Invest in France / Lagos, September 21st 2015

Conference in Lagos by French Ambassador, HE Mr. Denys Gauer, and Mr. Dominique Simon, Head of the Regional Economic Department

International event, “Invest in France” presentations takes place this year in 50 countries in the world and for the first time Nigeria has been chosen to host this event on September 21st 2015 in Lagos at the Eko Hotel and Suites.

Organised by the Embassy of France in Nigeria, this event will be the occasion to present the French market, the recent reforms and measures to better receive foreign investors, and business opportunities for Nigerian investors in France.

World’s sixth largest economy, France is one of the leading destinations for foreign investment, ranked 8th globally in 2014 for FDI stocks received on its soil. There a many reasons for companies to establish themselves in France: a qualified workforce, an attractive tax system, support for innovation and research… A springboard to the rest of Europe, with low set-up costs, France is home to more than 20 000 foreign companies employing a total of more than 2 million people.

His Excellency Denys Gauer, Ambassador of France to Nigeria and Mr. Dominique Simon, Head of the Regional Economic Department, have presented these different opportunities to very few Nigerian companies, selected for their potential interest and willingness to grow quickly and durably in cooperation with our best French companies.

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French Ambassador HE Mr. Denys Gauer discussing investment opportunities in France with Michael Adeniyi Agbolade Ishola "Mike" Adenuga Jr (GLOBACOM, CONOIL, …)
Visit at Eko Atlantic construction site (Group Chagoury). Echo Atlantic is the new city under construction off Victoria Island. Thanks to the support of the Group Chagoury, conference, workshop and diner were hosted in the premises of the Eko Hotel and Suites, one of the most prestigious international hotel in Lagos.
Function at the Commercial Attaché's. Ambassador Denys Gauer (left), M. Tunde Owolabi, Group Head – Retail Banking, First Bank of Nigeria (right) MD, CEO and Business executives from Nigeria and France get together to reinforce economic relationship between the two countries.

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