Monthly Capital Importation



Period Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI) Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Other Investments
Jun 2020 298,127,969.90 121,386,927.60 0.00
May 2020 19,291,203.77 10,189,963.72 0.00
Apr 2020 67,900,771.23 17,013,104.69 0.00
Mar 2020 361,606,844.54 26,076,416.02 0.00
Feb 2020 1,641,425,483.33 77,253,463.29 0.00
Jan 2020 2,306,442,425.50 110,924,229.50 0.00
Dec 2019 786,516,319.14 130,594,823.06 0.00
Nov 2019 469,169,857.33 54,385,597.60 0.00
Oct 2019 627,896,423.28 72,268,050.44 0.00




Insight

Foreign direct investment capital importation in May, 2020 dropped by 34.76% to $10.19 million, from $17.01 million recorded in April, 2020. Also, foreign portfolio capital importation declined by 71.59% in May, 2020 compared with April, 2020; while other investments capital importation declined by 20.34%. However, in June, 2020, the capital importation of all the three types of investment grew significantly, with foreign portfolio recording a growth more than fiften times compared with the previous month, foreign direct investment recording a growth more than eleven times the previous month, while other investments only increased by 67%.

Of the foreign total capital importation in June, 2020, Shares received the highest, representing $299.33 million, while Construction the lowest, $16.7 thousand.

The United Kingdom and The Republic of South Africa are Nigeria's highest sources of capital inflows in June, 2020 with $283.51 million and $108.81 million respectively.

By destination of investment, only five states, including Abuja (FCT) received capital importation, Anambra; Kano, Lagos and Ogun. Lagos state remains the top destination for capital investment with $683.14 million in June, 2020, while Kano received the lowest, $89.94 thousand.

Data source: National Bureau of Statistics

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