Nigeria - Joint Ventures/Licensing Nigeria - Joint Ventures/Licensing
Joint venture agreements and relationships are governed by Nigerian commercial law, which is based on British common law. The Government of Nigeria is aggressively promoting joint ventures, particularly in the oil and gas and maritime industries. The objective is to encourage technology and knowledge transfer and improve local content. Similar efforts are manifest in the information and communications technology industry, manufacturing, and distribution sectors.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 http://export.gov/usoffices.