Central Banks Must Enhance Transparency to Build Trust

(Credit: SochAnam/iStock by Getty Images) March 23, 2023/IMFBlog By Tobias Adrian, Jihad Alwazir, Ashraf Khan, and Dmytro Solohub The Bank of Canada published a detailed summary of its Governing Council deliberations for the first time last month, joining nearly two dozen other central banks in regularly releasing detailed information on monetary policy decisions.  Economic and financial […]

The ICT Sector Remains the Bright Spot of Nigeria’s Economy

March 23, 2023/CSL Research The ICT sector continues to be a major contributor to the country’s GDP growth. According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), The ICT sector grew by 9.76% in real terms in 2022 compared with 6.55% in 2021. The contribution of the sector to real GDP […]

Return to trade surplus in 2022

March 22, 203/Coronation Research The latest report from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in its series on foreign trade in goods shows the total value of trade declined by -4.5% q/q to N11.7trn in Q4 ’22. This is the third consecutive q/q decline recorded. On a y/y basis, it […]