Nigeria-Turkey Joint Trade Mission in Istanbul, Turkey
The Nigeria-Turkey Joint Trade Mission organized by Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Nigeria, Trade Nigeria Organisation, Transnational Trade, and Commerce Center and Globe Chamber of Commerce and Industry currently to be held in Istanbul, Turkey this year 2019.
The Joint Trade Mission brings together decision-makers and business people from Turkey and Nigeria to strengthen economic ties and create opportunities for trade and investment.
The Joint Trade Mission provides a platform for the business circles from Nigeria to meet with their Turkish counterparts to develop new partnerships which aim to build, produce together, sell what’s produced together and share the profit.
Turkey’s “win-win” approach towards Africa has culminated in the booming economic relationship between the parties. According to organizers, this policy focuses on political equality, transparency, sustainability, and mutual economic development.
The government of Nigeria has highlighted the importance of fostering trade and economic relations between Turkey and Nigeria.
The Turkish minister of Economy, H.E. Nihat Zeibekci, reiterated the friendship Turkey has with African countries, saying that’s why Turkey will do a lot more not only economic and industry but also in the area of security because of terrorism in today’s world.
He said that Turkey will help engage African countries in terms of peace and stability.
The Joint Trade Mission was established as a platform for regular dialogue and consultation between the National Chambers of Commerce, some African Commission, Member States, and other stakeholders to strengthen and promote economic integration.
“Its mission is to defend the interests of the private sector in order to promote its involvement in political decision-making related to the improvement of the business environment and the development of intra-community investment projects.”
Promoting a regional shipping company, to provide reliable and affordable shipping services to economic operators.
There are also reflections in continuing on transport, telecommunication, energy, and housing infrastructure projects, for which the Nigeria-Turkey Joint Trade Mission plans to set up Special Promotion Companies (SPV) with the involvement of technical and strategic partners.
Support for private sector projects as a community enterprise.
The Nigeria-Turkey Joint Trade Mission brings together decision-makers and business people from Turkey and Nigeria to strengthen economic ties and create opportunities for trade and investment.