Nigeria is set to establish a match-making data base for international business interconnectivity and stress-free investments News Agency of Nigeria reports.
According to reports, the 119 Nigeria missions would serve as one-stop shops to spur investments through information sharing and elimination of bottlenecks.
Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama noted that the initiative would enable the country’s products and investors to access the world market easily.
It was also gathered that the initiative would enable foreign investors have unfettered access to informed and genuine information concerning business opportunities in Africa’s largest economy.
The minister explained that the scheme is aimed at promoting exports and enhancing nation’s Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).
“It is a pet project. It is a matching making data base, for our Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and export promotion.
“So this data base will essentially enable any Nigerian business to upload to our data base that could be managed from Foreign and affairs together with the ministry of trade and investment,” he said.
He said all the information needed about what they want to export and investment types would be readily available in all the119 countries where Nigeria has presence.
“I felt that when we have presence in 119 countries it is fantastic advantage to push Nigerian products and businesses in 119 countries.
“So we would like to present a one stop shop to export Nigeria goods.
“And that whenever any business is uploaded in each of their countries they have to seek for partners and match that business person with a partner in that country to put in places a business agreement,” he said.