Under the slogan Open Doors to West Africa, a two-day meeting with a delegation from Nigeria was held at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Katowice on 22-23 May.




Representatives of the Department of Bilateral Trade, of the Taraba Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines & Agriculture TACCIMA as well as well as Nigerian and Polish entrepreneurs had the opportunity to present their own companies, and network and meet individually B2B. Members of the delegation also discussed the mutual attractiveness of both markets and export potential with representatives of the Metropolia GZM and the Marshall Office of the Silesian Voivodeship.






The meetings were attended by Dr Tade Omotosho, President of the Nigerian community in Poland and Vice President of the European African Centre for Development, who also represented the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in Poland.



Presentations of the product, technological and export offer and learning about the specifics of operating on the Polish and Nigerian markets resulted in the establishment of new business relationships. They also jointly identified the most promising areas for Polish-Nigerian economic partnership. These included natural resources, including minerals and fossil fuels, industrial equipment and machinery, textiles, electronics, food processing, among others.




On the second day of the visit, i.e. 23 May, the delegation was welcomed by the Mayor of Sosnowiec, Arkadiusz Chęciński. During the meeting, which took place at the Sosnowiec City Hall, the potential for further partnership in the socio-economic field was discussed.


We would like to thank the Nigerian companies and Polish entrepreneurs who attended the meeting:

– Amazara Nigeria Limited

– Amicou Capital Investments Limited

– Arijoy Pet & Agro Allied Products Limited

– Ascenden 1503 Nigeria Limited

– Bachon International Limited

– Cheb–Links Ventures Limited

– Evergreen Interior Homes Limited

– First Emson Resources Limited

– Luci Oil Nigeria Limited

– Mimshackcharis Total Concept Limited

– Pacan Oil and Gas Limited

– Sayah Ultimate & Boutique Limited

– Star Point Investment Limited

– Bablo Group

– Big&Business



– Browar Jana

– Caucasus investment Group

– Letrob Group

– Budomex

– KBZ Żuradzki Barczyk & Wspólnicy Adwokaci i Radcy Prawni sp. k.

– Ebury

– Popowski Advisory Sp. z o.o.

– Prodron Tomasz Siwy

– VERISERVICE Sp. z o.o.

– VSLABELTECH Sp. z o.o.

– Supply Technologies Poland Sp. z o.o.

– Synergylnc Sp. z.o.o.

Nigeria is the largest economy in West Africa and the second largest on the continent. The country has a population of more than 200 million. The foundation of the economy is agriculture and resource extraction. Nigeria has the second largest oil reserves in Africa after Libya and the tenth largest in the world. It also has significant quantities of natural resources, including critical raw materials, which are needed for the green transition. Nigeria is currently attracting a lot of foreign investment in various industries. According to International Monetary Fund forecasts, GDP growth is expected to be at 3.2% in 2023 (3% in 2022).


Photos by Justyna Kałuża