The National President of the Nigerian Association Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, Dele Kelvin Oye, has called for deeper collaboration between Nigeria and Spain to expand the $4bn trade value between the two countries.

This was disclosed in a statement made available to The PUNCH over the weekend.

The NACCIMA boss during a courtesy visit to the Spanish Ambassador, Juan Sell, stated that Nigeria and Spain had enjoyed a long-standing relationship, spanning several decades, which had resulted in increased trade and investment opportunities between the two countries.

Oye said,” Our two nations have enjoyed a long-standing relationship, spanning several decades, which has resulted in increased trade and investment opportunities between our countries. The current trade between Nigeria and Spain is valued at over $4bn, and there is still room for more growth and development in the future.

“As we look at the current trade agreements, I would like to call for a deeper collaboration between us, geared towards the expansion of trade opportunities building on the current MoU with the Spain Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Services and Navigation.”

According to him, NACCIMA will continue to work with traders, entrepreneurs, and investors in order to provide the necessary support structure for Nigerian businesses looking to invest in Spain, and vice versa.

Noting the unique contributions of Spain to the global economy, Oye noted that beyond the economic benefits, Spain had made several unique contributions to the world, including boasting of some of the world’s most exquisite architectural designs, ranging from famous landmarks such as the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, La Alhambra in Granada, and the Royal Palace of Madrid.

Oye claimed that those accomplishments were a testament to Spain’s diverse cultural heritage and contribution to the world.”

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