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FG wants China to reduce tariffs on Nigeria’s products

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The Federal Government has called on Chinese government to consider a reduction of tariffs for Nigeria’s products exported to China as currently being done for the country’s neighbours. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo made the appeal on Monday while granting audience to a Chinese delegation led by the Vice Minister of Commerce, Mr. Qiam Keming, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, the Vice-President noted that the reduction was important for the purpose of mutual economic interests of both countries. He said the tariffs should be reduced because,”This is why your offer of agricultural modernisation plan are very important to us and we will follow them up as quickly as possible. “Our government is investing a great deal in agriculture, not only for increasing job opportunities for our people, but also in feeding our people and for exports.” While appreciating Chi