Economic and Financial Review


Central Bank of Nigeria


Investments, Foreign investment, Foreign direct investment


This article examines private foreign investment in in Nigeria for the year 1964. The article stressed that the inclusion of commercial banks and insurance companies hitherto omitted, and new companies which came into operation in 1964, resulted in a higher number than the 481 covered in 1964. The response to this inquiry was 62 per cent of the 533 companies contacted. The data in previous reports have also been revised and presented in the following tables: private foreign investment in 1964; flow of foreign private capital by origin; net flow of foreign capital by country 1961-64; private foreign investment of European Economic Community in Nigeria; foreign investment by origin 1962-64; foreign investment in nigeria; analysed by type of activity-1962-64; and foreign investment in the manufacturing sector analysed by type of industry.

Author Bio

The authors are staff of Research Department, Central Bank of Nigeria.

Publication Title

CBN Economic and Financial Review (EFR)





Recommended Citation

Research Department. (1966). Private foreign investment in 1964. Economic and Financial Review. 4(1), 1-7.



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