Sesame seeds has been ranked as the most traded agricultural products in Nigeria during the first quarter of 2020. This is according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics under the foreign trade statistics section.
The produce contributed $129.2m (N49.1bn) to Nigeria’s foreign exchange earnings.
Good fermented cocoa beans contributed N35.2bn and superior quality cocoa beans contributed N16.8bn to Nigeria’s exports. Sesame seeds worth N9.8bn, N9.5 bn and N9.3bn were exported to Japan, Turkey and China respectively. Good fermented cocoa beans were exported mainly to the Netherlands (valued at N16.5bn) and Germany (valued at N6.6bn), the report said…
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