Nigeria List of prohibited imports Updated

Filed in Noisemakers by on June 9, 2019

Nigeria List of prohibited imports Updated: Noisemakers according to Export gov made a list of all the goods that are prohibited  and restricted from being exported to the country. Nigeria imports from India, China, United Kingdom, United States etc, diverse kinds of goods and products

Nigeria List of prohibited imports Updated

List of prohibited imports in Nigeria

  1. Live or dead birds including frozen poultry.
  2. Pork, beef, bird’s eggs, excluding hatching eggs
  3. Refined vegetable oils and fats (includes mayonnaise).   Crude vegetable oil is NOT banned from importation.
  4. Cane or beet sugar
  5. Cocoa butter, powder and cakes.
  6. Spaghetti/noodles.
  7. Fruit Juice in retail packs.
  8. Waters,
  9. Bagged cement.
  10. Medicaments as indicated below:
    • Paracetamol tablets and syrups;
    • Cotrimoxazole tablets and syrups;
    • Metronidazole tablets and syrups;
    • Chloroquine tablets and syrups;
    • Haematinic formulations; ferrous sulphate and ferrous gluconate tablets, folic acid tablets, vitamin B Complex Tablets (except modified released formulations).
    • Multivitamin tablets, capsules and syrups (except special formulations);
    • Aspirin tablets
    • Magnesium trisilicate tablets and suspensions.
    • Piperazine tablets and syrups;
    • Levamisole tablets and syrups;
    • Clotrimazole cream;
    • Ointments – penicillin/gentamycin;
    • Pyrantel pamoate tablets and syrups; and
    • Intravenous fluids (dextrose, normal saline, etc.).
    • Waste Pharmaceuticals.
  11. Cotrimoxazole tablets and syrups;
  12. Fruit Juice in retail packs.
  13. Furniture, but excluding
  14. Intravenous fluids (dextrose, normal saline, etc.).
  15. Levamisole tablets and syrups;
  16. Live or dead birds including frozen poultry.
  17. Magnesium trisilicate tablets and suspensions.
  18. Medicaments as indicated below:
  19. Metronidazole tablets and syrups;
  20. Mosquito Repellant Coils.
  21. Multivitamin tablets, capsules and syrups (except special formulations);
  22. Ointments – penecilin/gentamycin;
  23. Paracetamol tablets and syrups;
  24. Piperazine tablets and syrups;
  25. Pork, beef, birds eggs, excluding hatching eggs
  26. Pyrantel pamoate tablets and syrups; and
  27. Refined vegetable oils and fats (includes mayonnaise)
  28. Rethreaded and used Pneumatic tires
  29. Sanitary Wares of Plastics and Domestic Articles and Wares of Plastics
  30. Soaps and Detergents in retail packs only.
  31. Spaghetti/noodles.
  32. Telephone Re-charge cards and vouchers.
  33. Used compressors and used fridges/freezers.
  34. Used Motor Vehicles above fifteen (15) years from the year of manufacture.
  35. Waste Pharmaceuticals.
  36. Waters, including mineral waters and aerated waters containing added sugar or sweetening matter or flavored, ice snow, other non-alcoholic beverages and beer and stout (bottled, canned or otherwise packed, but excluding energy or health drinks (liquid dietary supplements

Also read: Nigeria Top 10 Imports in 2019

The Nigeria Customs Service Headquarters is located at:
3 – 7 Abidjan Street, Wuse Zone 3,
P.M.B. 26, Zone 3, Abuja – FCT
Tel: +234 (0) 9 4621597, +234 (0) 9 4621598, +234 (0) 9 4621599
Fax: +234 (0) 9 5234694
E-mail:  info@customs.gov.ng; pro@customs.gov.ng

The Nigeria Trade Hub can be reached at:
Tel: +234 (0) 8100112600
E-mail:  support@nigeriatradehub.gov.ng
http://www.nigeriatradehub.gov.ng/

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