Tradan Global Imports – Commodity – Sugar

Sugar Importation and exportation Nigeria – Lagos

Import and export of sugar in Lagos Tradan Global Company works directly with local producers in Lagos to offer the best quality sugar from several refineries and at the best price in the whole market. We act at all stages of the import and export process making your purchase of sugar in Nigeria more profitable and less bureaucratic.

What we do – sugar export industry Lagos

The Tradan Global Company works to be the number 1 company in Lagos in the suggar exportation area. We have trade representative in all world and a special trade and tax conditions to Lagos.

Access to the best suppliers

We have access to the best input producers in all Lagos. We work in direct connection with major industries and the most modern ports around the world.

Easy Documentation

Documentation is always a vital part of sugar imports and exports. Our specialists will facilitate all the paperwork and bureaucratic part.

Lagos natural quality

The quality of Lagos sugar is known worldwide. With top quality and extreme abundance the sugar industry in this country is an international pole.

ICUMSA 45 sugar and others

The variety of sugar-related inputs in Lagos is huge. Tradan Global Company is a pioneer and has been working directly with local producers for years.

Protected and regulated transaction

The import and export of sugar requires specific tax documentation from a financial institution and the government. Our company makes the whole process easier for you.

Global reference in exports

The focus on imports and exports in Lagos does not come overnight. It is many years of relationships cultivated to reach the top.

Generating New Ideas. Solving Big Problems

To operate in the sugar market, which is one of the most competitive and relevant in the world, requires years of expertise. Leave it to Tradan Global Company’s export specialists.

Sugar power in Lagos

Imports: With annual imports of $337.3 million in 2018, Nigeria is one of sub-Saharan Africa’s largest importers of sugar, second only to South Africa,. A closer look at consumption, however, shows that of the three largest importers, Nigeria’s sugar consumption per capita ranks lowest at 7 kg a year. Raw sugar is provided by imports from countries such as Brazil and India.

Farming: According to the NSDC, Nigeria’s total annual production from domestically grown raw sugar stood at 14,918 metric tonnes in 2017. This accounts for just 1% of total production. Sugar is primarily grown in Northern Nigeria where the weather and soil condition is most conducive.

Key players own farms across the country which supply their refineries with raw sugar. Dangote Sugar operates three plantations: Savannah (32,500 hectares) in Adamawa State, Lau Tau (30,000 hectares) in Taraba State and Tunga (60,000 hectares) in Nassarawa State. All produce from the farms is processed by the refinery located in Adamawa, while the Lagos State refinery processes imported raw sugar. The refined sugar is then stored in warehouses in Kano, Oyo, Lagos, Anambra and Borno states. Golden Sugar operates one 10,000-hectare plantation in Niger State, with one refinery in Lagos State. BUA Group owns two plantations, Lasuco in Kwara State and Bassa in Kogi. Both plantations have a total size of 70,000 hectares. The company’s two refineries are located in Lagos and Port Harcourt with a combined installed capacity of 1.44 million metric tonnes per annum.

A small fraction of domestic sugar cane is contributed by two main outgrower associations: Savannah Sugar and Oyo Sugar-cane Processors. These associations are made up of independent small-scale farmers, whose products are then sold to the key players.

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