Net Domestic Credit And Currency In Circulation (CIC):
Domestic Credit (Billion )
Steadily rising domestic credit
Currency in Circulation (Billion )
Steadily rising money in circulation
Net Domestic Credit: Rising net credit to government and private sector have driven the upward trend in NDC, especially post-2008. In 2016Q1, NDC grew largely on the account of the rise in banking sector credit to the Federal Government, especially through treasury bills and government bonds.
Currency in Circulation (CIC): CIC has mildly fluctuated overtime due to changes in seasonal factors and regular monetary injections/ejection into/out of the economy which leads to changes in CIC vault-cash and currency-outside-banks components. Particularly, the decline in CIC at the end of 2016Q1 is attributed to the decline in the vault cash component of CIC following monetary ejections.
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
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
Capital Importation: Since the dramatic decline in 2013, private and government sector investments in the sector have remained low in 2016.
Budgetary Allocation: Budgetary allocations to the transpo
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