Finance continues to grow
Financial Intermediation sector accelerated in the third quarter of 2017, posting
8.6 percent growth. This was higher than the 8.5 percent growth recorded in the previous year. The performance was largely due to Banks and Non-banking financial institutions which grew by 10.3 percent and 7.8 percent respectively. On the other hand, Insurance decelerated to 6.2 percent growth, while Activities Auxiliary to Financial Intermediation posted 4.9 percent growth during the period.