India has set up an apparel training centre in Nigeria to support and promote textiles industry of the west African country. This is a first of its kind centre in Nigeria, set up in partnership with their government. The training centre has been established in Kaduna, Nigeria under the Cotton Technical Assistance Programme for Africa and being implemented by India’s Department of Commerce.
The centre is aimed to support and catalyze the initiative of Nigeria in realising the objectives to rebuild the cotton and textile value chain and address the need for skilled workforce for the domestic as well as export-oriented apparel industry in the west African region. As Nigeria is an important trading partner of India. India-Nigeria bilateral trade was valued at over $12 billion in 2015-16. There are over 100 Indian companies currently present in Nigeria mainly in the telecom, IT, hydrocarbons, textiles, electrical equipment, pharmaceuticals, plastics and auto sectors.
So let’s discuss some questions related to this post :
1. Name the country where India has set up an apparel training centre?
Courtesy: Business Standard