READOUT: Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo’s Roundtable with U.S. Businesses Operating in Nigeria

WASHINGTON – Ahead of his travel to Lagos, Nigeria, Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo hosted a virtual roundtable with representatives from U.S. businesses operating in Nigeria to hear their views on the challenges and opportunities for American companies in the market. They discussed ways to increase incentives for direct investment as well as the factors necessary to create a good business climate, such as tackling corruption, addressing security challenges, and investing in infrastructure. The Deputy Secretary expressed that Nigeria is a key strategic partner and that expanding American trade and investment into Nigeria in sectors such as agriculture, financial services, technology, and healthcare would benefit both countries. 

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