According to a report from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the cost of main petroleum products like kerosene, diesel, and Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) all increased in general in January 2023. In particular, the research demonstrated that the cost of PMS increased by 24.70% month-on-month rising from N206.19 in December 2022 to N257.12 in January 2023.
March 17, 2023
Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 7)
Crude oil prices have sustained upward increases for the past few weeks in October. While upward trajectory of crude oil prices is expected to be sustained in the short term in line with OPECs production cuts deal expected to run until March 2018, it is important to note that crude oil prices would remain volatile. The Nigerian government therefore should take advantage of periods of high revenue from crude oil exports to develop other sectors (such as Agriculture, Manufacturing and Services sectors) of the economy as key exporting and revenue generation sectors, and thus minimize volatility risks