Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd).
(CFR) Comptroller-General of Customs
Welcome to the Nigeria Trade Hub. The Nigeria Trade Hub(NTH) is your introduction to international trade in Nigeria. It is mainly a portal for you the importer or exporter to get correct information to enable you make your decisions about doing business in Nigeria.
NTH provides information about all the Nigerian Regulatory Agencies, their contact details, processes, 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.
NTH also has a searchable Document Library providing all the necessary downloadable documents relevant to trade in Nigeria, from Official Publications to Legal Information, Regulatory Documents and Customs Procedures.
Tools of the NTH include The HS Code Classification Tool – an intuitive tool that assists the Importer with the correct classification of their products for both import and export. Once the correct HS Code for an importation product is obtained, the tool provides the necessary regulatory information about the product including Regulating Agencies, Control Measures, Prohibition Status, ETLS status depending on the Country of Origin, Document Requirements, Related Duties and Fees and Processing times. For export products, the exporter on selection of the Country of Export is presented with the Exportation Country’s Market Access information including the relevant HS Code and the rates of duty it will attract upon entry.
Other Useful Tools include The Duty and Fees Calculator, The CPC Code Directory and the Currency Converter.
The Nigeria Trade Hub was initiated and developed by Nigeria Customs Service as part of its modernisation efforts to help simplify and reduce the time and cost of doing trade business in Nigeria.
We hope you do find the information portal useful and look forward to receiving your feedback.