Brazil and Nigeria Saturday (18 November) signed a trade agreement in Lagos, Nigeria, which will increase the commercial contacts between the two countries.
GV Ministry of Trade Building in Lagos
SV INTERIOR..Mr. Barazilian delegation enters room, followed by other delegates
LV Mr. Briggs, greets Sr. Barboza
CU Brazilian delegate seated
SV Delegates sign agreement(3 shots)
SV Delegates look on
SCU Briggs and Gibson Barboza rise, drink toast and applaud
CU PAN..signed documents to Briggs and Gibson Barboza shaking hands
Initials ES. 1610 ES. 1634
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Background: Brazil and Nigeria Saturday (18 November) signed a trade agreement in Lagos, Nigeria, which will increase the commercial contacts between the two countries.
The agreement was signed by Brazilian Foreign Minister Mario Gibson Barboza, who is paying a four-day official visit to Nigeria, and Mr. Wenike Briggs, the Nigerian Federal Trade Commissioner.
At the brief signing ceremony at the Ministry of trade, Mr. Briggs said "our commercial links are growing fast and strong."
He said the volume of trade between Nigeria and Brazil amounted to more than 10 million pounds (about 11 million sterling) last year compared with less than one million pounds (about 1.1 million sterling) in 1965.
Senor Gibson Barboza left nigeria Sunday morning (19 Nov) for the Senegalese Capital of Dakar on the last leg of his nine-nation African tour.