VICE PRESIDENT ELO SOCIAL AFRICA FABIO GRACIANO WITH MINISTER OF STATE NIGERIA
The Minister of State for Industry of the African country, Hajiya Aisha Abubakar, led the Mission and granted an interview to the website DCI (Diário Comércio e industria & servicios). "There are many opportunities for collaboration between Nigeria and Brazil. For us, we are particularly interested in Brazilian knowledge in the area of agriculture, financial services, automotive and civil construction, "said the Nigerian minister.
For the same website, the president of the Brazil Africa Chamber of Commerce (Ecowas Brazil), Silvana Saraiva highlighted the potential of future business and recalled that in 2018 Brazil's trade balance with Nigeria was a US $ 964 million deficit, of exports in the amount of US $ 667 million and imports of US $ 1,631 billion. Among the main products that Brazil sells to Nigeria are raw sugar (56%), buses (17%), tobacco (4.6%) and tractors (2%).
The ECOWAS BRAZIL Executive Secretary, Brazil Africa Chamber of Commerce, the manager of the Nigeria Embassy Ayodele Abayomi Fasoyin and the representative of the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Renato Stancato, also participated in the event.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) expects Africa's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to grow by 4.0% in 2019 and 4.1% in 2020. Data show the importance of this ABRA approach that has opened important contact gates with good future business prospects for animal recycling products across the African continent.