US  Unfolds Business Expansion Initiative for Nigerian Businesses, Others

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By Obinna Chima

The United States Chamber of Commerce yesterday explained that it recently established U.S-Africa Business Centre has the potential to build lasting prosperity for Nigerian businesses, as well businesses in other African countries and Americans, through job creation and entrepreneurial spirit.

The Director for Policy in Africa at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Leila Ndiaye, who said this in an interview with THISDAY in Lagos, while speaking about the U.S-Africa Business Centre, pointed out that the centre would help companies mitigate business risks through advocacy and access and by identifying investment opportunities.

Ndiaye noted that the biggest obstacles to economic engagement across Africa was the unknown and perceived risks.

According to her, a lot of Nigerian businesses are already members of the centre just as she urged more companies in Nigeria and other countries on the continent to come on board.

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