Nigeria Economic Chart Park

Export And Its Components

Export and Components (US$ Million)

Sharp drop in export, post-2014Q3

Import and its Components (US$ Million)

Considerable drop in imports, 2016

Export and its Components: In 2015 and 2016Q1, overall export earnings declined significantly to a record low of less than $3000 million in 2016Q1, as against the peak of above $10,000 million in 2008 and 2013. This is largely on the account of falling crude oil price, production and export.

Import and its Components: Overall import declined considerably in 2015 and 2016Q1, due to the scarcity of FOREX and depreciation of the naira which made imports highly expensive.



Monetary Policy Rate

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

Purchasing Managers Index

Purchasing Managers Index: The level of business activities declined sharply in the first half of 2016 on the account of weak economic performance. Particularly, the issues surrounding exchange rates

Net Domestic Credit And Currency In Circulation (CIC):

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 sec

CPI And Its Component And Premium Motor Spirit

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