Nigeria Q3’2022  GDP grew by 2.25% Y-o-Y

•The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) released the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures for Q3 2022, reporting a real economic growth of +2.25% Y-o-Y (Bloomberg’s estimate +2.90%).

•The Q3 2022 growth rate decreased by 1.78% (vs 4.03%: Q3 2021 ) and dropped by 1.29% relative to 3.54% in Q2 2022.

•The reduction in growth is attributable to the base effects of the recession and the challenging economic conditions that have impeded productive activities.

•The Oil sector contracted by –22.67% (Y-o-Y) in Q3 2022 indicating a decline of 11.94% relative to the rate recorded in the corresponding quarter of 2021. In the quarter under review, the same compelling decline was observed, as the oil sector recorded a drop of -10.91% when compared to Q2 2022 which was –11.77%.

•The non-oil sector grew by 4.27% Y-o-Y in Q3 2022,  albeit  lower by 1.18% compared to the rate recorded Q3 2021 and 0.50% lower than the figures recorded Q2 2022, respectively.

•Overall, the Oil sector contributed 5.66% to the total real GDP in Q3 2022, while the non-Oil contributed 94.34% to the country’s GDP in Q3 2022.

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