Nigeria Reserve Requirement Ratio

2005 - 2021 | Monthly | % | Central Bank of Nigeria

Cash Reserve Ratio was set as 27.5 % in Apr 2021. Nigeria Reserve Requirement Ratio data updated monthly, available from Nov 2005 to Apr 2021. The data is reported by reported by Central Bank of Nigeria. Foreign Exchange Reserves in Nigeria was measured at 34.8 USD bn in Mar 2021. The Foreign Exchange Reserves equaled 7.6 Months of Import in Dec 2020. Nigeria Domestic Credit reached 114.1 USD bn in Mar 2021, representing an increased of 12.6 % YoY. The country's Non Performing Loans Ratio stood at 11.4 % in Dec 2018, compared with the ratio of 14.8 % in the previous year.

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Nigeria Reserve Requirement Ratio

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
27.5 Apr 2021 27.5 Mar 2021 1.0 Jan 2011 31.0 Aug 2015 % monthly Nov 2005 - Apr 2021

Reserve Requirement Ratio by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Algeria (%) 6.0 Sep 2020 monthly Jun 2006 - Sep 2020
Argentina (%) 41.1 Sep 2020 monthly Apr 1985 - Sep 2020
Armenia (%) 8.0 2019 yearly 2008 - 2019
Austria (%) 1.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 0.5 Apr 2021 monthly May 1993 - Apr 2021
Bahrain (%) 5.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2021
Bangladesh (%) 4.0 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1999 - Apr 2021
Belarus (%) 17.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1998 - Mar 2021
Belgium (%) 1.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
Bolivia (%) 10.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 10.0 Mar 2021 monthly Aug 1997 - Mar 2021
Botswana (%) 2.5 Nov 2020 monthly Feb 2006 - Nov 2020
Brazil (%) 21.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 1994 - Apr 2021
Brunei (%) 6.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2021
Bulgaria (%) 10.0 Apr 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Apr 2021
Cambodia (%) 8.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Jun 2021
China (%) 8.9 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Jul 2021
Colombia (%) 8.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jun 2008 - Apr 2021
Croatia (%) 9.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Cyprus (%) 1.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
Czech Republic (%) 2.0 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1996 - Apr 2021
Ecuador (%) 2.0 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 2009 - Mar 2021
Egypt (%) 14.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Apr 2021
Estonia (%) 1.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
European Union (%) 1.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2021
Finland (%) 1.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2021
France (%) 1.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
Georgia (%) 5.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - May 2021
Germany (%) 1.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
Greece (%) 1.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
Hungary (%) 1.0 Apr 2021 monthly Mar 1994 - Apr 2021
Iceland (%) 1.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jun 1979 - Apr 2021
India (%) 3.5 Apr 2021 monthly Sep 1962 - Apr 2021
Indonesia (%) 3.5 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2021
Iran (%) 10.0 Apr 2021 monthly Mar 2008 - Apr 2021
Ireland (%) 1.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
Israel (%) 6.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Apr 2021
Italy (%) 1.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 3.0 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1993 - Apr 2021
Japan (%) 0.8 Feb 2021 monthly Oct 1980 - Feb 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 2.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jun 2015 - Jun 2021
Kenya (%) 4.3 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
South Korea (%) 7.0 Apr 2021 monthly Nov 1979 - Apr 2021
Kosovo (%) 10.0 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Kyrgyzstan (%) 9.0 Sep 2015 monthly Jan 2007 - Sep 2015
Laos (%) 4.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2021
Latvia (%) 1.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
Lebanon (%) 25.0 Apr 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Apr 2021
Lithuania (%) 1.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2021
Luxembourg (%) 1.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
North Macedonia (%) 8.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2021
Malawi (%) 3.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2019 - Apr 2021
Malaysia (%) 2.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 1959 - Mar 2021
Malta (%) 1.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
Mauritius (%) 8.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 1998 - Jun 2021
Moldova (%) 26.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - May 2021
Mongolia (%) 8.5 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2021
Montenegro (%) 5.5 May 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2021
Morocco (%) 0.0 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1990 - Apr 2021
Mozambique (%) 11.5 Feb 2021 monthly Aug 2011 - Feb 2021
Myanmar (%) 3.5 Apr 2021 monthly May 2011 - Apr 2021
Nepal (%) 3.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 2003 - Apr 2021
Netherlands (%) 1.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
Nigeria (%) 27.5 Apr 2021 monthly Nov 2005 - Apr 2021
Norway (%) -1.0 Jun 2021 monthly Oct 2011 - Jun 2021
