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November 8, 2019
This monthly report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in grains.
November 8, 2019
Monthly report on crop acreage, yield and production in major countries worldwide. Sources include reporting from FAS’s worldwide offices, official statistics of foreign governments....
October 25, 2019
The West African nations of Côte d’Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, and Senegal are home to some of the largest cities in the region...
June 3, 2019
Nigeria’s animal feed sector remains underdeveloped, largely due to high production costs.
May 10, 2019
FAS Lagos (Post) forecasts Nigeria’s wheat imports in MY 2019/20 at 5.6 MMT, up almost 4 percent compared to MY 2018/19 based on growing food, seed and industrial (FSI) usage.
December 18, 2018
Nigeria’s wheat imports in marketing year (MY) 2018/19 are forecast at 5.4 million metric tons (MMT), up 4 percent from the MY 2017/18 import figure of 5.2 million metric tons.
April 17, 2018
Nigeria’s MY2018/19 wheat consumption is projected at 5 million tons, a 5 percent increase over last year’s.
October 30, 2017
Nigeria’s wheat consumption continues to increase as prices of other major locally grown staples remain higher than those for wheat products.
April 11, 2017
Post's combined estimates of Nigeria's MY2017/18 production for wheat, rice, corn and sorghum is set at about 16.3 million tons, representing a slight drop from the current MY2016/17 estimate....
December 14, 2016
In April 2015, Nigeria signed its biosafety bill and established the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA). NBMA functions to regulate the law and provide oversight for utilizing...
November 14, 2016
MY2016/17 imports of wheat, rice and corn, combined, are estimated at nearly 6.8 million tons. Post’s MY2016/17 wheat consumption estimate is noted at almost 4.2 million tons...
April 26, 2016
The Central Bank of Nigeria continues to restrict access to foreign exchange in an effort to reduce rapid spending of U.S. dollars outside of Nigeria.
November 2, 2015
Sub-Saharan Africa’s voracious appetite for imported agricultural goods is a direct result of the region’s robust growth in gross domestic product (GDP) and population.
April 24, 2015
Post estimates U.S. 2015/16 wheat exports to Nigeria at 2.3 million tons, a 17 percent decrease largely due to existing import levies.
November 27, 2014
Nigeria’s wheat demand continues to rise and is attracting more third-country suppliers of inexpensive wheat. Imports for 2013/2014 have been adjusted to 4.55 million metric tons.
November 26, 2013
Nigeria’s food processing sector offers significant market potential and FAS-Lagos can assist interested U.S. food/ingredients suppliers in establishing business relationships with local buyers.
August 20, 2013
A strong economic outlook, growing middle class and surging demand for consumer-oriented foods make Sub-Saharan Africa one of the fastest-growing regions for U.S. agricultural exports.