50 Hot-Selling Things To Export From Nigeria

50 Hot-Selling Things To Export From Nigeria

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Since the constant collapse of the Nigerian Naira against the US dollar, millions of Nigerians have been clamouring for Made-in-Nigeria goods to export abroad.

The need for Nigerian businesses to look inwards and produce more with local raw materials, human resources, and God’s given minerals.

A nation cannot grow without export.

Therefore, the Nigerian government have over the years been sprinkling manure on the exportation field to grow it further especially the agribusiness.

The reason why we have governing bodies like the Export Promotion Council of Nigeria and NEXIM bank is to paint exportation in a good light so as to make it more attractive to corporate bodies and individuals as well.

Therefore, I made a list of 50 hot selling items that Nigerians can export and make profits.

If you are wondering how to get started with exportation, read my previous blog post on exportation business in Nigeria.

To get started, you need to:

  • Know how the market works,
  • Documentation,
  • Licensing,
  • Port procedures,
  • Legal international protocols,
  • Product sourcing

50 hot-selling things to export from Nigeria to other countries:

Food Items:

  1. Palm Oil
  2. Vegetables (Fresh/Dry)
  3. Melon (Egusi)
  4. Ogbono Seeds
  5. Cashew Nut
  6. Ginger
  7. Garlic
  8. Zobo Leave
  9. Yam
  10. Plantain
  11. Pepper
  12. Cocoa
  13. Bitter Cola
  14. Cola Nut
  15. Garri
  16. Dried Fish
  17. Yam Flour
  18. Cassava Flour
  19. Plantain Flour
  20. Coco Yam
  21. Walnut
  22. Palm Fruit (Banga)
  23. Bread Fruit ( Ukwa)
  24. Aligator Pepper
  25. Local Seasoning
  26. Locust Beans
  27. Beans
  28. Local Rice
  29. Crayfish
  30. Ground Nut
  31. Edible Local Chalks (Nzu)
  32. Sesame
  33. Millet
  34. Soybeans
  35. Locust Beans
  36. Snails/Periwinkles
  37. Crabs/Shrimps



  1. Herbal Products (Medicine/Soap)
  2. Tiger Nuts
  3. Hibiscus  Flower
  4. Moringa Seed
  5. Donkey Skin
  6. Nigerian Made Shoes (Aba Made Shoes)
  7. Nigerian Made Fabrics (Adire, Akwete, Aso Oke, etc.)
  8. Shea Butter


Solid Minerals

  1. Bitumen
  2. Char Coal
  3. Lime Stone
  4. Iron Ore
  5. Lead Zinc
  6. Kaolin


Arts and Craft

  1. Locally Designed Beeds
  2. Home Video/Audio Cds
  3. Locally Published Books
  4. Broom
  5. Locally Made Weaves



The world is look to buy Nigerian-made goods and there is no better time to be in the export business than right now. So take position in the exportation business and profit.


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3 Responses



  2. kelvin


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  3. Liwea E Okang

    What specific goods can be imported to Nigeria? Thanks.

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