Capital Importation And Gross Domestic Product Growth Rate And Contribution To GDP
Real GDP at 1990 Base Year
Stalled growth, post-2005
Real GDP at 2010 Base Year
The demise of Nigerian manufacturing, post 2014
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 and discouraging investors.
Gross Domestic Product Growth Rate and Contribution to GDP: Growth in the manufacturing sector fell drastically in 2015 due to capital and forex controls introduced by monetary authorities to moderate the downward pressure on the external value of the Naira. The sector also witnessed further decline in 2016Q1 largely driven by contractions in oil refining, cement, food and beverage and tobacco production.
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
Capital Importation: Given the positive outlook on the ITC sector in the past few years, investments in the sector reached a 10-year peak in 2014. However, the foreign investment fell marginally in 2
Gross Domestic Product Growth Rate: The growth performance of the Oil and Gas sector has been unsteady throughout years and declined most significantly in 2015Q4, following a positive growth recorded
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