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.
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 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.
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.
|Date||17 May 2019||Importer Name||Vodaro NIG. Ltd|
|HS Code||0106110000||HS Code Description||Live Primates|
|Gross Weight KG||43||Item FOB Value (NGN)||107433|
|Item CIF Value (NGN)||168863||Import Duty (NGN)||19990|
|Country of Export||United Arab Emirates||Country of Origin||United Arab Emirates|
|Port Name||Abuja Airport|
|Date||25 Feb 2019||Importer Name||Selema Farms Limited|
|HS Code||0301949000||HS Code Description||Matured Atlantic and Pacific bluefin tunas (ThunnusthynnusThunnusorientalis)|
|Gross Weight KG||55700||Item FOB Value (NGN)||14256215|
|Item CIF Value (NGN)||16433258||Import Duty (NGN)||1983089|
|Country of Export||Russian Federation||Country of Origin||Russian Federation|
|Port Name||Apapa Port|