Nigeria exports non-oil products worth $2.6bn first half of 2022 — NEPC
Written by City Radio on August 24, 2022
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), on Tuesday said that Nigeria exported over 4. 146 million metric tonnes of non-oil products, worth 2.593 billion dollars from January to June 2022.
The Executive Director of NEPC, Dr Ezra Yakusak, said this while presenting the first half year 2022 progress report to newsmen in Abuja.
According to Yakusak, the figure represents 62.37 per cent increase as against 1.59 billion dollars for the first half year in 2021 and 2020 which stood at 981.442 million dollars, respectively.
The NEPC boss said that of the top 15 exported products in the first half year of 2022, urea/fertilizer recorded 32.49 per cent of total export.
In the same vein, cocoa beans, sesame seed and aluminum ingots contributed 12.65, 7 and 5.07 per cents, respectively.
According to him, some of these products were exported to the Americas, Asia, Europe, Oceania regions and Africa.