The Ministry of State for Industry, Trade and Investment has stated that the volume of trade between Nigeria and Poland has leaped to over N23 million in two years.
Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Kenneth Kobani, who noted that Nigeria was on the profit side, stated that the country gained trade surplus with Poland to the tune of N1,217,368,639 and N24,979,876,388 in 2011 and 2013 .
He stated this during a meeting with Polish Deputy Minister for Economy, Andrzej Dycha at the ministry’s headquarters in Abuja.
Kobani said the government has made tremendous effort to open Nigeria’s economy to both local and foreign businesses to invest in all sectors of the economy.
“Poland had made tremendous stride over the year and Nigeria had also made giant stride. Poland represents a type of country Nigeria want to do business with. Your effort and reforms which have benefitted your citizens are desirable to be copy for Nigeria to consolidate and achieve her dream of largest economy in the continent,” he said.
He however added that there is room for enhanced trade related activities through diversifications and development of specific industrial parks with both countries.