Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria ,Godwin Emefiele, and Otunba Richard Adebayo, Minister of Trade and Industry are among top government officials who will attend the 2021 United States – Nigeria Investment Summit.
In the month of September, they will lead a delegation of ministers, governors and key industry leaders to engage the United States government and other key leaders in the economy industry in discussions that will encourage investors to look towards Nigeria’s economic opportunities.
While both countries are making move post-COVID-19, the world is unlikely to return to its former state of normalcy, activities like e-commerce and cross-border data flows have made it necessary for both countries to engage in economic collaborations.
Nigeria’s position as Africa’s largest economy and member of the world’s largest free trade area, Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), has potential to make significant impact in different sectors.
There are expectations that the summit will present the opportunities in Nigeria’s market in the 21st century. The US-Nigeria Investments Summit announced it would hold a global trade and investment event for 2021 in September in direct response to these trends and opportunities.
The organization recently announced a partnership with the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Investment.