Nigeria is an emerging economy with high growth potential. Unfortunately, most of it remains untapped due to many exportable commodities being neglected, as the federal government’s main focus is the exploration and exportation of crude oil. In addition, the government and financial institutions have so far given little or no attention to developing commodity export in terms of policy implementation and export financing, respectively.
Nigeria, with its natural resources, is a nation with high growth potential. Scattered across the country are several solid mineral deposits. Her climate and weather conditions are ideal for cultivating exportable commodities that have high international demand. Ayemibo Bamidele is an avid blogger covering the great opportunities for export in Nigeria, in this issue he covers exportable commodities in Nigeria. Next issue he will explore Financing options for Exporters.