At a time that the rest of the world is prioritising value-addition, rather than raw materials export, Nigeria and other countries have continued to depend on commodities
Acute shortage of maize and soybean has been identified as the main factor crippling the poultry sector in Nigeria.
With a decline of 6.5 per cent in raw materials import in the first quarter of 2021, manufacturers’ concerns about access to foreign exchange for critical materials needed for local production
To optimise cost and reduce expenditure on importation of raw materials, Nigerian Breweries Plc has embarked on test trials of barley in Kano State and exploring other measures
3 Jul 2020
Utilization of Local Raw-materials in the manufacturing sector increased marginally in the second half (H2) of 2019, attributable to the closure of the country’s land borders by the Federal Government during the period, the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), has said.
18 May 2019
The Federal government has explained how the country would save N3.6 trillion in the next five years from raw materials development. Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, told The Guardian in an interview that the planned economic achievement would accrue from a new government policy that would stop importation of raw materials that could…
24 Dec 2017
The Country Manager of Cassava Adding Value for Africa II (CAVA II) (Nigeria), Prof. Later Sanni has identified inconsistency in the supply of raw materials as a major and critical point for the survival of large-scale industries in the country. Sanni, who stated this during the facilitation and communication skills training programme for Development…
4 Oct 2017
Frank Jacobs in chat with Journalists, explained that though the adopted industrial policy is faulty, the easing recession has led to a gradual shift from such practice by manufacturers in other...