100+ Profitable & Hot Selling Products To Import Into Nigeria

100+ Profitable And Hot Selling Products To Import into Nigeria
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The import/export business in Nigeria still remains one of the most lucrative industries. As stated in a previous article titled: 100+ Hot-Selling Products You Can Export From Nigeria And Get Paid In Dollars, I segmented and listed 100+ hot selling products any new or existing entrepreneur in the industry can export from Nigeria and get aid in hard currency.

In this article, I’ll be looking at the reverse, and showing 100+ hot selling products entrepreneurs in Nigeria can import and make substantial profits from.

While the importation business in Nigeria is widely touted as high risk and capital intensive, knowing what to import and chasing the right market will determine how successful or not, you’ll be in the industry.

That said, here are 100+ high selling products you can import into Nigeria and make substantial profits from:

See Also: 100+ Hot-Selling Products You Can Export From Nigeria And Get Paid In Dollars


Hot-Selling Non-Oil and Gas Products To Import Into Nigeria

Fashion Items

  • Clothes
  • Shoes
  • Bags
  • Wrist watches
  • Fabrics
  • Hair extensions
  • Cosmetics
  • Jewelry
  • Belts
  • Ties
  • Hats
  • Textiles


Machinery & Parts

  • Recycling machines
  • Farm implements
  • Fumigating machines
  • Vacuum cleaners
  • Generators
  • Generator parts
  • Construction equipment
  • Car batteries
  • Car stereo
  • Vehicle and motorcycle tyres
  • Vehicle and Motorcycle spare parts
  • Car Trackers
  • Sealing machine

See Also: How To Start A Lucrative Plastic Recycling Company In Nigeria (Comprehensive Guide + E-Book)


Beauty Products

  • Skin care creams
  • Lipsticks
  • Eye lashes
  • Eye shadows
  • Foundation
  • Skin cleanser
  • Shampoo
  • Nail extensions
  • Nail polish
  • Powders
  • Perfumes
  • Bath Soap
  • Bath oil
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hair Sprays


Electronic Devices & Accessories

  • Mobile phones
  • Computers
  • Decoders
  • Memory cards
  • Power banks
  • Screen guards
  • Ear phones
  • Video games
  • Cameras
  • Phone screens
  • Scanners
  • Printers
  • Projectors
  • Dish washers
  • CCTV Cameras
  • Electric bulbs
  • Medical & Laboratory Equipment
  • Inverters
  • Solar Panels
  • Electric lamps
  • Insulated wire/cable
  • Refrigerators & Freezers
  • Purifiers
  • Speakers and microphones
  • Washing machines


Food Items

  • Edible oil
  • Maize
  • Tomatoes
  • Wheat
  • Rice
  • Cereals
  • Sugar
  • Strawberries
  • Apples

See Also: 5 Profitable Agricultural Businesses You Can Start In Nigeria Today


Household Items

  • Bedding
  • Cookers
  • Candles
  • Safety Matches
  • Bathroom Accessories
  • Some types of Furniture
  • Children’s toys


Other Products

  • Plastics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Articles of iron or steel
  • Vehicles
  • Motorcycles
  • Tricycles
  • Musical instruments
  • Floor Tiles
  • Building materials
  • Sports items


Hot-Selling Oil and Gas Products To Import Into Nigeria

  • AGO (Automotive Gas Oil)
  • DPK (Dual Purpose Kerosene)
  • PMS (Premium Motor Spirit)
  • Petrochemicals
  • Cooking gas
  • Coal tar oils
  • Coal, solid fuels made from coal
  • Lignite
  • Coke, semi-coke

See Also: 35+ Lucrative Oil & Gas Business Ideas And Opportunities in Nigeria And Africa


To Sum It Up

Just as the export business in Nigeria holds huge potentials for any entrepreneur that chooses to venture into it, the import business also holds amazing benefits for local entrepreneurs, due to the high level of the demand and supply for most types of imported products.

By choosing to import items with a large market demand, you can quickly build a large supply chain, sign long-term supply contracts, grow a profitable business, and in the process, contribute to the reduction of the unemployment rate in the country.


What are your thoughts on these 100+ profitable and hot-selling products you can import into Nigeria? Let me know by leaving a comment below.


Stan Edom
Stan Edom
I'm an entrepreneur with expertise in supply chain management, international trade, small business development, e-commerce, internet startups, renewable energy, and agriculture. I'm also a network engineer, I.T security expert, and computer programmer. In my spare time when I'm not working out at the gym, I try to solve problems people face in their everyday lives with whatever means necessary.

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  1. Always appreciate your effort sir, i had once wrote to you on how to start importation of computers,specifically, laptops.i’m really interested.Thanks

  2. This information is eye opener and on point.
    More strength to your elbow, I hope to start one soon.

    Thank you

  3. this is very interesting, but it would be nice if you write on how to do this from placing demand to receiving the item. need a step by step guide on how to import fabric.

  4. This is a great information not in the opinion most people regard it. I don’t see anything stopping us as Nigerians in producing things and exporting to other countries. This sure comes with some challenges which we all recognise but we got to take a look at the opportunity itself . Nigeria have got all require cash crops and all raw materials and human resources to bring this to reality. This will in diverse ways help our dear country Nigeria

  5. Please I want to start exporting bitter kola and raw cashew nuts in small kilograms, how do I go about it.

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