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In the year 2018 total export to Nigeria was estimated up-to 26,655.98 USD Million. The export to Nigeria in the year 2017 was valued at 24,622.53 USD Million while now it is 26,655.98 USD Million which is increased by 8.26%.

Following are the goods exported to Nigeria from worldwide :

export to Nigeria
HS Code Product Name Value (USD Million) % Increase
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc 6099.214213 47.6
85 Electrical, electronic equipment 2424.214109 28.2
29 Organic chemicals 659.383359 4.44
72 Iron and steel 729.920122 55.47
90 Optical, photo, technical, medical, etc apparatus 644.704858 96.92
28 Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope 348.548176 5.92
73 Articles of iron or steel 804.17625 10.68
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1632.58634 12.96
62 Articles of apparel, accessories, not knit or crochet 9.59801 41.07
61 Articles of apparel, accessories, knit or crochet 21.231134 114.43

In the table above all the products exported to Nigeria from over the world are mentioned with their HS code and their overall value in USD as per their total demand in the previous year.

These top 10 categories accounts for the 50.17% of imports from Nigeria. Out of the top Nigeria imports mentioned above, Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories thereof reported the greatest increase from 2017 to 2018 via a 6398.68% spike.

China is the major exporter out of 191 countries that supply goods to Nigeria followed by the USA, India and Netherlands as the top importers to Nigeria.

Country Value (USD Million) % Share
World 26655.978778 44.46
China 8347.843563 13.92
USA 3157.948034 5.27
India 2235.976507 3.73
Netherlands 1831.121898 3.05
France 1235.099984 2.06
Germany 1167.14974 1.95
United Kingdom 1086.055517 1.81
Russian Federation 1016.085808 1.69
Rep. of Korea 870.274676 1.45

The above table shows the top 10 importers of Nigeria with their percentage share and the value of their share in USD.

Nigeria imports from 191 countries collectively worth 59,949.44 USD Million. Top 10 countries export to Nigeria contributes 79.41% to the Nigeria overall import.

Major items which are exported to Nigeria are Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc, Electrical, electronic equipment, Organic chemicals, Iron and steel, Optical, photo, technical, medical, etc apparatus . These items together has an export value of 10,557.44 USD Million and shares 39.61% of the total export value to Nigeria.

Here’s a detailed list of all the items exported to Nigeria in 2018.

HS Code Product Name Value (USD Million)
303 Fish, frozen, whole 641.21341
7208 Hot rolled products, iron steel, width greater than 600mm, not cla 430.053739
4802 Uncoated paper for writing, printing, office machines 286.590229
8413 Pumps for liquids 223.397975
8421 Liquid, gas centrifuges, filtering, purifying machine 216.782653
8419 Machinery, non domestic, involving heating or cooling 216.553105
4011 New pneumatic tyres, of rubber 214.164663
8479 Machines nes having individual functions 212.585884
9018 Instruments etc for medical, surgical, dental, etc us 207.739297
7304 Tube or hollow profile, seamless iron steel not cast 148.766836
3920 Plastic plate, sheet, film not cellular, reinforced 144.121746
2922 Oxygen function amino compounds 103.077346
7210 Flat rolled iron steel, greater than 600mm, clad, plated or coate 99.848266
8443 Printing and ancillary machinery 95.881341
8708 Parts and accessories for motor vehicles 84.371351
8501 Electric motors and generators, except generating set 81.641212
302 Fish, fresh or chilled, whole 73.30718
2915 Saturated acyclic monocarboxylic acids, derivatives 73.208729
7216 Angles, shapes and sections of iron or non alloy stee 66.174975
3824 Prepr binder for foundry 64.037034
2905 Acyclic alcohols and their derivatives 53.31901
8433 Harvesting, produce cleaning and grading machinery 45.277614
4805 Uncoated paper and paperboard nes 44.869405
8516 Electric equipment with heating element, domestic etc 38.118083
7318 Screws, bolts, nuts, rivets, washers, etc, iron, stee 33.702337
5402 Synthetic filament yarn(not sewing thread) not retail 31.772044
2918 Carboxylic acids (additional oxygen function), derivs 28.148057
8448 Auxiliary machinery and parts for textile machinery 23.311122
2009 Fruit and vegetable juices, not fermented or spirited 19.797173
2903 Halogenated derivatives of hydrocarbons 16.10943
713 Vegetables, leguminous dried, shelled 13.238265
2933 Heterocyclics, nitrogen hetero atom only, nucleic aci 11.716497
5509 Yarn (not sewing), synthetic staple fibre, not retail 11.250841
4202 Trunks, suit cases, camera cases, handbags, etc 10.167615
2939 Veg alkaloids, their salts, ethers, esters and derivs 10.152151
4002 Synthetic rubber 5.159397
9506 Equipment for gymnastics, sports, outdoor games nes 4.595746
8459 Machine tools except lathes to drill, bore mill threa 3.853101
5407 Woven synthetic filament yarn, monofilament greater than 67dtex 3.848005
7219 Rolled stainless steel sheet, width greater than 600mm 3.792907
7019 Glass fibres, glass wool, and articles thereof 2.801417
6203 Mens or boys suits, jackets, trousers etc not knit 2.711295
6104 Womens, girls suit, dress, skirt, etc, knit or croche 1.705541
2008 Fruit, nut, edible plant parts nes, prepared preserve 1.468121
6302 Bed, table, toilet and kitchen linens 1.205497
6204 Womens, girls suits, jacket, dress, skirt, etc, wove 1.144555
5208 Woven cotton fabric, greater than 85 percentage cotton, less than 200g m2 0.892825
6103 Mens, boys suits,jackets,trousers etc knit or crochet 0.514236
6108 Womens, girls underwear, nightwear, etc knit, crochet 0.296191
304 Fish fillets, fish meat, mince except liver, roe 0.250235

