Lagos - Six Indonesian companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with their Nigerian partners.
Pontas Tobing, Director of Indonesian Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC), disclosed this on the sidelines of an International Agriculture Exhibition in Lagos.
The IPTC’s director listed the companies to include Plasindo Bhama Prasaste, Kinocare Era Komestido, Tiga, Sari Incofood, NutriFood and Dolphin.
Pontas said that the companies were engaged in the production of agricultural equipment, cosmetics, instant coffee and tea, slimming milk and chocolate snacks.
“With the signing of the MoU between these six Indonesian companies and their Nigerian business partners, trade relations between Nigeria and Indonesia has been further enhanced.
“I am hopeful that the MoU will promote the exchange of products between the two countries.
"We will continue to encourage more Indonesian companies to come and invest in and take advantage of the Nigerian market,’’ he said.
The Indonesian Government official said that with the signing of the agreement, a number of business opportunities had been open to the Nigerian partners.
Pontas said that the companies decided to visit Nigeria to have a `one-on-one interaction with their Nigerian partners'.
The director said that many more Indonesian companies had indicated interest in coming to invest in and market their products in Nigeria.
"Many Indonesian companies are becoming more and more interested in doing business in Nigeria.
"In the same way, we want more Nigerians to also come and do business, as well as invest in Indonesia,’’ he added.
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