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Welcome to the U.S. Commercial Service, Nigeria

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The U.S. Commercial Service of the U.S. Department of Commerce is a federal government agency dedicated to helping small-to-medium sized U.S. companies develop international markets. Our office, which is located at the American Consulate General in Lagos, Nigeria’s key commercial city, is part of a global network of offices in 100 U.S. cities and 82 countries.

Nigeria is the most populous country on the African continent and also the fastest growing export market in the region. Our experienced Commercial Specialists can help your company identify business opportunities, find local partners, promote your products and services, provide useful market reports and insights as well as give other export related guidance.

New! Under President Barack Obama’s Doing Business in Africa (DBIA) initiative intended to respond to the emergence of African regional economic communities, and work with our partners to deepen integration, reduce barriers to trade and investment, and support existing and new investments by American businesses, the U.S. Commercial Service Nigeria now overseas Gabon and Cameroun under the U.S. Department of Commerce Partner Posts program. Contact us to learn how we can assist you access these markets.


Discover Global Markets: Africa, Middle East & India

At Discover Global Markets: Africa & Middle East you will learn about opportunities in those regions from the U.S. Commercial Service Senior Commercial Officers. During Discover Global Markets: Africa and Middle East, attendees will learn how the U.S. Commercial Service and its public and private sector partners help U.S. exporters:

  • Identify and gain access to new export markets and opportunities
  • Obtain the resources necessary to succeed in foreign markets
  • Leverage government contacts and resources to compete successfully


For more information on how we can help your company succeed in Nigeria, please visit our Services for U.S. Companies page.