IAdvisory Seminar: Nigeria- Opportunities & Challenges

Apr 20, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (GMT+8) IE Singapore Office - Little Red Dot Seminar Room 230 Victoria Street, Bugis Junction Office Tower, Level 10
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Nigeria is the 8th most populous country in the world, with a young and growing population of close to 190 million. Given its demographic profile, the consumption potential of the Nigerian market is huge and diversified; with growth over the last five years being driven by expansion in agriculture, telecommunications and the services sectors.

Other business opportunities within the market come from the FMCG sector, services to support Nigeria’s offshore oil production, education and technology. Join us for this seminar to discover the market’s opportunities and nuances of doing business in Nigeria. 

Seminar Highlights: 
  1. Market knowledge and enhanced business prospects by gaining the latest insights on the Nigerian market
  2. Outlook for certain promising sectors and trade & investment opportunities available to Singapore companies
  3. Sharing of company experiences on doing business in Nigeria
  4. Networking opportunities with like-minded businesses

*subject to change without prior notice
9.00amRegistration and Networking
9.30amWelcome Remarks   
Mr G. Jayakrishnan, Group Director for Middle East and Africa Group, IE Singapore
9.40amAddress by Acting Nigerian High Commissioner  
H.E. Mrs Zainab Tani Zakari-Awami
9.50amMarket Overview: Nigeria    
Mr Ian Lee, Centre Director for Accra OC, IE Singapore
  • Macroeconomic overview
  • Key economic drivers
  • High-potential sectors
10.20amIncentives, laws and tax regime on foreign investments in Nigeria
Ms Yewande Sadiku, CEO, NIPC
10.50amNetworking Tea Break
11.10amBriefing on rules and regulations for exporting and business set-up in Nigeria
11.40amPanel Discussion- Business & Investment Environment in Nigeria
Moderated by:
Mr Ian Lee, Centre Director for Accra OC, IE Singapore
  • Navigating government policy
  • Trade financing
  • Managing risks
  • Validating partners and clients
12.30pmSeminar End

Who Should Attend: 
Business owners, key decision makers and business development managers with an interest in Nigeria

IAdvisory Seminar: Nigeria- Opportunities & Challenges

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