Market Analysis

COVID-19 Rapid Assessment: Impact on the Nigerian Private Sector and Perspectives on Accelerating the Recovery

October 13, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a far-reaching and devastating impact on Nigeria’s economy. This rapid assessment of the COVID-19 impact on the private sector in Nigeria is a supplement to the Nigeria Country Private Sector Diagnostic, which assesses opportunities for and constraints to private sector-led growth. Stakeholders can use the findings of this assessment to consider opportunities to mitigate the impact of the pandemic on the private sector as well as identify new opportunities that could emerge in a post–COVID-19 world to support Nigeria’s recovery from the challenges wrought by COVID-19.