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Petrol still retails at N145 per litre, says PPPRA

Petrol, kerosene, gas imports gulp N760bn in Q1 – NBS

The petroleum products imports statistics have revealed that Nigeria spent N760.44 billion importing petrol, kerosene and gas in the first quarter of 2017. The...

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China concludes zero tariff plan for African imports  

Chinese government has set zero tariff for imported products from the African continent, saying that Nigeria and other African countries will in addition, benefit from...

South Africa suspends meat imports from Brazil

South Africa suspends meat imports from Brazil

South Africa has suspended some meat imports from Brazil citing a scandal in the South American country’s meat processing industry, the Department of Agriculture,...

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Ogbe: Govt saves $5m daily from ban on rice, wheat imports 

The Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbe yesterday in Kano said the policy on the ban of importation of rice and wheat has enabled the country to save $5 million...

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Govt saves $5m daily from ban on rice, wheat imports

The Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbe yesterday in Kano said the policy on the ban of importation of rice and wheat has enabled the country to save $5 million...

Imports at top US container ports set to rise despite situation in Washington

Imports at top US container ports set to rise despite situation in Washington

Despite developments in Washington, imports at the major US retail container ports should see double-digit year-over-year increases for the next two months as a growing...

Tomatoes

Nigeria imports 189.5 metric tonnes of tomato paste in 12 months

Nigeria imports not less than 189.5 metric tons of tomato paste and sauce in the last 12 months, an expert has said. The expert, Duro Kuteyi, food manufacturer at...

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Imports, exporters decry FG food price control task force

A section of importers and exporters in the country have decried the setting up of a task force on price control by the Federal Government, saying the government does...

Steel scrap imports by India tumble 34% in September

Steel scrap imports by India tumble 34% in September

The latest statistics released by the Directorate General of Commerce Intelligence and Statistics under India’s Ministry of Commerce indicate that the...

Nigeria imports processed tomatoes worth N15bn yearly

Nigeria imports processed tomatoes worth N15bn yearly

Nigeria is losing over N15bn annually to importation of processed tomato. The Deputy Director, Procurement at the National Research Institute for Chemical Technology...

A welcome ban on land border car importation

Clearing agents seek 3 months grace over ban on vehicle imports through land border 

  The Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), Seme Chapter, on Friday urged the Federal Government to grant a three-month grace period before...

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2017 Budget: Buhari says Nigeria will become less dependent on imports 

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration was determined to ensure a departure from dependence on imported goods to locally made products....