National President, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Dele Oye and Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, are billed to discuss Nigeria’s business opportunities at the World Chambers Congress.

The congress which is the world’s largest economic forum for chambers and businesses, is ongoing  in Geneva, Switzerland.

An assemblage  of economic actors, business leaders, and policymakers from across the globe are exchanging experiences and examining issues affecting international trade and businesses, among others with the aim of shaping the next economic era in service of peace and prosperity, under the theme, ‘Achieving peace and prosperity through multilateralism.’

Other speakers at the global forum are the Director-General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Gilbert Houngbo; Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum, Klaus Schwab; President of the World Bank, Ajay Banga; Secretary-General of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), John W. H. Denton, and Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, among others.

Oye’s presentation is to give insights into the nation’s non-oil export sector, which holds immense potential for economic growth and diversification.

The NACCIMA boss, who is passionate about promoting trade and investment opportunities in Nigeria and Africa, will also be providing perspectives into other diverse sectors that showcase Nigeria’s tremendous potential, including agriculture, manufacturing and the nation’s booming creative sector, which has continued to gain global recognition, as well as the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), which has immense potential to foster trade, spur economic growth, and deepen cooperation within Africa.

On her part, Okonjo-Iweala, an economist and international development expert, will be sharing invaluable insights on international trade, providing a comprehensive and deep perspective on the complexities and opportunities of the global business landscape.

She will also highlight the importance of multilateralism in shaping the global economy and examine efforts by the WTO in navigating trade disputes, advancing negotiations and promoting economic collaboration, among member countries.