Nigerian Capital Importation Q3 2021

Executive Summary

The total value of capital importation into Nigeria in the third quarter of 2021 stood at $1.731.37 million from $875.62 million in the preceding quarter of 2021 showing an increase of 97.73%. When compared to the corresponding quarter of 2020, capital importation as well increased by 18.47% from $1,461.49 million The largest amount of capital importation by type was received through Portfolio investment, which accounted for 70.30% ($1,217.21 million) of total capital importation. This was followed by Other Investment which accounted for 23.47% ($406.35 million) and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) amounted to 6.23% ($107.81 million) of total capital imported in Q3 2021.

Data source: National Bureau of Statistics