Austria, Nigeria sign treaty to promote economic cooperation

BY  | FROM Xinhua | 2013-04-09 09:07

  VIENNA, April 8 (Xinhua) -- Austria and Nigeria on Monday signed a bilateral investment protection agreement in Vienna to boost economic cooperation.
  Austrian Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger said the treaty would help more Austrian companies set up businesses in Nigeria.
  Nigeria, one of Austria's most important trade partners in Africa, has been growing rapidly in recent years and attracting overseas investments for its domestic market potential. In 2012, Austria's exports to Nigeria increased by 8.8 percent.


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