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
Date12-02-2019Port NameAbuja Airport
Importer NameAlifig International LtdHS Code9015800000
HS DescriptionOther instruments and appliances for Surveying not specified in 9015Gross Weight KG83
FOB Value NGN401938FOB Value USD1108.06
CIF Value NGN535320CIF Value USD1475.77
Total Taxes NGN35337 Total Taxes USD 97.42
Country of OriginUnited KingdomChapter90
Heading9015Sub Heading901580
Nigeria Import Sample #2
Date12-09-2019Port NameApapa Port
Importer NameChi Dan Apex LinkHS Code5202990000
HS DescriptionCotton waste (including yarn waste and other)Gross Weight KG5000
FOB Value NGN2837015FOB Value USD7821.08
CIF Value NGN3153736CIF Value USD8694.22
Total Taxes NGN381197 Total Taxes USD1050.88
Country of OriginChinaChapter52
Heading5202Sub Heading520299

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