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Chamber projects 30% non-oil trade increase between Nigeria, U.S.

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Sam Ohuabunwa, national president, Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce (NACC), has projected that volume of non-oil trade between Nigeria and the U.S. would increase by 30 percent in 2015.

Ohuabunwa made the projection in Lagos on Wednesday while briefing newsmen on the chamber’s 2013 Trade Mission to the U.S.

“There is no gainsaying that we at NACC remain resolute to creating an enabling environment for promoting cordial business relationships between businesses in Nigeria and the U. S.A.

“To this end, NACC is poised with stakeholders to continue to find means to grow non-oil trade with both nations by 30 percent before the end of 2015.

“A 30-member delegation will be going on a trade mission to the U.S. for two weeks, between April 20 and May 5 to make our projection happen,” he said.

Ohuabunwa said that the trade mission would not only seek improved bilateral trade ties with the Americans, it would help to launder Nigeria’s image, especially against the insecurity confronting her.

 

DANIEL OBI