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NIPC tracks $5.06b funding half-year

From Franca Ochigbo, Abuja


Nigerian Funding Promotion Fee (NIPC) mentioned $5.06 billion value of investments had been tracked for first half of this yr, 67 per cent lower than the worth of $15.15 billion recorded similar interval final yr.

Its Director Strategic Communication, Emeka Offor, mentioned the decline was attributable to the stress on funding flows, given the unfavorable world financial affect of COVID-19.

Offor mentioned the Fee   tracked a complete of 34 initiatives throughout 16 states, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and the Niger Delta area from January to June, this yr, thorugh its Intelligence E-newsletter.

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The highest locations in the course of the interval had been Kaduna State ($2.61 billion); Lagos State ($221 million), Nasarawa State ($56 million); Ekiti State ($50 million); and Cross River ($15 million).

Equally, the highest 5 sectors had been transportation and storage (40 per cent), data and communication (32 per cent), mining and quarrying (22 per cent) finance and insurance coverage (68 per cent), agriculture (20 per cent), agriculture (six per cent) and finance and insurance coverage (three per cent).

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America was essentially the most lively supply of investments in the course of the interval with 43 per cent of the bulletins.

The opposite main sources had been South Africa (31 per cent), home traders (16 per cent), and United Kingdom (eight per cent).

NIPC’s Intelligence E-newsletter culls Nigerian investment-related information from numerous sources. The report is predicated solely on funding bulletins cited in NIPC’s Newsletters from January to June 2020 and it could not include exhaustive data on funding bulletins in the course of the interval.

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Nonetheless, the Report offers a way of traders’ curiosity within the Nigerian economic system. NIPC didn’t independently confirm the authenticity of the funding bulletins however is engaged on monitoring the bulletins to facilitate their progress to precise investments.

s maintained that the fitting of method (RoW) approvals is past its energy and has mandated all licenses to hunt such approvals from the State or Federal Authorities businesses.

NIPC tracks $5.06b funding half-year

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