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The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) was established nepcthrough the promulgation of the Nigerian Export Promotion 

Decree No. 26 of 1976 and formally inaugurated in March, 1977. This act was amended by Decree No.72 of 1979 and further
amended by the Nigerian Export Promotion Decree No. 41 of 1988 and complimented by the Export (Incentives and
Miscellaneous Provisions) Decree No. 18 of 1986.

Furthermore, the Nigerian Export Promotion Council Amendment Decree No.64 of 1992 was promulgated to enhance the
performance of the Council by minimizing bureaucratic bottlenecks and increasing autonomy in dealing with members of the
Organised private sector. The Council has a governing Board drawn from both the Public and the Private sectors.

Our Vision
Make the non-oil export a significant contributor to Nigeria’s GDP

Our Mission
We facilitate exports to promote sustainable economic development

Our Strategy
Our overall strategy is to diversify the productive base of the economy away from oil and to foster market -oriented,
private sector-driven economy.

What We Do

The statutory roles of the Nigerian Export promotion Council are:

  • To promote the development and diversification of Nigerian’s export trade.
  • To assist in promoting the development of export related industries in Nigeria.
  • To spearhead the creation of appropriate export incentives.
  • To actively articulate and promote the implementation of export polices and programs of the Nigerian Government.

Core Activities

  • Trade Information Service
  • Products and Market Development
  • Administration of export and Incentives
  • Human Resources Training and Development on exports
  • Coordination and co-operation with multi-lateral Institution: such as International Trade Center (ITC), United Nations
  • Development Programme (UNDP), World Bank etc.


Contact Address

Corporate Headquarters
1 Lake Taal Close,
Off Aguiyi Ironsi Street,
Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria



+234 (9) 870 7025

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