Sector : Dairy

Region Africa

Destination Market: Nigeria

Information : Nigeria

COUNTRY NAME: Nigeria

 

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2018(million): 10

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2017 (€million):  9 

RANKING BY VALUE IN 2016 (€million): 13

 

TRADE:

For 2018, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 43,531 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €77.3 million to Nigeria.

For 2017, CSO data indicate that Ireland exported 45,912 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €95.1 million to Nigeria. 

For 2016, CSO estimates indicate that Ireland exported 37,443 tonnes of dairy produce with a value of €68.7 million to Nigeria.

 

PRODUCT: In recent years, the typical products exported to Nigeria were as follows;

  • Butter,
  • Buttermilk Powder,
  • Cheese,
  • Fat Filled Milk Powder,
  • Fat Filled Powder,
  • Infant Formula,
  • Milk Powder,
  • Skimmed Milk Powder,
  • Whey Powder,
  • Whole Milk Powder.

 

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: Trade in dairy products to Nigeria from Ireland is on the basis of the following certificate types;

  • Certificate of Manufacture and Free Sale for Nigeria.
  • Applicants select from MPD's Menu of Statements to satify country requirements. However, custom and usage have set some precedents.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTSFood Exports Dairy - Key Requirements (doc 37Kb) .

 

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION

 

CONTACT POINTS: dairyexportcerts@agriculture.gov.ie