Canadian Manufacturing

Manufacturing Intelligence Spotlight: NIGERIA

Manufacturing Intelligence Spotlights from CanadianManufacturing.com outline key data on the top 21 global export markets.



The biggest opportunities for Canadian companies include key growth sectors, such as: petroleum and petroleum products

GDP: $377.9 billion (2010 est.)

GDP growth: 8.4% (2010 est.)

GDP per capita: $2,500 (2010 est.)

Population: 150,215,573 (July 2011 est.)

Labour force: 1.068 million (2008)

Products: wheat, barley, vegetables, forage crops; sheep, goats, cattle, camels, horses

Industry: construction and construction materials, mining (coal, copper, molybdenum, gold), oil, food and beverages, cashmere and natural fiber manufacturing

Exports: $82.54 billion (2010 est.)

Export Markets: copper, apparel, livestock, animal products, cashmere, wool, hides, fluorspar, other nonferrous metals, coal

Export partners: China (84.8%), Canada (3.6%), Russia (2.7%) (2010 est.)

Trade activity with Canada:

Exports to Mongolia: $25.17M

Major exports to Mongolia: machinery and electrical components ($16.8M)

Imports from Mongolia: $231.7M

Major imports: natural and precious stones and metals, pearls, diamonds, quartz ($230.9M)

Trade Commissioner
Ms. Sarah Josephine Branco
The Deputy High Commission of Canada to Nigeria / Haut-commissariat auxiliaire du Canada à Lagos
4 Anifowoshe Street , Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
(011-234-1) 271-5650/62, 262-2512 /3/5 Fax: (011-234-1) 271-5651/3, 262-2517
sarah.branco@international.gc.ca

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Sources: Export Development Canada , Statistics Canada and The CIA World Factbook

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