South Africa and Nigeria have the largest, but also amongst the slowest growing economies on the Continent.
Their relationship is complicated and strained.
It is therefore crucial for Africa’s leading countries to find ways of deepening trade and investment and building business partnerships.
The South Africa-Nigeria Business Chamber hosted the South Africa-Nigeria Investment Conference in Sandton on Monday as part of its mandate to build bridges between the two countries.
In 2017, South Africa exported goods and service valued at R5.7 billion to Nigeria against imports – mostly oil - worth R22.8 billion.
The keynote speaker was top Nigerian economist and analyst Dr Doyin Salami.
The line-up also featured Ralph Mupita (CFO of MTN, the most prominent South African investor in Nigeria), Sola Adegbesan (Standard Bank), Celeste Fauconnier (Rand Merchant Bank), Nick Ndurito (Allan Gray), Sifiso Nzimande (Transnet), Margaret Dawes (Sanlam Pan African) and Alan Mukoki (SACCI).
Listen to the interview in the audio below.
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