Nigerian Indonesian Investment and Trade Forum

In a bid to further strengthen economic ties and facilitate international business connections between Nigeria and Indonesia, a high-profile delegation from the Nigerian Indonesian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (NICCI) embarked on a significant visit to the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC). Led by its President, Mr. Ishmael Balogun, the NICCI delegation convened with the Executive Secretary/CEO of NIPC, Aisha Rimi, on Friday, 15th of March 2024.

NICCI, as a private non-profit association of business and professional individuals, operates with the core objective of serving as a pivotal voice and link between Indonesian businesses and Nigeria. Additionally, the organization endeavors to promote business through various events and festivals aimed at benefiting the community at large.

The longstanding relationship between NIPC and NICCI underscores the mutual commitment to fostering international business connections and promoting economic cooperation between Nigeria and Indonesia. During the courtesy call, discussions revolved around NICCI’s forthcoming 3rd edition of the Nigerian-Indonesian Investment and Trade Forum, scheduled to take place on June 3rd, 2024, at the prestigious Transcorp Hilton in Abuja, Nigeria.

Themed “Indonesia Meets Nigeria: An Opportunity for Expansion of Bilateral Investment and Trade,” the forum is poised to be a significant platform for fostering partnerships and exploring investment opportunities between the two nations. With over 90 Indonesian corporations and their Nigerian counterparts expected to participate, the event will encompass various sectors of the economy, including Agriculture, Renewable Energy, Oil and Gas, Manufacturing, Digital Economy, Mining, Health, Transportation, Defense, and Trade.

The NICCI delegation sought NIPC’s collaboration and support towards ensuring the success of the upcoming forum, highlighting the pivotal role of government agencies in facilitating such initiatives. Notably, industry experts and government officials from both Nigeria and Indonesia are expected to be in full attendance, underscoring the significance of the event in fostering bilateral cooperation and economic growth.

As preparations for the 3rd Nigerian-Indonesian Investment and Trade Forum gain momentum, stakeholders remain optimistic about the prospects of deepening economic ties and harnessing the vast potential for mutually beneficial partnerships between Nigeria and Indonesia. Through collaborative efforts between organizations like NICCI and NIPC, the stage is set for a dynamic exchange of ideas, innovations, and investment opportunities that will contribute to sustainable economic development in both nations

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