Patent Application in Nigeria




Release time:2016-07-03

The Federal Republic of Nigeria (Federal Republic of Nigeria), located at 6 ° 27 ′N,3 ° 24 ′E, is a country in southeastern West Africa, the apex of the west bank of the Gulf of Guinea in Africa, with neighbors including Benin to the west, Niger to the north, a short border with Chad across Lake Chad to the northeast, Cameroon to the east and southeast, and the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean to the south.

Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, with a total population of 0.173 billion, accounting for 16% of the total population of Africa. It is also the largest economy in Africa. In 2013, Nigeria's gross domestic product (GDP) was US $509.9 billion billion.

Nigeria is a big country of energy resources in Africa and the largest oil producer and exporter in Africa. As of 2014, the proven oil reserves ranked second in Africa and tenth in the world; the proven natural gas reserves ranked first in Africa and eighth in the world; 34 of the 76 proven minerals have commercial exploitation value.

Nigeria's political situation has remained basically stable, and social development has been generally stable since the introduction of democratically elected politics. However, with the increasingly fierce domestic ethnic and religious conflicts and more frequent terrorist activities, Nigeria is facing increasing security risks.


Relations with China

the People's Republic of China and the Federal Republic of Nigeria established diplomatic relations on February 10, 1971. bilateral relations have developed smoothly since the establishment of diplomatic relations. In 2005, the heads of state of China and Nepal reached a consensus on the establishment of a strategic partnership between the two sides. The two countries held their first strategic dialogue in 2009.

China and Nepal have signed agreements on trade, economic, technological, scientific and technological cooperation and investment protection, and set up a joint economic and trade committee. Nepal is China's fourth largest trading partner and second largest export market in Africa, and it is also China's main investment destination. In 2011, the trade volume between China and Nepal was 10.788 billion US dollars, of which China exported 9.207 billion US dollars. From January to October 2012, bilateral trade volume was 8.681 billion US dollars, of which China exported 7.519 billion US dollars. China's exports are mainly mechanical and electrical products and construction profiles, and imports of crude oil and liquefied natural gas. By the end of 2011, Chinese enterprises had signed a total of US $31.6 billion million in contracted projects in Nepal, ranking second in Africa. China has undertaken projects such as railway reconstruction and expansion, Abuja sports center athletes' village, power station, rural program-controlled telephone network, and oil block development.

China and Nepal have signed a cultural cooperation agreement and a university cooperation protocol. The University of Nyagos and the University of Azikway have each established a Confucius Institute. In October 2009, the "2009 Chinese Culture Focuses on Africa" event was held in Nepal. In 2010, CCTV's 4th and 9th programs landed in Nepal. In March 2012, China and Nepal signed an agreement on the mutual establishment of cultural centers. In May, the Nigerian Cultural Center was established in Beijing.

Since 1993, China has offered scholarships to Nepal every year. In the 2010/11 academic year, China provided 138 scholarships to Nepal. Soochow University and Lagos University have been selected as partners in the "China-Africa University 20 20 Cooperation Program" of the Ministry of Education of China ".

Military exchanges between China and Nepal began in the 1980 s. In September 2001, General Chi Haotian, Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission, State Councilor and Minister of National Defense, visited Nepal. In July of the same year, Minister of State for Defense Adraja led a delegation to visit China. In May 2004, Nigerian Defense Minister Kuan Kouvaso led a delegation to visit China. In April 2007, Nigerian Defense Minister Yilongsi visited China. In June 2008 and July 2009, Nigerian Defense Minister Mustafa visited China twice. In April 2009, the commander of the navy, Ibrahim, visited China. In November 2010, Chief of Staff of the Nigerian Air Force Umar visited China.


Economic Overview of Nigeria

Nigeria is the largest oil producer in Africa and the sixth largest oil exporter in the world. It is also a member of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). The oil industry is the backbone of the national economy. Nepal was originally an agricultural country. Since the 1970 s, it has become the largest oil-producing country in Africa. In order to change the excessive dependence of its economy on the oil industry, the Nigerian government has implemented a natural gas development strategy and vigorously developed the country's rich natural gas resources in order to promote economic development and increase government revenue. The purpose. Agriculture is shrinking. Rich in resources. Nigeria is rich in oil and gas resources. Since the 1970 s, oil exports have gradually become the country's main economic source. Oil export revenue accounts for 98 per cent of total export revenue and 83 per cent of total national revenue. Nigeria is the largest economy in Africa.