OUR ORIGINS ”A General Meeting of US Companies doing business in Nigeria in May 2005, unanimously endorsed the need for an American Business Council (ABC) which, operating like a “think tank”, will focus on policy issues and practical implementation steps in support of Nigerian public and private sector leadership as well as ongoing reform initiatives in the country. It is designed to bring ABC’s Nigerian based resources combined with the US support, to bear on selected issues and reform initiatives that show potential for WIN/WIN results in Nigeria’s quest for stable economic development. It is envisioned that ABC will make a significant impact on the investment environment and Nigeria’s future economic development.” American Business Council The voice of American Business in Nigeria (Read more on About Us) Business Advocacy We create strategic engagement and partnerships with relevant stakeholders on policy, legal and regulatory issues that will improve the ease of doing business. Membership We represent the interest of American Companies in Nigeria, support sustainable socio-economic reform initiatives in Nigeria and promote growth in trade and investment between Nigeria and the United States. Trade and Investment We are committed to continually shaping current and future US-Nigeria trade and investment for mutual economic growth and prosperity. UPCOMING EVENTS 13 December 2022 Africa’s Digital Innovation CompetitionAs part of the 2022 Digital Economy Summit, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Africa Business Center (USAfBC) in conjunction with AmChams across Africa, is hosting its annual Digital Innovation Competition for African Startups. The competition is targeted towards Digital SMEs and startups that are looking to facilitate the delivery of digital, cross-border, interoperable, and cross-domain […] Find out more » MR. RICHARD DICK KRAMER Dick Kramer is Chairman of African Capital Alliance (ACA), an investment management firm that pioneered the management of private equity investments in high potential sectors of the West African economy. ACA has ;to date, raised over US$1.2 billion in managed funds.Dick came to Nigeria in 1978 to launch Arthur Andersen & Co. as Managing Partner after similar roles in Benelux and Latin America. The two successor firms – KPMG Professional Services and Accenture – are today’s leading Nigerian firms in accounting, tax and management consultancy. Dick trained in accountancy at Kansas University (1956) and earned an MBA from Harvard Business School before joining Arthur Andersen in 1958. During his career, he worked in all areas of the firm’s practice and in the US, Latin America, Middle East, Europe and India, as well as Africa THE PODCAST Events 23 August 2022 2nd Economic Update: Multisectoral Impact of Emerging Technologies and Best Options For Their AdoptionOn 23rd of August 2022 at Pier Habour by SRS in Lagos Nigeria. The American Business Council of Nigeria (ABC) hosted its 2nd Economic update themed “Multisectoral Impact of Emerging Technologies and Best Options for their Adoption.” in partnership with Lagos Business school, Pan Atlantic University, and was sponsored by Flutterwave. The event featured a […] Find out more » Pier harbour, 14 Aj Marinho drive vi, 03 May 2022 West Africa Oil and Gas Conference #OTC2022American Business Council Nigeria, American Chamber of Commerce in Ghana American Chamber of Commerce in Senegal, and the US Chamber of Commerce will hold a West Africa Oil Gas Forum on the 3rd of May with focus on “ Search of Investment in the wake of Energy Transition at the #otc2022 . Many thanks to […] Find out more » 26 April 2022 Edo State Investment SummitThe American Business Council hosted the Edo State Investment Summit, themed “Why invest in Edo State” in collaboration with the Edo State Investment Promotion Office (ESIPO) and supported by SvS Nigeria and IDH on the 26th of April from 9 am – 12 pm at The Envoy in Abuja. The Investment Promotion summit was designed […] Find out more » 25 April 2022 IP Symposium 2022The U.S. Mission in collaboration with the American Business Council, hosted the second edition of its Intellectual Property (IP) Symposium on the 25th and 26th of April themed “Intellectual Property and Youth: Innovating for a Better Future,”. Nigerian youths are critical players in providing solutions, as seen in innovation hubs and startups across the country. […] Find out more » CURRENT NEWS Experts applaud PIA but want national plan on renewable energyOctober 11, 2021The absence of a national plan in the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) is a fundamental flaw as it negates an …Secretary Blinken’s Call with Nigerian Foreign Minister OnyeamaMarch 3, 2021Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama to highlight the …Ambassador’s Special Self-Help ProgramFebruary 12, 2021The Ambassador’s Special Self Help (ASSH) program is a grassroots assistance program that funds grants for …Biden Appoints Nigerian-born Ebong as USTDA DirectorFebruary 12, 2021The United States President, Joe Biden Jr, appointed Nigerian-born Ms. Enoh Titilayo Ebong as the Acting …Office of the United States Trade Representative Statement on the Director General of the World Trade OrganizationFebruary 9, 2021Washington, DC – The United States takes note of today’s decision by the Republic of Korea’s Trade Minister …Drug Counterfeiting: Experts call for comprehensive national Intellectual Property policyDecember 21, 2020For Nigeria to take full advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement, particularly in the … Member Companies JP Morgan Chase & Co. Local expertise. Global resources. