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Full List: See Items Banned From FX By Emefiele Restored By CBN



Full List: See Items Banned From FX By Emefiele Restored By CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced the restoration of the 43 items that were banned from accessing foreign exchange (FX).

The announcement was made in a statement signed by Isa AbdulMumin, director of corporate communications on Thursday.

Importers of all the 43 items previously restricted by the 2015 Circular referenced TED/FEM/FPC/GEN/01/010 and its addendums are now allowed to purchase foreign exchange in the Nigerian Foreign Exchange Market,” the statement said.

The CBN reiterates that the prevailing Foreign Exchange (FX) rates should be referenced from platforms such as the CBN website, FMDQ, and other recognised or appointed trading systems to promote price discovery, transparency, and credibility in the FX rates.” The statement said.


Full List: See Items Banned From FX By Emefiele Restored By CBN


This is one of the major actions taken by the apex bank under the leadership of Dr Yemi Cardoso.

Below is Full list of the 43 items Banned By Godwin Emefiele;

1. Rice

2. Cement

3. Margarine

4. Palm kernel

5. Palm oil products

6. Vegetable oils

7. Meat and processed meat products

8. Vegetables and processed vegetable products

9. Poultry and processed poultry products

10. Tinned fish in sauce (Geisha)/sardine

11. Cold rolled steel sheets

12. Galvanized steel sheets

13. Roofing sheets

14. Wheelbarrows

15. Head pans

16. Metal boxes and containers

17. Enamelware

18. Steel drums

19. Steel pipes 20. Wire rods (deformed and not deformed)

21.Iron rods

22. Reinforcing bars

23. Wire mesh

24. Steel nails

25. Security and razor fencing and poles

26. Wood particle boards and panels

27. Wood fiberboards and panels

28. Plywood boards and panels

29. Wooden doors

30. Toothpicks

31. Glass and glassware

32. Kitchen utensils

33. Tableware

34. Tiles-vitrified and ceramic

35. Gas cylinders

36. Woven fabrics

37. Clothes

38. Plastic and rubber products

39. Polypropylene granules

40. Cellophane wrappers and bags

41. Soap and cosmetics

42. Tomatoes/tomato pastes

43. Eurobond/foreign currency bond/ share purchases


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