Nigeria Economic Chart Park

Monetary Policy Rate

Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) (%)

Pushing up interest rate, post-2011

Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) (%)

Public and private sector CRR unified in 2015

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 rein on double digit inflation and compensate investors for attendant losses in investments, at the time.

Cash Reserve Ratio: Public sector and private sector CRR was unified in March 2015 in response to unwholesome practices amongst banks which had adverse consequences for prudential management, liquidity and credit to the private sector. The unified CRR was raised at the end of 2016Q1, in an effort to tighten liquidity in the banking system and rein on inflation.



Crude Oil Price

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

External Reserve

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

Gross Domestic Product Growth Rate And Contribution To GDP (Transport Sector)

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

Money Supply And Lending Rate

Money Supply: On a month-on-month basis, growth in M2 have accelerated overtime; reaching over N20,000 billion by April 2016. The rise in M2 at the end of 2016Q1 reflects the fast-paced rise in aggre