To create enabling environment to stimulate domestic investment and attract foreign direct investment in all sectors of the economy and make Nigeria the most preferred investment destination
To facilitate trade in goods and services and maximize the benefits of international trade through functional bilateral and multilateral trade relations with other countries
To accelerate the growth of the industrial sector and enhance productivity
To boost the development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) as the engine of economic growth .
The execution of the mandate of the Ministry are facilitated through its various programmes such as the Nigerian Industrial Revolution Plan (NIRP), National Enterprise Development Programme (NEDEP), Trade Policy, enabling environment for the promotion of investment, industrialization of the country; etc..