Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Dutch firm eager to set up textile park in Nigeria
Dutch firm eager to set up textile park in Nigeria
24
Jul '18
Dutch firm eager to set up textile park in Nigeria
Dutch firm Vlisco is eager to set up a textile park on 400 hectares in Nigeria, according to company chief executive officer (CEO) David Suddens, who said this on the sidelines of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent official visit to The Hague. Several other Dutch firms have also expressed interest in investing in Nigeria in various sectors.

The firms include FrieslandCampina, Heineken, Connexion and Royal Dutch Shell.

This was conveyed in a statement by special adviser to the Nigerian president on media and publicity Femi Adesina, according to a report in a Nigerian newspaper.

Over 20 CEOs of Dutch-owned companies met Preisident Buhari during his visit.

Buhari urged the businesses to build factories in Nigeria and source raw materials locally rather than importing in bulk. (DS)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 8th May 2021

French Development Agency to invest $83m in Ivory Coast cotton sector

Over a period of five years, the French Development Agency (AFD) will ...

Pic: Juki

Apparel/Garments | On 8th May 2021

Japanese companies collaborate to develop sewing machine business

Juki Corporation and Pegasus Sewing Machine Mfg have entered into a...

Pic: Rocky Brands

Apparel/Garments | On 8th May 2021

Rocky Brands expands Made in America capabilities

Rocky Brands has expanded the offering of its Made in America product ...

Interviews View All

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Value of 'Made in India' should get more importance

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Tech in fashion industry has hit acceleration button

Footwear Industry, Footwear Retailers

Footwear Industry
Footwear Retailers

Still struggling to mop up higher sales

Sandra Sequeira,

Sandra Sequeira

The JD Institute of Fashion Technology is the educational division of JD...

Dhruv Toshniwal & Udit Toshniwal,

Dhruv Toshniwal & Udit Toshniwal

Launched a year ago, Fashions Pvt Limited conceptualises and sees D2C...

Raiyan Islam,

Raiyan Islam

Founded in 1981 by Sayeeful Islam, Concorde Garments Group is a market...

Steve McCullough & Marco Weichert, Functional Fabric Fair & Design and Development GmbH Textile Consult respectively

Steve McCullough & Marco Weichert
Functional Fabric Fair & Design and Development GmbH Textile Consult respectively

Functional Fabric Fair is a trade-exclusive event showcasing the latest...

Michaela Griggs & Peggy Schulz, Barco Uniforms

Michaela Griggs & Peggy Schulz
Barco Uniforms

Founded in 1929, Barco Uniforms started as an apparel company for beauty...

Johann-Philipp Dilo, Dilo Group

Johann-Philipp Dilo
Dilo Group

German company Dilo Group is one of the leading equipment suppliers of...

Megha Kumari & Jigar Mali, Label Megha & Jigar

Megha Kumari & Jigar Mali
Label Megha & Jigar

New Delhi based label Megha & Jigar blends India's unique handcrafts...

Seema Agrawal, Artisan Saga

Seema Agrawal
Artisan Saga

Artisan Saga, founded by Kaushik Rajani and Seema Agrawal, is an online...

Ramya Rao & Kavea R Chavali, Kalaneca

Ramya Rao & Kavea R Chavali
Kalaneca

<div>The journey of Kalaneca (kala-Art, Neca- Nikaah) formally began in...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


May 2021

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Advanced Search