Overseas Market Workshop to Nigeria

Singapore Business Federation’s Africa Business Group (AfBG), together with Enterprise Singapore (ESG) is organising an Overseas Market Workshop to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 21 – 28 July 2019 (travel dates inclusive).

The delegation will be visiting Lagos, Nigeria’s (and also Africa’s) largest city and major financial centre, with one of the largest and busiest ports on the continent. In addition, oil and gas delegates will also visit Port Harcourt, the centre of Nigeria’s oil industry. 

Focus Sectors
Food Manufacturing / Processing, and Associated Value Chain
Oil and Gas
Construction, Real Estate / Infrastructure Development 
Wholesale Trade

Mission Programme Highlights
Gain a first-hand understanding of the market dynamics and emerging sectors, and establish useful business and official contacts through our network of associations and chambers, investment promotion agencies and professional services.
Briefing sessions on the market’s’ latest developments, investment and business opportunities, tax and legal system, industry specific overviews and insights
Meetings and site visits to various local conglomerates and government ministries where relevant
Business matching and networking with members of the respective local business communities, and representatives of the chambers and associations, government ministries, key conglomerates and Singapore companies there


  • 21 July 2019: Depart Singapore for Lagos
  • 22 July 2019: Meetings and Site Visits
  • 23 July 2019: Meetings and Site Visits
  • 24 July 2019: Meetings and Site Visits
  • 25 July 2019: Meetings and Site Visits
  • 26 July 2019: Meetings and Site Visits
  • 27 July 2019: Meetings and Site Visits
  • 28 July 2019: Depart Lagos for Singapore

Please contact Ms Stella Ng (stella.ng@sbf.org.sg  / 6827 6842) to indicate your interest, and to be kept updated on details of the programme and costs.

Key Facts about Nigeria

  • Market – Africa’s largest consumer market with population of 182 million, of which more than 50 percent are under 30 years of age (National Population Commission – Nigeria, 2017)


  • Economy – Africa’s largest economy with GDP of USD539.966 billion (2016), and part of the 15-member 

  • ECOWAS bloc with a consumer market of over 349 million. Considered the commercial hub of Africa, and is among one of the 11 countries on the Next Eleven list – identified as being among the world’s largest economies in the 21st century.


  • Resources – Largest oil producer in Africa (12th largest in the world), holds the largest natural gas reserves on the continent, and is also the world’s 4th leading exporter of LNG.


  • Sectors of Opportunity – Agriculture and Agribusiness; ICT; Financial Services; Manufacturing; Mining; Oil and Gas; Energy / Power; Real Estate; Construction and Infrastructure; Tourism; Transport and General Trade.



7/21/2019 - 7/28/2019

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