NEPC tasks exporters on competitiveness, AfCFTA readiness
With the operationalisation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Nigerian exporters have been implored to build capacity and be prepared to compete under the free trade area to avoid dumping of goods in the country.
NEPC, NNPC partner on securing Nigeria's methanol processing plant
The Executive Director/ CEO, Nigeria Export Promotion Council, NEPC, Mr. Olusegun Awolowo, has commended the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mele Kyari...
NEPC decries indiscriminate use of pesticide for crop preservation
Mr Olusegun Awolowo, Executive Director, Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), has decried the use of pesticide residue in storing dried beans and other legume crops.
‘Women generate over $5.8m from shea trade in three years’
Women entrepreneurs generated over $5.8 million from Commonwealth support shea trade in the last three years.
NEPC laments backward slide in cocoa production
The Director-General, Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Olusegun Awolowo, has lamented what he described as the backward slide by Nigeria in the production of cocoa. Awolowo, who made the comment while defending NEPC’s 2021 budgetary allocation before the James Fakeye-led House of Representatives Committee on Commerce, said it was shameful that the country still produced…
NEPC, operators seek national carrier to boost non-oil export
While building the capacity of non-oil exporters is key for market penetration, the country needs a national carrier to further improve its chances of entering new markets and deepening non-oil export growth
NEPC targets improved farmers’ capacity for increased market access
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) in an effort to further aid the nation’s economic recovery through the non-oil export sector, has expressed...
FG targets 22 non-oil commodities for export promotion
NAHCO, FOB brace up for new opportunities No fewer than 22 non-oil strategic products have been pencilled in the new export promotion programme of the Federal Government. The initiative is part of the zero-oil plan currently implemented by the Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC), in collaboration with the private sector, and estimated to worth over $150 billion…
‘How to improve market access through voluntary certifications’
To aid improved market access for exporters of processed foods, especially in preparation for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), the Nigerian Export Promotion Council...