In recognition of its quality and adopting Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) in the country, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has certified the processes of PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc by issuing the firm its ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) certificate.
Stakeholders want FG to integrate SMEs into value-chain
Stakeholders have called on the present administration to prioritise developmental initiatives towards Micro Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) development, by improving the ease of doing businesses and providing a separate tax regime for the SME sub sector in the country.
NEPC moves to address post-harvest loss, market access
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has announced plans to increase the nation’s non-oil export marketability through enhanced skills in global standards on packaging, therefore reducing post-harvest losses arising from inefficient packaging, storage and preservation systems.
Goverment strategises on standardisation for SME, economic devt
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, explained that the current economic downturn necessitated the development of various initiatives by various arms of government which includes...
‘No industrialisation without vibrant steel, petrochemical sector’
According to them, industrialisation is becoming increasingly difficult due to low level of machine fabrication and huge dependence on importation for raw materials and machines.
‘Manufacturing Expo to boost value-chain activities, access to global markets’
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has stated that its upcoming Nigerian Manufacturing and Equipment Expo would boost activities in the value-chain sector as well as improve access of small businesses to new markets.
BoI urges patronage of home-made goods
To sustain growth recorded in the industrial sector and promote development spending, the Bank of Industry (BoI) has advocated patronage of locally manufactured goods, especially goods with high local content.
NEPC, CBI to provide technical support for export promotion
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) and the Centre for Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries (CBI) Netherlands have put in place a capacity building programme...
Nigeria, Japan seek closer ties to deepen trade, others
The Federal Government has sought improved ties with Japan as part of measures to deepen trade and exploit opportunities under the $30 billion commitment for African countries under the Asian Tiger’s sustainable development plan.
Government, Turkish investors partner to revive moribund Sokoto factory
Sokoto government said it is partnering with investors from Turkey to revive the moribund state-owned furniture company.At its peak, Sokoto Furniture was one of the largest furniture companies....