The Chamber was pleased to be a partner in The first annual Canada-Nigeria Business & Investment Summit that took place in Toronto on Oct 10-12, 2019.
Nigeria has the highest largest economy in Africa (GDP of $376 billion in 2017) and the largest population (195 million). With an abundance of resources, it is Africa's biggest oil exporter, ranks first in African in farm output and also has the largest natural gas reserves on the continent. Despite some development challenges Nigeria possesses strong business and investment fundamentals and represents a tremendous market opportunity for Canadian companies looking to invest, export products or source imports.
A large delegation of senior business and government leaders participated.
Key industry sectors covered include:
- Solid Minerals
- Health Care
- Power & Alternative Energy
- Technology & ICT
- Education & Training
The summit is organized by Leadership & Governance Canada Inc. and MineAfrica Inc. in collaboration with the Nigeria High Commission in Ottawa.