The annual trade volume of Nigeria and Japan now stands at about N7.6 trillion 10 billion US dollars.
The Japanese Ambassador and Permanent Representative to ECOWAS, Matsunaga Kazuyoshi, said this when he hosted to the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello-Koko on Tuesday.
Bello-Koko was at the Embassy of Japan to discuss new vistas of investment opportunities the Authority’s platforms can offer.
The visit was at the instance of the Japanese Ambassador and Permanent Representative to ECOWAS.
Speaking during the visit the Japanese Ambassador commended the NPA for facilitating the growth in the value of Nigeria–Japan trade volume, which he said now stands at $ 10bn annually. He promised to broker a greater partnership between the NPA and the Japan External Trade Office (JETRO).