Nigeria Top 10 Exports in 2019

Filed in Noisemakers by on June 9, 2019

Nigeria’s top 10 exports are highly concentrated accounting for 98.9% of the overall value of the country’s global shipments.

Nigeria Top 10 Exports in 2019

The following product are

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: US$49.8 billion (94.1% of total exports)
  2. Ships, boats: $1.3 billion (2.4%)
  3. Cocoa: $317.5 million (0.6%)
  4. Oil seeds: $274.6 million (0.5%)
  5. Fruits, nuts: $189.3 million (0.4%)
  6. Fertilizers: $169.2 million (0.3%)
  7. Tobacco, manufactured substitutes: $97.2 million (0.2%)
  8. Raw hides, skins not furskins, leather: $93.4 million (0.2%)
  9. Aluminum: $74.2 million (0.1%)
  10. Plastics, plastic articles: $71.4 million (0.1%)

The most in-demand goods shipped from Nigeria 


To ship out goods from Nigeria to USA

The following steps must be adhered to make it easy for you
  • Register with NEPC as an exporter
  • Plan your export
  • Get a buyer abroad
  • Source for your product locally
  • Get your GIT (Goods In Transit) Insurance & transport of good to Lagos seaport
  • Do your pre export documentation
  • Invite SGS or Cobalt to inspect the goods at the warehouse
  • Booking of truck & container from shipping line
  • Loading and sealing of container
  • Transport of container to the seaport
  • Inspection of the container by Custom and other relevant agency
  • Post export documentation
  • Exporter forwards the document to his bank
  • Exporter’s bank forward the documents to the Importer’s bank
  • Importer’s banks transfer fund to Exporter’s bank
  • Exporter’s bank effect payment by crediting the exporter


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Air Freight
  • Transit Time:
    • 4 to 7 business days via our standard shipping.
    • Express shipping – 3 business days.
  • Clearing at the US Port – This typically takes 2 business days to be completed.
Ocean Freight
  • Full Container
  • Less than Container 
  • Transit Time – 6 to 7 weeks.
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  • Invoice
  • Packing list
  • Quality certificate from regulatory bodies in Nigeria.
  • Transport document
  • Insurance certificate
  • Certificate of origin
  • Any other legally required document


  • Draft
  • Covering letter
  • Original Letter of  Credit

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