Nigeria imports ceramic products worth $900 million annually. Ceramic tiles imports account for over $500 million of the import, and are projected to reach $2.1 billion by 2025.
A Professor of Ceramics Engineering, Patrick Oaik-hinan, gave the figure on the side-line of the launch of Oaikhinan Ceramics Foundation in Lagos, to improve ceramic penetration and skills upscale in the country.
He lamented that despite her growth potential for ceramics, Nigeria’s ceramics import bill remained huge, attributing this to erosion of the vibrancy of ceramics manufacturing in the country…
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