Trade Agreements: Nigeria

Department for International Trade written question – answered on 13th September 2017.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Kate Osamor Kate Osamor Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how the Government plans to strengthen and promote its trade and investment relationship with Nigeria.

Photo of Mark Garnier Mark Garnier Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for International Trade)

The Department for International Trade (DIT) has regular discussions with the Nigerian Government on trade. We work to improve the business environment and increase business confidence, to promote long-term growth and a diversified economy. The Prime Minister's Trade Envoy to Nigeria visits regularly as part of HMG's coordinated activity to promote our trade and prosperity priorities. My Rt hon Friends the Foreign Secretary and Secretary of State for International Development emphasised the UK’s commitment to strengthen bilateral trade ties further during their recent visit to Nigeria. DIT is organising infrastructure and agribusiness trade missions to the UK in October to highlight opportunities in these sectors.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.