Gross Domestic Product And Contribution To GDP
Real GDP at 1990 Base Year
GDP growth in agric. sector relatively flat post-2004
Real GDP at 2010 Base Year
GDP growth in the agric. sector picks up in 2016Q1
Gross Domestic Product: Agriculture Gross Domestic Product growth rate recorded its highest point in 2006Q1 but fell sharply subsequently. Particularly, the slow growth recorded in 2015 and 2016Q1 is attributable to security challenges in the North Eastern part of Nigeria and slowdown of economic activities in the country.
Contribution to GDP: The agricultural sector contributed about 40 percent to overall GDP until the rebasing of the GDP in 2012 bringing the contribution of the agricultural sector below 30 percent. While the agricultural sector remains the second contributor to GDP, its contribution to GDP fell in 2016Q1 is attributable to the seasonal nature of farming.
91-Day Treasury Bills: T-bill rate has highly fluctuated overtime on the account of the rise and fall in investor confidence, monetary policy easing/tightening, governments demand for funds, and infl
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
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
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