AHK Nigeria


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.

Fact-Finding Mission to Germany on Solar PV Solutions

Fact-Finding Mission to Germany on Solar PV Solutions

Date: 19. -  23. November 2018
Location: Berlin and its environs

GABS 2019

3rd German-African Business Summit  
Date: 11 to 13 February 2019  
Location: Accra, Ghana

13th German-African Energy Forum

March 27th – 28th, 2019
Hotel Sofitel Hamburg Alter Wall

Nigeria Agrofood 2019

Nigeria's 5th International Trade Show - Agriculture - Food Processing, Packaging, Bakery & Confectionery Technology – Ingredients – Food & Hospitality
26 - 28 March 2019
Landmark Centre • Lagos - Nigeria

Food and Drink Technology 2019

Trade fair for Packaging, filling, processing and logistics

9th - 11th July, 2019 | Gallagher Convention Center in Johannesburg


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




05/17/2018 - IHK für München und Oberbayern Balanstr. 55, 81541 München

Intensivberatung Nigeria

Nigeria ist das mit Abstand bevölkerungsreichste Land Afrikas und hat nominell die größte Wirtschaft des Kontinents. Gleichzeitig gilt das Land als... [more]

04/11/2018 - Co-Creation Hub (Cc Hub) Yaba

Transition week in Lagos

From the 11th to the 13th of April 2018, the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria organized B2B matchmaking activities as part of... [more]

03/27/2018 - Landmark Centre • Lagos - Nigeria

Nigeria's 4th International Trade Show on Agriculture, Food Processing & Packaging Technology and Food & Hospitality

agrofood & plastprintpack Nigeria 2018 closed on 29 March 2018 and this on a very positive note. Exhibitors showed themselves satisfied with the... [more]

03/15/2018 - Delegation of German Industry and Commerce

Weidmüller’s Hazardous Area Solutions Training & Seminar for the Oil &Gas Sector

Weidmüller’s Hazardous Area Solutions Training & Seminar for the Oil &Gas Sector On the 15th of March 2018, The Delegation of German... [more]

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News & Activities


DIHK-Umfrage Going International 2019

[Translate to English:]  The nationwide survey "Going International 2019" of the DIHK, which was created with the support of the IHKs,... more

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Application Phase

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 Cologne, Dusseldorf and the Ruhr area.

The exposure trip will begin on 7th October, 2018 and end on 12th October, 2018.

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. Energy & Environment




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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