Nigeria - Thailand - Trade & Business Forum / Expo
According to international economic indices, analysis, facts and figures; Nigeria remains the most attractive investment haven in Africa. The country is endowed with numerous natural resources, massive land mass, large population of over 160 million people, and diverse human capacity, making Nigeria the largest 'ready' market for any potential investor looking towards Africa.
In recent time, the Nigerian government has taken proactive steps by introducing innovative economic policies to further diversify the economy and at the same time simplify the processes for investing in Nigeria through an inspiring economic plan: 'The Economy Recovery and Growth Plan' (ERGP), and Ease of Doing Business.
Thailand, according to the World Bank, is the second largest economy in Southeast Asia, and is recognized as 'one of the great development success stories' in social and development indicators. It is one of the ASIAN countries that has shown great desire to explore investment opportunities in Nigeria; especially in the areas where they have comparative advantage.
It is along this line that Nigeria-Thailand Trade and Business Forum is being organized in order to promote mutual economic growth and development of both countries.
The forum will act as a platform for both private and public sectors from both countries to review policies, exchange ideas, network, conclude business ventures, and review bilateral economic relations.
The forum is a collaborative effort by the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, The Royal Thai Embassy & the Thai Trade Centre in Abuja, Embassy of Nigeria in Bangkok, and Diplomatic Vista.
Objectives of the Event
To highlight and facilitate investment and business opportunities in Nigeria and Thailand.
Provide Platform for business leaders and policy makers from both countries to share ideas, discuss, and build consensus on Business and Investment.
Highlight incentives available in both countries; including funding opportunities and risk managements for purpose of increasing FDI into Nigeria.
Provide the opportunity for Nigerian and Thailand businesses to create effective partnership and collaboration.
To gain knowledge on the thoughts, challenges and aspirations of Thailand business regarding the Nigerian market.