Barring any final minute adjustments, over 30 Belgian corporations will go to to carry conferences with Nigerian companions and authorities officers.
The go to comes forward of the forthcoming Belgian Commerce Mission to Nigeria which can maintain between sixteenth to twenty first October 2022 in Abuja and Lagos.
The Belgium, Luxembourg, Nigeria Chamber of Commerce is the Embassy’s associate, and is taking part within the mission.
Nigeria’s Ambassador to Belgium, Mr Obinna Onowu, in 2021 whereas internet hosting members of Belgium Luxemburg Nigeria Chamber of Commerce (BLNCC) mentioned Nigeria just isn’t solely a serious funding hub in Africa, however the largest financial system in Africa.
Onowu described as spectacular the 5.01% progress recorded within the second quarter of 2021, 92% of which was from the non-oil sector.
Based on him “the current administration has labored tirelessly to diversify the financial system past oil by creating alternatives for funding within the non-oil sector particularly within the areas of agriculture, ICT, well being, manufacturing, development and different sectors with constructive outcomes. Buyers in Belgium and Luxemburg ought to see Nigeria as their vacation spot.”
Additionally whereas presenting his Letters of Credence to Grand Duke Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg in October final yr, Ambassador Onowu confused the necessity to deepen bilateral relations between Nigeria and Luxembourg, particularly within the areas of Commerce, Schooling, Well being amongst others.
The primary organiser of the Commerce Mission is Flanders Funding and Commerce (FIT), which is likely one of the areas in Belgium.