Metal Ore Mining registers as fastest growing sector in Nigerian Economy in 2023

The latest data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed that the metal ore sub-sector under the mining sector recorded the highest growth rate among all the sectors of the Nigerian economy in the first two quarters of 2023.

In an era when most eyes are on technology and finance, Nigeria’s traditional sectors Metal Ores and Quarrying led the pack, claiming the top spots in terms of economic growth for Q2 2023, according to recent data.

This sector, which includes iron ore, gold, copper, and other minerals, is drawing significant investor attention to Nigeria’s rich geological assets.