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.
Net Foreign Exchange Flows through the Nigerian Economy: The recent fall in foreign exchange earnings reflects the decline in both oil sector receipts from CBN, and non-oil sector inflows from autonom
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.
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
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