Nigeria, Japan Set to Develop Bilateral Trade

The Nigerian Association of Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) have expressed confidence on the positive response and willingness by the Japanese companies to partner Nigerian businesses.

The National President of the Association, Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar, revealed that the peculiar challenges of Nigerian business and investment environment like any other developing economies in the world have tremendously improved with numerous opportunities in Agriculture Manufacturing, solid mineral, Oil and Gas, Tourism, Electricity (power) and Telecommunication, held at the Nigeria-Japan business forum in Ikeja, Lagos.

The Director- General of African Affairs in Ministry of Foreign Affair of Japan, Ambassador Yoshifumi Okamura speaking at the event said, in order to promote Foreign Direct Investment, the federal government has strengthened relevant government Ministries and Agencies, Japan is committed to building partnership with Nigeria especially in the area of energy, infrastructure and transport.  He therefore called on the visiting Japanese firms to take advantage of the existing numerous incentives and enter into long-term business relationship with their Nigeria counter parts.