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12 Aug 2020

Niger: Cotecna Inspections Niamey Liaison Office

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The Government of Niger (GoN) awarded Cotecna Inspection Services S.A. of Switzerland (COINS) a concession to develop import verification and trade facilitation services. COINS will establish a Cotecna Inspection Services S.A. Niamey Liaison Office in Niamey, the country’s capital. Niger is heavily dependent on imports for foodstuffs, machinery, vehicles and parts, petroleum, and cereals. Imports represent 40 percent of Niger’s GDP. The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) is supporting COINS through a guarantee covering its investment for up to six years.


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