Stalled growth, post-2005
Real GDP at 1990 Base Year

Real GDP at 1990 Base Year

The demise of Nigerian manufacturing, post 2014
Real GDP at 2010 Base Year

Real GDP at 2010 Base Year

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.

 

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