Trade in Niger

Niger was the world’s 134th largest exporter of goods and 128th largest exporter of commercial services in 2021. Export values were $1,211 and $149 million USD respectively. Niger’s top export category was fuels and mining products, followed by manufactures, and agricultural products. In 2020, Niger’s main export destination markets for goods and services trade were to France, Mali and Burkina Faso, with trade representing 36.06 per cent of GDP. In terms of imports, Niger’s import values were $2,741 and $1023 million USD respectively in 2021. Niger’s top import category was manufactures, followed by agricultural products and fuels and mining products. Leading import partners were France, China and the United States. Niger is part of 2 different Regional Trade Agreements, including Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU).
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General Information

This section includes general information on the economy, legal system, official languages and links to additional demographic information.

Official Name

Republic of Niger

Abbreviation

NE

Capital

Niamey

WTO Membership Date

13 December 1996

Legal System

mixed legal system of civil law, based on French civil law, Islamic law, and customary law

Language

French

Number of Time Zone(s)

1

Additional Information

Financial Information

This section includes financial information such as the currency, exchange rate lookup and local banks issuing trade finance.

Currency

West African CFA franc

Exchange Rate

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Contact Information

This section includes contact information for business support organizations and national resources.

Business Support Organizations

  • Agence Nigérienne de Promotion des Exportations

    Trade promotion organization (TPO)

    [email protected]

Government MSME Agency

  • Ministry of Trade

Copyright Offices

  • Niger Copyright Office (BNDA)

  • Ministry of Cultural Revival, Arts and Social Modernization (BNDA)

Industrial Property Offices

  • National Agency for Industrial Property and Promotion of Innovation

  • Ministry of Mines and Industrial Development (AN2PI)

SPS Enquiry Points

Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.

TBT Enquiry Points

Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • Organisme nigérien de contrôle
    Direction de la normalisation, de la qualité et de la métrologie
    Phone: +(227) 20 73 6950

    B.P. 480
    Niamey

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Last Reviewed: June, 2023

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