Nigeria Import Data

Nigeria is located in Africa. The value of Nigeria imports totalled USD 47,369 million in 2019. According to Nigeria trade data, Nigeria ranked 61 in global imports, while 05 in African imports. Go through Nigeria import data to see wider picture of Nigerian import market.


Nigeria Import Data

Nigeria Main Imports

What does Nigeria import? Nigeria’s top import goods are machinery (18.93%), mineral fuels & oils (15.57%), vehicles (11.88%), electrical machinery & equipment (7.85%), optical equipment (7.08%), plastics (3.23%), glass (3.16%), pharmaceutical products (3.07%), cereals (2.75%) and articles of iron & steel (2.12%).

According to Nigeria import statistics, top 10 import products of Nigeria accounted 75.64% to overall value of shipments entered into the country in 2019. The following product groups represent the highest dollar in Nigeria’s import purchase during 2019.

Nigeria import products

Nigeria’s Main Import Partners

Top 5 import partners of Nigeria are China (USD 12,064 million), India (5,698 million), United States (4,680 million), Netherlands (USD 3,493 million) and Belgium (USD 2,376 million).

From a continental perspective, Nigeria imported about half (49.6%) of total goods by value from Asian suppliers. According to Nigeria trade data, another 30% of goods entered from exporters in Europe, while 11.2% arrived from North America. See chart on right to know share in values of Nigeria’s main import partners.

Nigeria import partners

About Nigeria Import Data

Nigeria import data comes in single-side format, in which importers are covered, besides other specific fields such as port, date, HS Code, HS Code description, origin country, weight, value and so on. Every shipment detail is based on Invoices, Import Bills, Shipping Bills and other authorized documents required in import-export business.

We collect Nigeria import statistics from Nigerian Customs, Port Authorities, Shipping & Logistics Companies, Government Bodies, Trade Associations and other social & business networks. Available from Jan 2019, Nigeria customs data keeps you updated on country’s every import activity and helps you take smarter business decisions.

Samples of Nigeria Import Data

Import data of Nigeria covers detailed information on goods which are imported by the country. It also contains shipment details of importers who purchase these goods from foreign countries. Have a look at two samples below to know and understand exact format of data.

Nigeria Import Sample #1
Date17 May 2019Importer NameVodaro NIG. Ltd
HS Code0106110000HS Code DescriptionLive Primates
Gross Weight KG43Item FOB Value (NGN)107433
Item CIF Value (NGN)168863Import Duty (NGN)19990
Country of ExportUnited Arab EmiratesCountry of OriginUnited Arab Emirates
Port NameAbuja Airport
Nigeria Import Sample #2
Date25 Feb 2019Importer NameSelema Farms Limited
HS Code0301949000HS Code DescriptionMatured Atlantic and Pacific bluefin tunas (ThunnusthynnusThunnusorientalis)
Gross Weight KG55700Item FOB Value (NGN)14256215
Item CIF Value (NGN)16433258Import Duty (NGN)1983089
Country of ExportRussian FederationCountry of OriginRussian Federation
Port NameApapa Port

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