Nigeria - Country Commercial Guide
Market Opportunities

Overview of best prospect sectors, major infrastructure projects, significant government procurements and business opportunities.

Last published date: 2023-06-05

Nigeria has many capable businesspeople eager to form partnerships with U.S. counterparts. The U.S. Commercial Service, located at the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos, is Nigeria’s front-line U.S. trade agency. Its professional team of American Commercial Officers and Nigerian Commercial Specialists is ready and willing to support U.S. companies interested in this promising market. The Economic Sections at the U.S. Embassy in Abuja and at the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos are similarly ready to provide support and advocacy for U.S. business. Opportunities exist in Nigeria for U.S. exporters, including in the following key sectors:

  • Aerospace
  • Agricultural products and equipment
  • Automobiles, trucks, buses, and equipment
  • Construction and earth-moving equipment
  • Education and training
  • Electricity and power generation equipment
  • Franchising
  • Healthcare services and medical equipment
  • Information and community technology and equipment
  • Oil and gas equipment
  • Security and safety equipment