2023 Revised Import Prohibition List: Trade Items banned from being imported into Nigeria

The Federal Government has released a revised import prohibition list (Trade) for the year 2023.

This disclosure is contained in a circular (HMFBNP/MDAs/circular/2023FP/04) issued by the Federal Ministry of Finance Budget and National Planning, FMFBNF to all Ministries, Departments, and Agencies on April 20, 2023, informing them of the new developments.

According to the circular sighed by the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, the 2023 revised import prohibition list came with the inclusion of used motor vehicles above 12 years from the Year of manufacture; Paracetamol tablets Syrups; Cotrimozazole tablets and Syrups; Metronidazole tablets and Syrups and Chloroquine tablets and Syrups.

Also included on the list are Folic acid tablets; Vitamin B Complex tablets (except modified release formulations); Multivitamin tablets, capsules, and syrups (except special formulations); Aspirin tablets (except modified release formulations and soluble aspirin).

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Others are Magnesium trisilicate tablets and suspensions; Piperazine tablets and syrups; Levamisole tablets and syrups; Ointments penicillin/gentamycin; Pyrantel pamoate tablets and syrups; Intravenous Fluids (Dextrose, Normal Saline, etc); Waste pharmaceutiques; and Mineral or chemical fertilisers containing the three fertilising elements nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium (NPK)

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Complete list of trade Items banned from being imported into Nigeria

See also 2023 FPM and Tariff Amendments.