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KEY EXPORT PRODUCTS AND MARKETS

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Imo Trade & Investment Center,
Pocket Layout, Port Harcourt Road, Owerri,
Imo State, Nigeria



KEY EXPORT PRODUCTS AND MARKETS

These Solid Mineral Products are found in large deposits and quantities at diferents local governments in the state, they therefore constitute Imo key export products.

S/NO

RAW MATERIALS

LOCATION (L.G.A)

INDUSTRIAL USES

1

Limestone

Okigwe

Cement, Hydrated lime, paints, acetylene, fertilizer

2

Clay

Ezinnachi-Okigwe, Owerri, Orlu

Bricks, Ceramics, Catalysts, cement and chemicals

3

Shale

Okigwe

Building and construction, ceramics, pottery, Terrazzo tile, cement decoration, ornamental and other dimension stones

4

Petroleum

Ohaji-Egbema Oguta

Transformer oil, petrol chemicals, wax, plastic gasoline, diesel oil, kerosene, aviation turbine, fuels, burner fuel oils

5

Kaoline

Ehime-Mbano Ezinnachi-Okigwe

Filler in paints and paper industries, adhesives, plastics, oil, textile, rubber, industrial pesticides ceramics materials

6

Lead/Zinc Ore

Orlu, Okigwe

Lead zinc concentrate; lead metal, electrolytic zinc, sulphuric acid, liquefied ash, baking powder

7

Gravel (crushed Lataritic sand

Okigwe, Ehime Mbano, Obowo

Building and construction works

8

Lignite

Orlu, orsu

Tar, pitched waxes, fuel cement, plaster of Paris

9

Gypsium

Okigwe

Cements, Plaster of Paris

10

Black Marble

Okigwe

Terrazo, cement, ceramics and glass industries, chemical, fluid fro pharmaceuticals.

11

Glass Sand

Okwudor (Isu)

Plat sheet Glass, Glass ware