Provides advice on how to perform due diligence and in what areas it is necessary for a U.S. company. Includes information on the U.S. Commercial Service International Company Profile service.
Last Published: 8/11/2017

All U.S. companies coming to do business in Nigeria are advised to carry out a comprehensive due diligence before commitments are made. This is to help the companies understand the partnership they are going into. This exercise includes check on the owners of a business, their corporate social responsibilities, standard that is required, meeting with local taxation obligations and making sure that the finances of the local organizations are coming from legitimate source.

Prepared by our U.S. Embassies abroad. With its network of 108 offices across the United States and in more than 75 countries, the U.S. Commercial Service of the U.S. Department of Commerce utilizes its global presence and international marketing expertise to help U.S. companies sell their products and services worldwide. Locate the U.S. Commercial Service trade specialist in the U.S. nearest you by visiting

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