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an American multinational investment bank and financial services holding company headquartered in New York City. JPMorgan Chase is ranked by S&P Global as the largest bank in the United States and the sixth largest bank in the world by total assets, with total assets of US$2.73 trillion Rendeavour Africa's Urban Future Rendeavour is Africa’s largest urban land developer with over 12,000 hectares (30,000 acres) of visionary projects in the growth trajectories of large cities in Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, Zambia and Democratic Republic of Congo. Hewlett Packard HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (commonly referred to as HPE) is an American multinational enterprise information technology company based in San Jose, California , founded on 1 November 2015 as part of splitting of the Hewlett-Packard company. AMERICAN TOWER ATC Nigeria is Growing ATC Nigeria is a provider of wireless towers, in-building and outdoor DAS, small cell and Wi-Fi networks, managed rooftops and services that speed network deployment for the wireless and communications infrastructure sharing community. COCA-COLA Life Tastes Good Coca‑Cola. ... Nigerian Bottling Company is one of the world's largest bottlers of products of The Coca‑Cola Company. Coca‑Cola is the most popular and biggest-selling soft drink in history. An icon of all times, Coca‑Cola is the best-known product in the world. DU PONT Better Living DuPont and its partners use science-driven innovation to nourish a growing population, build a secure energy future and make the world a safer place. LEKOIL Africa focused oil LEKOIL is an Africa focused oil and gas exploration and production company with interests in Nigeria and Namibia. Boston Consulting Group We excel in the business of human potential Boston Consulting Group is an American management consulting firm founded in 1963. The firm has more than 90 offices in 50 countries, and its current CEO is Rich Lesser DOW Living Improved Daily Through partnerships and collaboration, Our solutions help extend the shelf life of food, bring color to buildings, and pave safer roads. SC Johnson A FAMILY COMPANY Innovative brands with products that work. A commitment to doing what’s right for people and the planet. Honest information about our ingredients. We’re SC Johnson, a family company at work for a better world. African Capital Alliance Investing in Africa African Capital Alliance (ACA) is a leading pan-African investment firm sponsoring funds and managing investments in Sub-Saharan Africa. The firm’s international structure and strong local expertise, enables ACA to raise funds from investors across the globe for investment in specific sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa. VISA A Card that do’s Things Right Visa is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions, and governments to fast, secure and reliable electronic payments. Africa Resource Centre Connect, Compliment, Collaborate ARC is a trusted independent enabler of long-term supply chain transformation initiatives and investments in Africa. To drive long-term transformation and build the capacity of ministries of health, ARC follows a government-led process of generating demand for supply chain investment and brokering resources and expertise from all sectors. UPS We love logistics United Parcel Service Inc. Cl B. United Parcel Service, Inc. operates as a logistics and package delivery company providing supply chain management services. NCR Everyday Made Easier NCR provides innovative products and services that enable businesses to connect, interact and transact with their customers and enhance their customer relationships by addressing consumer demand for convenience, value and individual service. P&G Touching Lives,Improving Life P&G Is A Leading Social And Economic Investor In Nigeria With A Commitment To Consolidating Their Presence And To Making Everyday Life A Little Better For People All Over Nigeria Mantrac World” is our slogan. Mantrac Nigeria Ltd. is the sole authorized dealer for Caterpillar Products in Nigeria. Mantrac Nigeria Ltd, distributes and supports the full range of CAT Kellogg Tolaram World” is our slogan. Nourishing families so they can flourish and thrive. We are a company of promise and possibilities. Each day represents a fresh opportunity to share our vision, live our purpose. By being mindful and committed to these ideals, we uphold our founder's dedication to people and their well-being. And we promote an environment where we can push beyond boundaries and across borders to create food and brands that help everyone everywhere. It is this belief that brings us together and sets us apart. KPMG garbage in, garbage out KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services including industry insight to help organizations negotiate risks and perform in today's dynamic and challenging environments. Kimberly-Clark Thank Goodness for Kleenex Kimberly-Clark Corporation is an American