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The role of Nigerian banks in SONCAP

Nigerian Banks act as a middleman between the importer and the Nigeria Customs Services (NCS), and play a key role in the conformity assessment process.

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Merchandise regulated by SON

Learn more about which products are regulated, and which are not regulated, by the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON)

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SON guidelines for the importation of e-cigarettes in Nigeria

The following guidelines, as informed by the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), are relevant for the importation of e-cigarettes into Nigeria.

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Importation of LPG cylinders into Nigeria

The LPG Cylinder is regarded by the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) as a high risk item of import due to its use in gas storage for domestic cooking and several other purposes. For this reason, SON has taken measures to ensure that the item passes through repeated scrutiny before being imported into Nigeria.

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The Harmonized System (HS) Codes

The “Harmonized System (HS)” was created and is administered by the Brussels-based World Customs Organization (WCO). It consists of numerical codes that allow the systematic definition and classification of all goods in international trade, within the tariffs of signatory countries.

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