Oman (%) 5.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jun 2006 - Apr 2021
Pakistan (%) 5.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 2006 - Apr 2021
Peru (%) 4.0 Apr 2021 monthly Apr 1997 - Apr 2021
Philippines (%) 12.0 May 2021 monthly May 1986 - May 2021
Poland (%) 3.5 Dec 2017 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2017
Portugal (%) 1.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
Qatar (%) 4.5 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2021
Romania (%) 8.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Mar 2021
Russia (%) 4.8 Jun 2021 monthly Jul 2004 - Jun 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 7.0 Apr 2021 monthly Mar 1980 - Apr 2021
Serbia (%) 5.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
Slovakia (%) 1.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
Slovenia (%) 1.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
South Africa (%) 2.5 Apr 2021 monthly Feb 1994 - Apr 2021
Spain (%) 1.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 2.0 Jun 2021 monthly Mar 1997 - Jun 2021
Sudan (%) 18.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2021
Taiwan (%) 4.0 Apr 2021 monthly Dec 1988 - Apr 2021
Tajikistan (%) 3.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Thailand (%) 1.0 Jun 2021 monthly Sep 1997 - Jun 2021
Tunisia (%) 1.0 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1964 - Apr 2021
Turkey (%) 8.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - May 2021
Ukraine (%) 10.0 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2014 - Jun 2021
United Arab Emirates (%) 1.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2021
United States (%) 0.0 Apr 2021 monthly Nov 1980 - Apr 2021
Venezuela (%) 85.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2021
Vietnam (%) 3.0 Apr 2021 monthly Feb 2010 - Apr 2021
Yemen (%) 7.0 Aug 2015 monthly Jul 1995 - Aug 2015
Zambia (%) 9.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -3,910.052 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 76,375.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 18.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (NGN bn) 44,913.220 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (NGN bn) 135,441.460 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (NGN bn) 24,435.680 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Federal Govt Balance (NGN bn) -1,483.930 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Federal Govt Expenditure: Recurrent (NGN bn) 1,720.090 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Federal Govt Revenue (NGN bn) 903.520 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Gross Federation Account Revenue: Oil (NGN bn) 985.570 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Gross Federation Account Revenue (NGN bn) 2,208.100 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Federal Govt Expenditure: Capital (NGN bn) 622.130 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Federal Govt Expenditure (NGN bn) 2,387.460 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Government Debt: Domestic (NGN bn) 16,513.929 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.040 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -2,959.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 2,820.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 11.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 88,212.341 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 1,904.451 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 704.590 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 5,780.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 44.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 965,920.024 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 434,946.956 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 36.075 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 422.719 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2009 - Dec 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 214.635 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,440.816 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2020
Total Trade (NGN mn) 3,263,824.154 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Exports: Crude Oil (NGN mn) 664,897.316 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Exports: Europe: ow Netherlands (NGN mn) 60,277.030 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Exports: Europe: ow UK (NGN mn) 39,434.810 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Exports: America: ow USA (NGN mn) 24,895.523 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Exports (NGN mn) 1,070,267.123 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Imports: Asia: ow China (NGN mn) 757,807.681 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2021