multinational personal care corporation that produces mostly paper-based consumer products. TechnipFMC We represent the future of the oil and gas industry TechnipFMC is a global leader in subsea, onshore, offshore, and surface technologies. Halliburton Mission statement and Vision statement. Halliburton Company is an American multinational corporation. One of the world's largest oil field service companies, it has operations in more than 70 countries. Google Do the right thing Google is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. It is considered one of the Big Four technology companies, alongside Amazon, Apple and Facebook Bain&company We deliver enduring results Bain & Company is a top management consulting firm. We advise leaders on strategy, marketing, organization, operations, IT and M&A, across all industries and ... GE Imagination at work General Electric Company (GE) is an American multinational conglomerate incorporated in New York City and headquartered in Boston. As of 2018, the company operates through the following segments: aviation, healthcare, power, renewable energy, digital industry, additive manufacturing, venture capital and finance, lighting, and oil and gas. Red Star Express Ethical Practice,Excellence,Stewardship,Entrepreneurship Red Star Express Plc provides a portfolio of full logistic solutions which includes, but not limited to International and Domestic express delivery, Freight Forwarding, Integrated Logistics Solutions, Information and Document Management Solutions, Warehousing and E-commerce Solutions. Schlumberger Excellence In Everything We Seek To Do. Schlumberger is the world's leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry Citigroup Financial Ingenuity & Responsible Finance Citigroup Inc. or Citi is an American multinational investment bank and financial services corporation Abbott Who we are Abbott creates breakthrough products – in diagnostics, medical devices, nutrition and branded generic pharmaceuticals. Cummins Making people’s lives better by powering a more prosperous world Cummins is an American Fortune 500 corporation that designs, manufactures, and distributes engines, filtration, and power generation products. TGI Taking Prosperity Everywhere TGI Nigeria Ltd has the mandate to focus on highly competitive & growth intensive sectors: Culinary, Condiments & Other Packaged Foods. Oracle Integrated Cloud,Applications & Platform Services Oracle Corporation is an American multinational computer technology corporation headquartered in Redwood Shores, California. The company sells database software and technology, cloud engineered systems, and enterprise software products—particularly its own brands of database management systems. Aviat Networks Aviat is the trusted expert in wireless transport Aviat Networks is a global provider of microwave networking solutions, providing public and private operators with communications networks to accommodate the exploding growth of IP-centric, multi-gigabit data services. PricewaterhouseCoopers Whole leadership, Business acumen, Technical capabilities, Global acumen and Relationships. PricewaterhouseCoopers is a multinational professional services network with headquarters in London, United Kingdom. PwC ranks as the second-largest professional services firm in the world and is one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, Ernst & Young, and KPMG. Bristol Scientific West Africa’s leading provider of laboratory solutions Bristol Scientific, West Africa’s leading provider of laboratory solutions, is Nigeria’s largest stockist and distributor of laboratory equipment and consumables partnering laboratories and researchers both in the life sciences segment (industry, research, academia, regulatory) and medical diagnostics. Wether it is the drugs you give your children, the water you drink at home or the medical treatment you receive Bristol Scientific contributes to making them safer, cleaner and keeping you and your loved ones healthier. Cisco Who we are Cisco technology solves, creates, inspires, heals, and secures to help build your bridge to possible. Microsoft Who we are Our values align with our mission to empower every person and organisation on the planet to achieve more. They support our culture and serve as a declaration of how we treat each other, our customers and our partners Deloitte Who We Are For us, good isn’t good enough. We aim to be the best at all that we do—to help clients realize their ambitions; to make a positive difference in society; and to maximize the success of our people. This drive fuels the commitment and humanity that run deep through our every action. Mastercard Who we are We work to connect and power an inclusive digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. Enterprise Life Who we are Enterprise Life Nigeria is a leading multinational non-banking financial services provider for your life insurance, child education, investments, and income protection needs. Dun & Bradstreet Who we are At Dun & Bradstreet, we know that sound business decisions begin with sound information. That’s why we’ve compiled the most comprehensive and accurate repository of business data on the planet – and are putting it to work to help identify and connect your most valuable business relationships. Twitter Who we are We believe real change starts with