United States of America’s Investment & Trade Mission to Nigeria
Fourteen prospective investors from the United States of America recently visited Nigeria as part of an investment and trade mission tha t was jointly organised by the Nigerian Embassy in Washington DC, the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) and the United States Government-owned Development Finance Institution, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).
OPIC advances the foreign interests of U.S. businesses by helping them gain footholds in emerging markets. This it does mainly by providing finance, guarantees and political risk insurance.
During their visit, members of the US team met with their counterparts from Nigeria’s business community, relevant Ministers and State Commissioners as well as top management staff of the Bank of Industry.