Nigerian Capital Importation
The total value of capital importation into Nigeria stood at $5,367.56 million in the third quarter of 2019. This represents a decrease of -7.78% compared to Q2 2019 and 87.99% increase compared to the third quarter of 2018.
The largest amount of capital importation by type was received through Portfolio investment, which accounted for 55.88% ($2,999.50m) of total capital importation, followed by Other Investment, which accounted for 40.39% ($2.167.98m) of total capital, and then Foreign Direct Investment FDI, which accounted for 3.73% ($200.08m) of total capital imported in Q3 2019.
By sector, Capital importation by banking dominated Q3 2019 reaching $1,756.83 million of the total capital importation in Q3 2019.
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics