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Nigeria Records $1.2bn Capital Inflow In Q2 2020

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’s capital inflow dropped by 78.2% in the second quarter of 2020 when compared to Q2 of 2019.

Nigeria Records $1.2bn Capital Inflow In Q2 2020
Nigeria Records $1.2bn Capital Inflow In Q2 2020

The country received $1.29 billion capital importation during this period.

The largest amount of capital importation by type was received through other investment, which accounted for 58.77% ($761.03 million) of total capital imported, followed by Portfolio Investment, which accounted for 29.76% ($385.32 million), and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), which accounted for 11.47% ($148.59 million) of total capital imported in the second quarter of 2020.

The emerged as the top source of capital investment to Nigeria in Q2 2020 with $428.83 million.

This accounted for 33.12% of the total capital inflow in Q2 2020. In terms of destination of investment during the period under review, took the top spot with $1.13 billion. This accounted for 87.30% of the total capital inflow in Q2 2020.

In Nigeria, Lagos state had more capital investment in the period under review.

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