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ICC seeks collaboration with Nigeria to aid trade facilita

By Sulaimon Salau
16 October 2022   |   2:44 am
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Nigeria has called for collaboration with the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) to aid trade facilitation in Africa.

International Chamber of Commerce Nigeria

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Nigeria has called for collaboration with the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) to aid trade facilitation in Africa.

   
The Chairman, ICC Global Customs & Trade Commission, Mr. Segun Olugboyegun made the call when he led a delegation on a courtesy visit to the NSC’s Headquarters in Lagos on Wednesday.
  
Olugboyegun said ICC wants a strong partnership with the Shippers’ Council seeing as it has been promoting trade facilitation in the maritime sector.
  
The Executive secretary, ICC Nigeria, Mrs. Olubunmi Osuntuyi who made a presentation on ‘‘ICC Global Customs & Trade Facilitation Commission’’, said the ICC is championing the adoption of digitalized Customs processes while emphasizing the need for industry engagement on emerging policy issues within the World Customs Organisation (WCO) in areas such as the circular economy and data transfers in regional trade.
  
According to her, ICC requires NSC’s involvement in their capacity-building programmes, adding that NSC had participated in some of their programmes in the past.
  
Also speaking, a member of the delegation, Mr. Olu Vincent commended the Nigerian Shippers’ Council for the pivotal role it has played in trade facilitation in the maritime sector.