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Nigeria: Sterling Bank collaborates with EAS to train SMEs in export

Sterling Bank has collaborated with Export And Sell Nigeria Limited to host inaugural ‘Export to Wealth’ conference.

The conference, slated to commence on Wednesday, aims to empower 2,000 export-ready businesses by offering practical tools and resources for successful sales on international retailing platforms, as stated by the bank.

The Chief Product Officer at Sterling Bank, Mustapha Otaru, said, “We are excited to collaborate with Export and Sell Nigeria Limited to bring the ‘Export to Wealth’ conference to fruition. This initiative aligns with our commitment to supporting local businesses and fostering economic development. By providing practical solutions and facilitating market access, we aim to empower businesses to scale and succeed globally.”

Also, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Export And Sell, Nduka Udeh, said “The seminar will train Nigerian businesses with exportable products to identify opportunities in international markets for their products, label and package their goods to the best international standards with aim of earning FX via exports.”

The ‘Export to Wealth’ conference, according to the firm, will include workshops and networking opportunities designed to guide businesses through the export process.

Attendees will also gain insights into market trends, e-commerce strategies, and regulatory compliance, with a specific focus on accessing the United States market, as emphasized by the statement.

Sterling Bank recently signed an agreement with the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria to disburse N5bn in capital to businesses, at a single-digit interest rate, to stimulate sustainable growth in the real sector of the Nigerian economy.

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