The average demand for following products has upswinged consecutively in the last year.

HS Code Product Name % Increase
93 Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories thereof 6398.68
53 Vegetable textile fibres nes, paper yarn, woven fabri 282.81
46 Manufactures of plaiting material, basketwork, etc. 255.97
26 Ores, slag and ash 197.47
12 Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruit, etc, ne 180.31

According to the above-mentioned data, the export of Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories thereof to Nigeria, has got a boost of 6398.68% in total, Vegetable textile fibres nes, paper yarn, woven fabri got a boost of 282.81% and Manufactures of plaiting material, basketwork, etc., got a boost of 255.97%.

On the other hand, the average demand for the following products has dropped down in the last year.

HS Code Product Name % Increase
2 Meat and edible meat offal -93.63
51 Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric thereof -88.56
27 Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products, etc -86.83
43 Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures thereof -77.47
25 Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement -75.37

According to the above-mentioned data, the export of Meat and edible meat offal to Nigeria, dropped down by -93.63% in total, Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric thereof dipped in demand by -88.56% and Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products, etc by -86.83%.

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Importers and buyers in Nigeria

S. No Company Name Address Country Product Code Product Name
OKWEBURG NIGERIA LTD Nigeria Nigeria 101 Live horses, asses, mules and hinnies
LUKYWAY GENERAL RESOURCES LTD. Nigeria Nigeria 101 Live horses, asses, mules and hinnies
KALIKAMA INTERNATIONAL LTD Nigeria Nigeria 101 Live horses, asses, mules and hinnies
RANONA LIMITED Nigeria Nigeria 402 Milk and cream, concentrated or sweetened
CHI LIMITED 14, CHIVITA AVENUE AJAO ESTATE,APAKUN OSHODI LAGOR,NIGERIA //,Nigeria Nigeria 402 Milk and cream, concentrated or sweetened
WHITEROSE TRADING CO. Nigeria Nigeria 405 Butter and other fats and oils derived from milk
PARDEE FOODS NIGERIA LIMITED Lynson Chemical Avenue, Obio Akpor, Rivers,Nigeria Nigeria 1805 Cocoa powder, unsweetened
MAPA INDUSTRIES . Nigeria Nigeria 1904 Cereal food (roasted, swelled), cooked grain not maiz
ARTEE INDUSTRIES LIMITED Block A-1 Eko Court, Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria,Nigeria Nigeria 1905 Baked bread, pastry, wafers, rice paper, biscuits, et
AMOPAT VENTURES Nigeria Nigeria 1905 Baked bread, pastry, wafers, rice paper, biscuits, et
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People Also Ask

What should I export to Nigeria?

Currently, the best goods to export to Nigeria are Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc, Electrical, electronic equipment, Organic chemicals, Iron and steel, Optical, photo, technical, medical, etc apparatus .

Which are the main countries that export to Nigeria?

Main countries that export to Nigeria are World, China, USA .

What are the most profitable items export to Nigeria?

The profitable exported items to Nigeria are Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories thereof, Vegetable textile fibres nes, paper yarn, woven fabri, Manufactures of plaiting material, basketwork, etc., Ores, slag and ash, Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruit, etc, ne .