Manufacturers set to improve use of local materials

As part of efforts aimed at encouraging manufacturers to buy locally sourced raw materials to reduce the country’s dependence on importation and foreign exchange.

Manufacturers Association of Nigeria and the Nigerian raw materials research and development council are creating a platform where manufacturers and producers of raw materials further partner to increase the utilization of local raw materials.

The agreed that the country is blessed with abundant raw materials for industrial use and research has proven that about 54.21 percent of the raw materials used by Nigerian manufacturers are imported.

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