level below $10,000 million to above $60,000 million in 2008. However, the external reserve fell deeply in 2010/11 and even further in 2