AHK Nigeria


Trade fair for Machinery, Building Materials Machines, Mining and Construction Machines
13th -16th March, 2018 | Johannesburg



The AHK Nigeria supports and promotes the German-Nigerian business relations in Nigeria.

Your Success in Nigeria starts with us

When it comes to business contacts between Nigeria and Germany, we are your ideal partner.

Energy and Environment Desk

The Energy and Environment Desk supports German companies to develop their business in Nigeria.

Acquire Vocational Skills

The AHK Dual Vocational Training Program Nigeria supports companies in the training of their employees.

7TH German-Nigerian Business Forum

20th - 21st June, 2018

Eko Hotel & Suites, Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
20th - 21st June, 2018.


26th International Trade Fair for Laboratory Technology, Analysis, Biotechnology and analytica conference 

10th - 13th April, 2018 - Messe München


The World’s Leading Exhibition for Smart Automation and Robotics

19th - 22nd June 2018 - Messe München


28th International Trade Fair for Electronic Components, Systems and Applications

13 -16 November 2018 | Messe München

Food and Drink Technology Africa

Trade fair for Packaging, filling, processing and logistics

4th - 6th September, 2018 | Johannesburg


The World’s Leading Trade Fair for Bakery, Confectionery and Snacks

15th - 20th September 2018 - Messe München


The World’s Leading Trade fair for Water, Sewerage, Waste and Raw Materials Management

14th -18th May, 2018 | Messe München


When it comes to business contacts between Nigeria and Germany, the delegation of German Industry and Commerce (DGIC) is your ideal partner. We support you in establishing first business contacts with potential customers for your products or services and assist you with the preparations of your trade fair participation.

Our Services:

Market Information

Market Information

We provide a broad range of information about industry sectors in both Nigeria and Germany such as an overview of rules and regulations, standards or general business practices. up-to-date information on events in Nigeria and Germany such as Conferences, business delegations, seminars, tradefairs, e.t.c are also available.
We compile market reports with all the relevant information on Nigeria. An in-depth market analysis that gives you detailed knowledge of the current frameworks, the market potential of your product/service, a specific sector and your competitors will be conducted upon request.

Your key benefits are:

  • Individualized market analysis for your product/service
  • Information on your competitors
  • Information on current regulations

Prices are based on individual requests.

Business Partner Search

Business Partner Search

Through Business Partner Searches we get you in touch with potential Nigerian or German companies, such as sales and trading partners, customers or manufacturers. You will have a personal contact person who accesses our network on your behalf. We will build up the first contact and write an approach letter to the potential business partner which will open you the door to a new market. Your key benefits are:

  • Identification of the suitable contact person (CEO or Sales Director)
  • We approach the potential business partners—this saves you costs
  • We arrange the business meetings—this saves you time
  • Presentation of your product/service in English

If you have any questions or if you would like to learn more about how we can support you in identifying potential business or sales partners, we will be more than happy to be at your disposal.

For further information, please send a mail to egemba(at)lagos-ahk.de

Legal and Tax

Legal and Tax

Do you need legal advice for your business abroad?

If you are doing business on an international level, it is essential to be familiar with the legal framework of the respective countries. We link you up with experts who provide basic information on relevant matters, such as:

  • Labour law
  • Corporate law
  • Social law
  • Industrial property rights

  • Insolvency law
  • Contract law

For further information, please send a mail to egemba(at)lagos-ahk.de

Hosting Events

Hosting Events

DGIC International Business services helps to plan and organize events such as business breakfasts, business luncheons and product launch. Our conference room with capacity of about 50 persons is available for rent. 

Prices vary depending on specific requests. Kindly let us know your specifications and we will send you our offer.

For further information, please send a mail to egemba(at)lagos-ahk.de




11/23/2017 - Olaniwun Ajayi LP, The Adunola, Plot L2, 401 close, Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos


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StartUp Event 2017

The Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria would be organizing an event on Startups which is scheduled to hold on Thursday 12th... [more]

10/04/2017 - Munich, Germany

Invitation to EXPO REAL 2017, the trade fair for real estate and investment

EXPO REAL 2017 Date: 4th to 6th October 2017 Location: Munich, Germany   EXPO REAL is Europe’s biggest international trade fair for real... [more]

09/27/2017 - Frankfurt am Main

6th German-Nigerian Business Forum

The Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria – in cooperation with the German-African Business Association (Afrika-Verein) – is pleased... [more]

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News & Activities


Allianz expands African footprint with acquisition of Ensure Insurance in Nigeria.

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Application Phase Closed

The Delegation of German Industry and Commerce (AHK Nigeria), in cooperation with the Tech Entrepreneurship Initiative “Make-IT in Africa“ (GIZ), invite Nigerian founders and entrepreneurs of Small and Growing Businesses and Startups to a 7-day guided tour to Germany’s startup hotspots in Berlin, Hamburg and the Ruhr area.

The exposure trip will begin on 14th October, 2017 and end on 21st October, 2017.

For more information click here

The CIM-AHK program is implemented on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the German Society of International Cooperation (GIZ). The program in Nigeria focusses on the establishment of an Energy and Environment Desk at the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce (AHK Nigeria) and offers a platform for information and business connection. Renewable Energy




Dual Vocational

The German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) promotes vocational training partnership with private-sector institutions in Nigeria. The Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Germany Giessen-Friedberg is the responsible partner for the administration and coordination in Germany. The project was being carried out in Lagos state, Ogun State and Abuja together with DGIC.


Network and Partner

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Becoming a Premium Partner of the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria (AHK Nigeria) is the ideal starting point for establishing business contacts.

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Info Box Nigeria

 Federal Republic of Nigeria

Official and business language: English
Capital: Abuja
Landmass: 932,768 sq. m
Population: approx. 180 Mio.
Currency: Naira (NGN)
GDP: 415.1* Mrd. US$ (2016)
GDP per capita: 2,260 US$ (2016)
Population growth: 2.4*% (2016)
Population density: 198.8 people/sq. m
* = Estimation

Source: GTAI

Macroeconomic Indices

Gross domestic product (GDP, nominal):

2015: 493.8 Mrd.
US$; 2016: 415.1*;
2017: 413.7*

GDP per capita (nominal):

2015: 2,763.1 US$;
2016: 2,260.3*;
2017: 2,192.5*





Fish, wood, pigs, goats, sheep, cattle,
rubber, yam, cassava, millet, sorghum,
rice, maize, palm oil, cotton, peanuts,


Farmland, zinc, plumb, niobium,
limestone, coal, iron ore, tin,
petroleum, natural gas

Unexploited Export Potential

To OECD countries:

Coffee beans (56%)
Sesame (29%)
Rubber (17%)
Hide and skins (26%)

To Non-OECD-Staaten:

Coffee Beans (51%)
Sesam (75%)
Ginger (80%)
Cashew (72%)

Quellen: GTAI, International Trade Center

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