Nigeria Major Trade Partners


Buying and selling are essential for any country to develop its economy and maintain good relations with other nations. The first table below shows top trading partners of Nigeria in terms of export sales (selling), including Liberia, Belgium, and Ghana. The second lists top trade partners of Nigeria regarding import total (buying). That is, most products are imported from these countries to Nigeria.

Nigeria Major Exports

Market Value: 5,263 (millions) – Last Updated: June, 2019

Rank Country (Exports To) Trade Value (thousands) Share (%)
1 Liberia 1,154,818 21.94
2 Belgium 695,167 13.21
3 Ghana 513,191 9.75
4 United States 295,410 5.61
5 Italy 285,241 5.42
6 United Kingdom 284,545 5.41
7 Hong Kong 222,820 4.23
8 Germany 214,261 4.07
9 Netherlands 163,944 3.12
10 France 146,511 2.78
11 Thailand 118,216 2.25
12 China 100,961 1.92
13 Japan 93,304 1.77
14 India 90,688 1.72
15 Albania 83,024 1.58
16 Niger 82,422 1.57
17 Singapore 80,414 1.53
18 Barbados 74,622 1.42
19 Botswana 56,928 1.08
20 Pakistan 52,460 1.00
21 Spain 51,897 0.99
22 Turkey 49,488 0.94
23 Algeria 42,860 0.81
24 United Arab Emirates 40,996 0.78
25 Malaysia 29,812 0.57
26 Brazil 20,818 0.40
27 Greece 16,246 0.31
28 Antigua and Barbuda 15,525 0.29
29 Canada 14,235 0.27
30 Netherlands Antilles 14,195 0.27
31 Swaziland 11,938 0.23
32 Portugal 11,523 0.22
33 Vietnam 10,561 0.20
34 Mexico 9,458 0.18
35 South Africa 9,381 0.18
36 Niue 7,494 0.14

 

Nigeria Major Imports

Market Value: 19,991 (millions) – Last Updated: June, 2019

Rank Country (Imports From) Trade Value (thousands) Share (%)
1 China 3,588,950 17.95
2 United States 1,954,613 9.78
3 Germany 1,553,532 7.77
4 Belgium 1,324,292 6.62
5 United Kingdom 1,006,898 5.04
6 France 975,544 4.88
7 Togo 820,854 4.11
8 United Arab Emirates 726,632 3.63
9 Switzerland 718,073 3.59
10 Japan 701,612 3.51
11 India 656,639 3.28
12 South Korea 642,139 3.21
13 Albania 608,452 3.04
14 Hong Kong 486,127 2.43
15 Italy 465,451 2.33
16 Brazil 410,454 2.05
17 South Africa 361,666 1.81
18 Netherlands 317,725 1.59
19 Ukraine 259,512 1.30
20 Singapore 179,692 0.90
21 Ireland 170,055 0.85
22 Sweden 162,021 0.81
23 Barbados 161,317 0.81
24 Botswana 121,210 0.61
25 Greece 117,968 0.59
26 Russia 108,884 0.54
27 New Zealand 84,662 0.42
28 Antigua and Barbuda 78,231 0.39
29 Lebanon 72,268 0.36
30 Chile 71,845 0.36
31 Turkey 66,926 0.33
32 Israel 63,958 0.32
33 Norway 63,733 0.32
34 Egypt 55,730 0.28
35 Indonesia 46,121 0.23
36 Spain 45,536 0.23