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.
Public Debt Stock and Debt Servicing: Public debt stock has steadily increased overtime; reaching over N12, 000 billion naira by 2015Q4. With the persistent fall in crude oil price and the attendant d
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
Crude Oil Price: Crude oil price attained a historical low of $30.7 in January 2016 largely due to excess global oil supply.
Crude Oil Production and Export: Oil production has continued to fall in
CPI and its Component: Changes in inflation rate has mostly been driven by the Core sub-index component. Precisely, in 2016 Q1 and Q2, the rising cost of import, electricity and transport drove inflat