Nigeria

In-depth country-focused analysis on Nigeria's economic, political and operational risk environment, complemented by detailed sector insight

Our comprehensive assessment of Nigeria's operating environment and the outlook for its leading sectors are formed by bringing together a wealth of data on global markets that affect Nigeria, as well as the latest industry developments that could impact Nigeria's industries. This unique integrated approach has given us an impeccable track-record for predicting important shifts in the markets, ensuring you’re aware of the latest market opportunities and risks in Nigeria before your competitors.

Nigeria Country Risk

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Core Views The defection of 37 members of the House of Representatives from the People's Democratic Party (PDP) to the opposition All Progressives' Congress (APC) deprives the ruling party of its...

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Nigeria Industry Coverage (16)

Agribusiness

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BMI View: Cocoa continues to be the segment with the most pote ntial for growth over the short and medium term in Nigeria. W e hold a bullish view on prices, and government and private...

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Autos

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After a 5.5% drop in sales in 2012 (reflective of the tough macroeconomic environment during the year; the July 2012 flooding and ongoing violence in the country), BMI continues to forecast that the...

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Commercial Banking

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Commercial Banking Sector Indicators Date Total assets Client loans Bond portfolio Other Liabilities and capital Capital Client deposits Other...

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Food & Drink

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BMI View: We continue to maintain our posit ive long-term outlook on the Nigerian economy, and food and drink sector over our forecast period , despite some of the obstacles in the near term....

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Freight Transport

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There will be strong growth across all freight sectors in Nigeria in 2014 and through the medium term. There is growing interest in air freight in the country, from regional and international players...

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Information Technology

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BMI View: The e-commerce sector in Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria is witnessing strong growth as retailers and businesses in other consumer-centric industries take advantage of increasing internet...

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Infrastructure

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BMI View : Nigeria's construction industry has performed above expectations over 2013 which factors in our decision to upgrade our forecasts for real growth in 2014 - now standing at 13% year-...

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Insurance

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BMI View: As of late 2013, it is clear that some of the objectives of the Market Development & Restructuring Initiative of NAICOM, Nigeria's insurance regulator, were overly ambitious....

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Medical Devices

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Espicom I ndustry View: Despite budget constraints, the Nigerian medical device market is exhibiting encouraging growth after several years of stagnation. Virtually all of the market is...

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Oil & Gas

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BMI View: Nigeria's hydrocarbon sector continues to struggle amid a worsening political and business environment. Most recently, Chevron's decision to move out of the OKLNG project signals that...

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Petrochemicals

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Nigeria has the potential to be a major petrochemicals producer in Africa, but is held back by the infrastructural problems and major political challenges, according to BMI's latest Nigeria...

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Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

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BMI View: Nigeria's pharmaceutical market remains attractive this quarter due to the country's positive macroeconomic growth outlook, increasing investment from the private healthcare sector and...

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Power

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BMI View: In a move that indicates Nigeria's power secto r could be on the verge or realising some of its considerable potential, state-owned Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) has...

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Shipping

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Although we are sticking with our view that the Nigerian economy will grow by a robust 7.0% in 2014, we note that downside risks have increased over recent months. Specifically, ructions within the...

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Telecommunications

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BMI View: Despite the dominance of mobile-based voice and data services, BMI believes there are strong growth prospects for next generation fixed network services in the country. Some alternative...

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Water

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BMI View: Nigeria's water sector is severely underdeveloped and there is a distinct lack of legislation and regulation governing the industry. Water infrastructure is also lacking, and the...

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