AfCFTA: Nigeria needs standard goods to compete in continental trade – SON

July 29, 2021 Nairametrics 0 Comments

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has disclosed that Nigeria needs to produce goods up to standard to enable Nigerian producers compete fairly and have an edge on the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).

This was disclosed by Director-General of SON, Mallam Farouk Salim, on Tuesday at a workshop themed “Improved Synergy to Promote Standardisation.”

Salim said that as the AfCFTA commences, other African countries have set up standard protocols, which Nigerian producers need to comply with to make their goods favourable for exports, adding that it is the mandate of the SON to make it possible. Read More.

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