This page displays a table with Nigeria Imports By Category in U.S. dollars, according to the United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade.



Nigeria Imports By Category Value Year
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $16.14B 2021
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $7.40B 2021
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $3.44B 2021
Electrical, electronic equipment $3.08B 2021
Cereals $2.74B 2021
Plastics $2.53B 2021
Pharmaceutical products $1.36B 2021
Articles of iron or steel $1.15B 2021
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $1.11B 2021
Sugars and sugar confectionery $980.09M 2021
Miscellaneous chemical products $964.63M 2021
Iron and steel $930.41M 2021
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $867.73M 2021
Organic chemicals $794.82M 2021
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $688.06M 2021
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $655.19M 2021
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $503.46M 2021
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $451.90M 2021
Rubbers $371.35M 2021
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $371.09M 2021
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $368.66M 2021
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $365.37M 2021
Aluminum $339.74M 2021
Miscellaneous edible preparations $324.84M 2021
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $259.77M 2021
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $253.34M 2021
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $247.48M 2021
Aircraft, spacecraft $236.55M 2021
Manmade staple fibers $210.35M 2021
Fertilizers $206.58M 2021
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $180.78M 2021
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $166.19M 2021
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $146.52M 2021
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $130.01M 2021
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $125.64M 2021
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $113.89M 2021
Ceramic products $108.12M 2021
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $105.07M 2021
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $103.15M 2021
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $94.82M 2021
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $94.67M 2021
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $92.71M 2021
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $87.61M 2021
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $84.37M 2021
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $72.40M 2021
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $70.74M 2021
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $69.42M 2021
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $69.33M 2021
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $63.11M 2021
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $59.36M 2021
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $58.67M 2021
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $53.48M 2021
Glass and glassware $51.45M 2021
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $50.80M 2021
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $49.21M 2021
Manmade filaments $44.21M 2021
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $43.54M 2021
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $33.76M 2021
Copper $31.42M 2021
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $30.32M 2021
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $25.16M 2021
Lac, gums, resins $21.49M 2021
Zinc $21.44M 2021
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $20.22M 2021
Cotton $18.74M 2021
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $17.32M 2021
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $16.52M 2021
Toys, games, sports requisites $14.85M 2021
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $13.31M 2021
Silk $10.50M 2021
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $10.08M 2021
Photographic or cinematographic goods $8.44M 2021
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $8.19M 2021
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $4.46M 2021
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $4.17M 2021
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $3.76M 2021
Clocks and watches $3.70M 2021
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $3.48M 2021
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $3.22M 2021
Headgear and $3.06M 2021
Ores slag and ash $2.55M 2021
Knitted or crocheted fabric $2.53M 2021
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $2.51M 2021
Nickel $2.33M 2021
Products of animal origin $2.02M 2021
Cork and articles of cork $1.60M 2021
Live animals $1.29M 2021
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $625.48K 2021
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $546.69K 2021
Tin $538.67K 2021
Meat and edible meat offal $396.71K 2021
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $259.12K 2021
Lead $167.53K 2021
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $134.95K 2021
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $112.25K 2021
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $37.29K 2021
Commodities not specified according to kind $1 2016




nigeria Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 838687.50 582548.30 2177553.08 -975441.14 NGN Millions [+]
Current Account 5069.28 2633.55 10383.67 -6676.40 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.80 -4.20 32.80 -18.70 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 1669497.80 2051814.00 2518686.57 167.88 NGN Millions [+]
Exports 2508185.26 2634362.27 2805449.70 322.93 NGN Millions [+]
Terms of Trade 101.15 101.05 160.25 49.48 points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -1590.20 -182.50 3084.90 -1590.20 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows 3070.33 -784.77 20302.97 -15439.95 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 21.37 21.37 21.46 21.37 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 1014.00 938.00 2475.00 675.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
External Debt 40064.79 39969.19 40064.79 3287.73 USD Million [+]
Non Oil Exports 523614.84 454173.94 1450442.90 29675.90 NGN Million [+]
Oil Exports 1984570.42 2180188.34 2209623.00 46192.00 NGN Million [+]
Remittances 4941.04 5147.40 6270.24 3373.09 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 8.23 8.42 9.12 3.86 [+]