An Analysis of Nigerian Seaborne Trade (Dry Bulk) and the Demand for Transport.



The research project deals with the size, structure and trend of Nigerian International seaborne trade, although with emphasis on dry bulks. Facts and figures about the geographical distribution of the seaborne trade and its cargo type by packaging were presented for a 10 years research period (1996-2005) with comments on the trend of Nigerian’s seaborne trade over these years. The researcher was able to analyze these, with the aid of the expo-facto scientific research design using secondary data for the demand for transport within the various selected regions of the world. The result reveals that there were most frequent shipping routes between Nigeria-USA region, this was followed by the Nigeria-Asia region trading with larger volume. And demand for transport is therefore greatest within these regions!

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