The technology industry is the most important export industry in Nnewi. Technology companies operate in international markets, attracting income to Nnewi that is paramount to maintaining the welfare state, with operations constituting over 7% of all Nigeria exports.
Nnewi is home to many major indigenous manufacturing industries including Ibeto Group of Companies, Cutix and ADswitch, Uru Industries Ltd,
Nnewi has created a vibrant economy since after the Civil War. In spite of the setback, during and after the Civil War, Nnewi has made a quantum leap with respect to economic development