An investigation into Exportation of “Made in Nigeria” goods as a tool for the development of the Nigeria Economy is a interesting topic. The population for this study consists of all the workers of the Nigeria Export Promotion of the Nigeria Council, Enugu State. Information was gathered using questionnaires form thirty-one employees of which only twenty to them were returned. The finding showed that exportation of “Made in Nigeria” have much role to play in the development of the Nigeria Economy. It also shows that is order to achieve this purpose, incentives should be provide for producers of exportable goods, stiff prohibitive measures restricting export of goods to meet international market standard. Exportation of “Made in Nigeria” goods enhances the standard of living of Nigerians. The so much needed forcing exchange on export. Also, a number of factors restrict the exportation of goods in Nigeria. They include prohibitive tariff, lack of export market etc. The Nigeria export is dominated by a particular product serving as a major foreign exchange and revenue earner. The federal government has many roles to play in strengthening the export sector of the Nigeria economy.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Cover Page = = = = = = = = =i
Title page = = = = = = = = =ii
Approval page = = = = = = == = =iii
Dedication = = = = = = = = =iv
Acknowledgement = = = = = = = =v
Abstract = = = = = = = = = =vi
Table of contents = = = = = = = =vii
Background of the study = = = = = = 1
Statement of the problem = = = = = 2
Purpose of the study = = = = = = 3
Research question = = = = = = = 4
Hypothesis = = = = = = = = 5
The Scope (Delimitation) of the study = = = 6
Significance of the study = = = = = = 6
Definition of Terms = = = = = = = 7
LITERATURE REVIEW = = = = = = 8
Research Design = = = = = = = = 32
Area of study = = = = = = = = 33
Population of the study = = = = = = = 33
Sampling and Sample Technique = = = = 35
Instrument for Data Collection = = = = 37
Validation of Instrument = = = = = = 37
Reliability of Instrument = = = = = = 38
Method of Data Collection = = = = = 38
Method of Data Analysis = = = = = = 39
ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF DATA
Presentation and Analysis of Data = = = = 40
Test of Hypothesis = = = = = = = 51
DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS, RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONCLUSION
Discussion of finding = = = = = = 57
Conclusion of the study = = = = = 59
Recommendations = = = = = = = 59
Implication of the Findings = = = = = 60
Suggestion for further research = = = = 60
Limitations of the study = = = = = = 61
BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
The issue of exportation of goods in Nigeria dates back to the beginning of this century. It importance cannot be over emphasized because it contributed immensely to the development of the Nigeria economy. After the amalgamation of the two protectorates that formed Nigeria in 1914, exportation of goods becomes an economic element but mainly agricultural materials which were semi-finished.
After independence, exportation became the main stay of the Nigerian economy. It stood as the only sources of foreign exchange for the government. Today, it has been developed to a very great extent that it becomes a development stimuli of the economy.
Exportation is the act of making available, goods produced in one nation to other nations. It’s an international trade variable. It is difficult to write a details description of export, it importance and implications because writers have not been interested in this field. The exportation of made in Nigeria goods is in its infancy. This study tends to emphasize the importance of exportation of made in Nigeria goods in order to ensure a fast growing economy. What constitutes export, the benefit of export etc will be taking into consideration.
STATEMENT OF PROBLEMS
Nigeria has been marked as one of the industrialized state in African exporting some of her goods. It has also been showed that agricultural products constituted export in the early stage. From the 1970’s, Nigeria has been known to be endowed with abundant natural resources. Industrial institution has taken the economic sphere of Nigeria.
Despite this great achievement in the Nigeria economy, its has been observed over the years that most made in Nigeria goods as tool for the development of the Nigeria economy. To find out what constitutes Nigeria export and its economic effect.
To find out which reason account for the non-exportation of Nigeria goods. Can the goods be exported and how? These are the problems the researcher is faced with and for which this study will be to solve.
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY
Motivation and the interest for his study is stimulated from the non-exportation Nigeria goods dwindling exports and continued underdevelopment of the Nigeria’s economy.
Specifically the purposes of study are:-
- To ascertain how made in Nigeria goods can be exported
- To ascertain what should constitute export in Nigeria
- To know what caused the n on-exportation of goods in Nigeria
- To know the effect of export on the economy
- To ascertain the factors leading to effective exportation.
The study is faced with the following research questions:
- What constitute export in Nigeria?
- Can other goods be exported?
- How can they be exported?
- Can Nigeria export all her goods?
- Which do you think is not liable to be exported?
- Should Nigeria satisfy all her citizens before exported? Why
- Do you prefer Nigeria exporting only one of her goods to two or more?
H0: Exporting Nigeria goods have a positive effect on the economy development of Nigeria.
H1: Exporting Nigeria goods have negative effect on the economy development of Nigeria.
H0: Tax free the major factor that will help to poster exportation of Nigeria goods.
H2: Tax free the minor factor that will help to poster exportation of Nigeria goods
THE SCOPE (DELIMITATION) OF THE STUDY
The study could have been extended to other areas of study such a level of demand by consuming nations, their economy, world market prices of commodities and such other area as, international relations, economic sanctions etc. But for the purpose of effective study, the researcher have decided to concentrate on the importance of export and its long run effect on the economy.
SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
This study when completed will emphasize the importance of exportation to exports, manufactures and the government.
They will be familiar to the Economic effect of exportation of goods produced or manufactured by them.
They will comet to know how; they can go into the production of goods suitable for export.
Finally, the importance of export will be exposed to every individual as a result of it impact on the general economy.
DEFINITION OF TERMS
- Export: These are goods produced in a country which are not domestically consumed.
- Goods: These are the outcome of production
- Development: This is a change brought to a place as a result of growth in economic activities.
- Economy: The general activities that take place in a given areas
- Foreign Exchange: This refers to the currencies of consuming nation.
- Raw Materials: The early stage of development of a particular thing or place.
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