NQIP Counterparts

 

The European Union is a politico-economic union of 28 member states that are located primarily in Europe. The EU operates through a system of supranational institutions and intergovernmental negotiated decisions by the member states.

  http://eeas.europa.eu/delegations/nigeria/index_en.htm
 

 

Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment was created to play a decisive role in the diversification of the resource base of the economy by promoting trade and investment with special emphasis on increased production and export of non-oil and gas products that will lead to wealth and job creation, poverty reduction and ensure enhanced service delivery in a manner that will stimulate the growth of the domestic economy for self-reliance and export and its integration into the global market taking full advantage of globalization.

  http://www.fmti.gov.ng/
 

 

Consumer Protection Council (CPC) is a Parastatal of the Federal Government of Nigeria, supervised by the Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment.

Though it was established by Act No. 66 of1992, it commenced operations only in 1999, when its institutional framework was put in place.

  www.cpc.gov.ng and https://www.facebook.com/CPCNigeria

 

Manufacturers Association of Nigeria(MAN) is a national industrial association serving and representing nearly 2000 companies in private and public sectors in manufacturing, construction and service sectors of the national economy. With its Corporate Headquarters at 77, Obafemi Awolowo Way, Ikeja, a liaison office at Abuja and  twelve branches  nationwide, MAN has become a force to be reckoned with as a veritable umbrella for coordinating the activities of manufacturers. Through its representative membership, the Association serves and acts as a central point of reference for government and others who seek the view and reactions of manufacturers on matters of socio-economic importance.

  http://www.manufacturersnigeria.org/

 

The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce,Industry,Mines and agriculture popularly referred to by its acronym,NACCIMA,is the umbrella organisation for all City/State and Bilateral Chambers of Commerce with the Federal republic of Nigeria. Since inception NACCIMA has grown into a colossus and acquired significance within and outside the country.

  http://www.naccima.com
 

 

NAFDAC was established by Decree 15 of 1993 as amended by Decree 19 of 1999 and now the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control Act Cap N1 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.

This Act mandates NAFDAC to regulate and control the manufacture, importation, exportation, distribution, advertisement, sale and use of food, drugs, cosmetics, chemicals, detergents, medical devices and packaged water (Known as regulated products)

  http://www.nafdac.gov.ng

 

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) was established through the promulgation of the Nigerian Export Promotion Decree No. 26 of 1976 and formally inaugurated in March, 1977. This act was amended by Decree No.72 of 1979 and further amended by the Nigerian Export Promotion Decree No. 41 of 1988 and complimented by the Export (Incentives and Miscellaneous Provisions) Decree No. 18 of 1986.

  http://www.nepc.gov.ng
 

 

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) was established by the SMEDAN Act of 2003 to promote the development of the MSME sector of the Nigeria Economy. The Agency positions itself as a One Stop Shop for MSME Development. Micro Enterprises are included in the clientele of the Agency since they form the bedrock for SME's

  http://www.smedan.gov.ng
 

 

Standards Organisation of Nigeria was established by Act. No.56 of 1971 which vested it with the authority for:

  1. Standards elaboration
  2. Specifications
  3. Quality assurance system of commodities
  4. Manufactured industrial and imported products and services generally
  5. Metrology Services.

The Act No. 20 of 1976 which amended the previous one conferred on the Honourable Minister of Industry the power to declare Mandatory Industrial Standards in Respect of products or processes recommended by the Nigerian Standards Council.

  http://www.son.gov.ng
 

 

The mandate of the department of Weights and Measures is to become one of the leading National Metrology in the world as it implements the Weights and Measures Act of the FRN and contributing to the Trade and Investment facilitation drive of the parent ministry and the realization of the objectives of the programme of the Federal Government of Nigeria.

  http://fmti.gov.ng/departments/weights-and-measures-department.html

 

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