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 Political risk was one of the dominant discussion themes during BMI's visit to Nigeria in June. Although there was some acknowledgement that the deteriorating security situation is part...

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Nigeria Industry Coverage (16)

Agribusiness

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BMI View: Reports of outbreaks of black pod disease in key southern cocoa-growing states has raised concerns for the 2013/14 mid-crop, but the government appears to have responded quickly in...

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Autos

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Nine months after the Nigerian Automotive Industry Development Plan (NAIDP) was unveiled, the government looks to be reaping the rewards of its strategy to revitalise the Nigerian automotive industry...

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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: Indigenous African IT firms are expanding rapidly to take advantage of growth opportunities the region's budding IT market. This is a positive development for the IT market in Africa...

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Infrastructure

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BMI View : After the rebasing of Nigeria's economy it now represents the largest market in Africa, and relies less on the oil industry for growth than previously understood , but rather...

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

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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. The weak output flows in 2012 and 2013 were the consequence of flooding,...

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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 economy is largely dependent on its Oil and Gas sector. The likelihood of further divestments by international oil companies from the sector creates a downside risk to...

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Power

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BMI View: We have largely maintained our optimistic forecasts for Nigeria's power sector this quarter and forecast annual average growth in electricity generation of 9% through to 2023. W ith...

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Shipping

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Nigerian seaports registered a marginal rise of 0.04% year-on-year (y-o-y) in cargo import and export volumes to 76,886,997mn metric tonnes (mmt) in 2013, compared with 76,855,754mmt in 2012, reports...

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Telecommunications

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BMI View: A s future subscriptions growth in the mobile market would depend on continued price competition and potentially expensive network expansion projects in underserved areas, network...

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Water

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BMI View:   Whil e t here has been a chronic lack of investment in the country's water infrastructure , reforms and development plans implemented under President Goodluck Jonathan are beginning...

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