Imports: Europe: ow Netherlands (NGN mn) 93,317.314 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Imports: Europe: ow Germany (NGN mn) 54,563.268 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Imports: Europe: ow UK (NGN mn) 35,761.415 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Imports: America: ow USA (NGN mn) 251,380.868 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Imports: Chemicals and Chemical Products (NGN mn) 355,996.591 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Imports: Manufactured Goods (NGN mn) 237,319.776 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Imports: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants and Related Materials (NGN mn) 124,468.404 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Imports (NGN mn) 2,193,557.031 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Imports: Food and Live Animals (NGN mn) 288,028.657 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Imports: Machinery and Transport Equipment (NGN mn) 958,035.327 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 186.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -3,337.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 775.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 2,426.454 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 125.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 1,616.928 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 32,860.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 7.8 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 310.7 2018 yearly 2008 - 2018
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 0.1 2018 yearly 2008 - 2018
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -8.103 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -85,210.476 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
BoP: CA: Income (USD mn) -683.038 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Assets: Direct Investment (USD mn) -186.940 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Services: Debit (USD mn) -4,098.916 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Current Transfers: Debit (USD mn) -109.402 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods: Credit (USD mn) 7,712.285 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) 0.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Assets: Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -24.669 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Services (USD mn) -2,902.079 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Assets: Other Investment (USD mn) 976.227 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Assets (USD mn) 2,069.202 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Income: Debit (USD mn) -988.819 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: Net Errors & Omission (USD mn) -6,136.341 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Services: Credit (USD mn) 1,196.837 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods (USD mn) -4,231.398 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Current Transfers (USD mn) 6,065.876 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Liabilities: Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 2,426.454 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Income: Credit (USD mn) 305.781 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account (USD mn) 7,886.981 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods: Debit (USD mn) -11,943.683 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Current Transfers: Credit (USD mn) 6,175.278 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Liabilities: Other Investment (USD mn) 1,252.946 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Assets: Reserves Assets (USD mn) 1,304.584 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Liabilities (USD mn) 5,817.779 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
External Debt: Government (USD mn) 32,859.990 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2021
External Debt: Service Payments (USD mn) 194.440 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2018
External Debt: Government: International Capital Market (USD mn) 10,368.350 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
Capital Inflow: Foreign Direct Investment (USD) 52,654,783.060 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 11.4 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 39,751.015 May 2021 monthly Nov 1992 - May 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 94,869.415 May 2021 monthly Nov 1992 - May 2021
M2 Growth (%) 18.7 May 2021 monthly Nov 1993 - May 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 27.5 Apr 2021 monthly Nov 2005 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 34,820.5 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1960 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 8.374 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 6.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 0.062 Jan 2018 monthly Dec 1950 - Jan 2018
Total Deposits (USD mn) 84,213.801 Dec 2019 monthly Nov 1992 - Dec 2019
Total Deposits Growth (%) 2.6 Dec 2019 monthly Nov 1993 - Dec 2019
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 109,182.6 May 2021 monthly Nov 1992 - May 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 14.9 May 2021 monthly Nov 1993 - May 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 11.41 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Sep 2020
Monetary Survey: Liabilities: M3 (NGN mn) 35,345,802.020 Jun 2020 monthly Nov 1992 - Jun 2020
Monetary Survey: Liabilities: Base Money (NGN mn) 13,064,025.440 May 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2021
Monetary Survey: Liabilities: M2 (NGN mn) 38,849,025.370 May 2021 monthly Nov 1992 - May 2021
Monetary Survey: Liabilities: M2: M1 (NGN mn) 16,278,040.690 May 2021 monthly Nov 1992 - May 2021
Monetary Survey: Liabilities: M2: Quasi Money (NGN mn) 22,570,984.680 May 2021 monthly Nov 1992 - May 2021
Non Performing Loans to Gross Loans (%) 9.335 Jun 2019 semiannually Dec 2003 - Jun 2019
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -22.4 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 2015 - Dec 2020

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