National Association of Commerce Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA)
The National Association of Commerce Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) seeks to create a conducive atmosphere for the pursuit of commerce, industry and all other forms of economic activities of interest to the private sector. It serves as a conduit for providing information, promotion, and development on business matters, acting as an interface between business owners and the federal government.
Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC)
TThe Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) is a Nigeria’s primary agency to promote the development and diversification of Nigeria's export trade. It does so by promoting the development of export-related industries through active support of favorable policies and programmes at the federal level, and training and technical assistance to developing businesses.
Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority (NEPZA)
The Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) is the federal agency responsible for promoting and facilitating local and international investments into the 34 licenced Free Export Processing Zones (EPZ) in Nigeria. It administers EPZs, ensuring the establishment of customs, police, immigration, and all necessary legal posts. It works to streamline processes for businesses, and serves as a dispute-resolution mechanism in the case of conflict.
Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM)
The Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM), a federally financed organisation, is dedicated to providing finance for export and import operations in Nigeria. It offers trade advisory services and market information for imports and exporters, as well as credit financing and insurance for exports of Nigerian commodities.
Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA)
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is Nigeria’s federal organization dedicated to safe, secure, efficient, and innovative use of Nigeria’s ports and harbors. The NPA is responsible for maintenance and security of shared areas, implementation and enforcement of port regulations and byelaws, and day to day management of operations. The NPA manages the leasing of activities such as cargo handling, warehousing, and delivery.
Nigeria Shippers Council
The Nigeria Shippers’ Council is to protect and further the interests of shippers importing to and exporting from Nigeria. It is a platform for improving shipping services, monitoring and regulating private and public shipping interventions, and resolving disputes when necessary in consultation with the Nigerian Ports Authority.
Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON)
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) is the national organisation responsible for establishment and diffusion of standards relating to products, measurements, materials and processes, and their promotion at national, regional and international levels. It certifies products in commerce and industry, and oversees quality control at points of sales, import, and export.
Nigeria Trade Hub
The Nigeria Trade Hub provides information about all the Nigerian regulatory agencies, their contact details, process, documents, fees and processing times that an importer or exporter will need to liaise with to obtain the necessary import permits and certificates that are required to ensure compliance. The NTH further provides contact details of organisation linked with trade in Nigeria.