November 28, 2022



Constancy Financial institution deepens exporters’ capability in Abuja, host entrepreneurs

Constancy Financial institution Plc – has as soon as once more demonstrated its devotion to spice up the amount of non-oil exports within the nation because it just lately hosted entrepreneurs throughout the North-Central geopolitical zone of Nigeria to the thirteenth version of its Export Administration Programme (EMP 13) in Abuja.

The occasion which was a five-days intensive programme, held between Monday, 18 and Friday, 22 July 2022 at Novare Central, Wuse Zone 5 within the nation’s capital. It featured insightful displays from main consultants within the nation’s export trade together with regulators, teachers and businessmen.

Talking on the EMP, the Divisional Head, Export and Agriculture, Constancy Financial institution Plc, Isaiah Ndukwe mentioned, “We launched the EMP in 2016 with the target of serving to Nigerian companies pivot to exports. Since then and in partnership with the Lagos Enterprise College and the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), we now have hosted 12 editions of the coaching. We’re delighted by the suggestions from clients and non-customers which have benefited from the initiative particularly the uptick of their enterprise efficiency after collaborating within the programme.”

It could be recalled that Constancy Financial institution launched a sequence of sensitization programmes to drive non-oil exports throughout the nation in February this yr. Tagged, “The CBN RT200 FX Sensitisation Seminar”, the workshops featured displays from consultants within the exports house on how companies can reap the benefits of the Central Financial institution of Nigeria’s (CBN) drive to boost $200billion in international change earnings within the subsequent three to 5 years by way of non-oil exports. Until date, the financial institution has hosted the seminars in Kano, Akure, Jos and Benin-Metropolis -in partnership with the Edo State Funding Promotion Workplace (ESIPO) and GIZ.

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“Identical to our CBN RT200 FX Sensitisation seminars, our EMP initiative is pushed by our imaginative and prescient of creating exports as a strategic enterprise pillar given the immense alternatives it bodes for our clients and the nation’s economic system. We have now subsequently turn out to be the go-to financial institution for established and budding export companies. Contributors in EMP 13 have learnt the way to listing their merchandise on world e-commerce platforms like Amazon, the mandatory documentation for exports, the way to reap the benefits of export-oriented insurance policies, amongst a bunch of insightful discussions”, defined Ndukwe.

Making a case for Nigerian companies to embrace non-oil exports on the opening ceremony of the coaching, Dr Ezra Yakusak, Govt Director/CEO of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), who was represented by Mr Babatunde Falake, Director, Worldwide Export Workplace, NEPC mentioned, “Latest developments in our nationwide economic system and certainly the worldwide economic system have made it clear to us that extra emphasis ought to now be laid on export of our huge sources if we should survive as a nation. It’s unlucky that Nigeria, having been blessed with sources in agriculture, stable minerals, leisure trade, artistic arts, Data and Communication Expertise, vogue and naturally manufacturing, has continued to depend on export of crude oil as the main supply of international change.”