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.
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
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
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
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