U.S. Trade with Nigeria in 2022

Export Market Rank
#38 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$633.51 Million
3-Year Average
$610.33 Million
Compound Average Growth
-5.53% (2013-2022)
Total Export Value 2013 - 2022
Export Value by Commodity 2022

Top 10 Exports to Nigeria in 2022

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Wheat $478.35 Million 1.18 Million $477.8 Million -50%
Ethanol (non-bev.) $61.14 Million --- $41.46 Million 475%
Food Preparations $24.36 Million 4,526 $16.98 Million 137%
Wine & Related Products $19.75 Million --- $15.18 Million 146%
Fish and Seafood $12.82 Million 9,443 $14.68 Million -23%
Other Intermediate Products $10.85 Million 7,902 $6.57 Million 216%
Distilled Spirits $6.24 Million --- $2.52 Million 24%
Essential Oils $3.7 Million 326 $2.58 Million 799%
Dairy Products $2.24 Million 706 $7.17 Million -79%
Tobacco $2.08 Million 721 $6.56 Million -80%

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Data and Analysis

Nigeria has taken an increasingly active role in biotechnology research and development in Africa – spurred by the solid support of the Government of Nigeria (GON). In September 2022, Nigeria hosted regulators from Mozambique and Ethiopia to learn more about Nigeria’s biotechnology regulatory experience.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Nigeria: Grain and Feed Update

Nigeria wheat millers are diversifying their sources of wheat import due to the Russia-Ukraine crisis. FAS Lagos (Post) estimates wheat imports for MY 2022/23 at 6 million metric ton (MMT), a 3 percent reduction from last year’s Post estimate. Meanwhile, insurgency and floods in the northern part of the country greatly impacted corn and rice production respectively.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Nigeria: Oilseeds and Products Annual

Nigeria continues to strive for self-sufficiency in oil palm production. Currently, production remains stable. Meanwhile, demand for palm oil outweighs supply. Nigeria meets the supply gap in oil palm through imports from Malaysia, China, and Côte d’Ivoire.

News and Features

USDA will invest $178 million in seven international development projects on four continents to support U.S. government priorities including promoting climate-smart agriculture, facilitating trade and addressing the root causes of migration in Central America.
February 22, 2022
Export Sales Announcement

Export Sales to Nigeria and China

Private exporters reported the following activity: 132,000 MT of soybeans for delivery to China during MY 2022/2023 and 120,000 MT of hard red winter wheat for delivery to Nigeria - 60,000 MT is for delivery during MY 2021/2022 and 60,000 MT is for delivery during MY 2022/2023.
WASHINGTON, January 21, 2021—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity: Export sales of 136,000 metric tons of soybeans for delivery to China during the 2020/2021 marketing year; Export sales of 163,290...

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