The organization that is dedicated to producing financial analysis of the world economy on Tuesday stated through series of tweet that “Nigeria economy is now out of recession and growing strongly in
It stated that “The rate of price inflation remains substantial but continues to moderate in April. The organisation equally opines that “Monthly sales continue to pick up sharply in April.”
See some tweet:
Nigeria: Nigerian Economy Now Out of Recession and Growing Strongly in April. #SMI https://t.co/ZUknLLybaK pic.twitter.com/CEHayXQAWP— World Economics (@WorldEconomics) April 18, 2017
Nigeria: Monthly sales continue to pick up sharply in April. #SMI https://t.co/ZUknLLybaK pic.twitter.com/2yNrd4gBb2— World Economics (@WorldEconomics) April 18, 2017
According to article published in the World Economics, April Sales Managers’ Index (SMI) data suggests that the Nigerian economy is continuing to grow out of the recession which saw 10 months of consecutive contraction in 2016. The Market Growth Index grew to 58.5 in April as the monthly Sales Growth Index ticked up to 56.7, its highest value since 2015 and representative of rapid growth. Price inflation for April, which is tracked by the Prices Charged Index, remained high at 58.7 - indicative of high levels of inflation, however a slowing trend has developed for the past 9 months.Nigeria: Rate of price inflation remains substantial but continues to moderate in April. #SMI https://t.co/ZUknLLybaK pic.twitter.com/VSalvcwrWX— World Economics (@WorldEconomics) April 18, 2017
Panelists have explained that although conditions remain difficult for businesses, they are adapting to the challenges and the recent changes to the Naira’s FX rate are aiding sales transactions. Overall, conditions in Nigeria have improved further over the past month and managers are expressing renewed optimism that the economy will continue to grow and regain strength after the recession.