The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) is the Federal Government of Nigeria’s apex institution for promoting development and diversification of exports. NEPC has over the years worked to achieve its mandate by e.g.:
- coordinating and harmonising export development and promotion activities in the country
- taking the lead in all national export programs
- interfacing with international trade agencies on cooperation and capacity building
NEPCs CEO leads a Senior Management Team of directors and heads of departments. Together they provide strategic programmes and operational direction to a staff of 475 people. The council has its headquarters in Abuja. To ensure national coverage, NEPC operates via one regional office in each of the six geo-political zones. These regional offices supervise Export Assistance Centers and Smart Offices in 20 states.
To make the world a market place for Nigerian non-oil products.
To spearhead the diversification of the Nigerian economy by expanding and increasing non-oil exports for sustainable and inclusive economic growth.
Diversify the productive base of the Nigerian economy away from oil and foster market-oriented, private sector-driven economy through market oriented export products development.