Nigeria Economic Update Issue No.31

The first heading: Solid minerals sector discusses the data from the NBS on mining and quarrying in Nigeria and show an increase in the quantity of solid minerals produced in 2017. Under the following heading: Commodity Report - Nigeria’s crude oil exports rose slightly in July 2018, following four months of decline. The next heading: Purchasing Managers’ Index and under Stock Market : it is stated that the Nigeria Stock Exchange market traded on a negative note in the month of July 2018, even as the market was down/bearish for 13 days out of the 22 trading days. Finally the quarterly and monthly indicators are listed under the heading: economic snapshot.