conversation. Here, your voice matters. Come as you are and together we’ll do what’s right (not what’s easy) to serve the public conversation. NETFLIX Who we are At Netflix, we want to entertain the world. Whatever your taste, and no matter where you live, we give you access to best-in-class TV series, documentaries, feature films and mobile games. Jumia Who we are We believe that technology has the potential to transform everyday life in Africa, for the better. We built Jumia to help consumers access millions of goods and services conveniently and at the best prices while opening up a new way for sellers to reach consumers and grow their businesses. Flutterwave Who we are Flutterwave’s vision is to make it easier for Africans to build global businesses that can make and accept any payment, anywhere from across Africa and around the world. Branch Who we are Our mission is to deliver world-class financial services to the mobile generation. Uber We are a tech company that connects the physical and digital worlds to help make movement happen at the tap of a button. Because we believe in a world where movement should be accessible. So you can move and earn safely. In a way that’s sustainable for our planet. And regardless of your gender, race, religion, abilities, or sexual orientation, we champion your right to move and earn freely and without fear. Lagos Free Zone Lagos Free Zone is the first private free trade Zone in Nigeria. Centrally located in Lagos State, the commercial centre of West-Africa’s largest economy. It is fully equipped with world-class infrastructure, a single clearance window for ease of doing business, and integrated with the 90 hectares Lekki deep seaport, which will allow for access to regional and international markets. agos Free Zone is at the forefront of serving your business in Nigeria. Exxon Mobil Exxon Mobil Corporation is committed to being the world's premier petroleum and chemical manufacturing company. To that end, we must continuously achieve superior financial and operating results while adhering to high ethical standards. Over the past 135 years ExxonMobil has evolved from a regional marketer of kerosene in the U.S. to one of the largest publicly traded petroleum and petrochemical enterprises in the world. IBM IBM’s greatest asset is the IBMer. We believe our strength lies in the diversity of our employees. IBM encourages creative pursuits and passions outside of work, because when IBMers can explore their curiosity, it gives all of us a new outlook on the world and its possibilities for emerging tech. Together, IBM can drive progress through meaningful innovation and action. 7up 7UP® products are made with the highest-quality ingredients. Whatever the flavor, every can is crisp, clean, and refreshing. real ingredients. real 7UP taste. Refresh yourself with an Original 7UP with 100% natural flavors and its iconic lemon lime flavor! Corteva Agriscience Corteva Agriscience™ is the only major agriscience company completely dedicated to agriculture. We are driven by our beliefs and our purpose, which is to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come.We commit to enhancing lives and the land. U.S Soybeans Export Council The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) focuses on differentiating, elevating preference, and attaining market access for the use of U.S. Soy for human consumption, aquaculture, and livestock feed in 80+ countries internationally. American Chamber of Commerce Kenya The American Chamber of Commerce, Kenya is a business chamber comprised of American and Kenyan businesses committed to and invested in the U.S - Kenya commercial relationship. We catalyse and facilitate two-way Trade & Investment between Kenya and the United States. HP We are a technology company born of the belief that companies should do more than just make a profit. They should make the world a better place. Our efforts in climate action, human rights, and digital equity prove that we are doing everything in our power to make it so. American Chamber of Commerce Ghana The American Chamber of Commerce (Ghana) is a voluntary association of professional and business people, working to create an environment where business can thrive between Ghanaian and American communities. AMCHAM exists to promote commercial, economic, educational and cultural ties between the United States of America and the Republic of Ghana. Johnson and Johnson At Johnson & Johnson, we believe good health is the foundation of vibrant lives, thriving communities and forward progress. That’s why for more than 135 years, we have aimed to keep people well at every age and every stage of life. Amazon Web Service Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 200 fully featured services from data centers globally. Millions of customers—including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—are using AWS to lower costs, become more agile, and innovate faster. American Chamber of commerce South africa Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 200 fully featured services from data centers globally. Millions of customers—including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—are using AWS to lower costs, become more agile, and innovate faster. SpringRock Group SpringRock Group is a privately held energy company with main focus in Oil and Gas and Power sectors of the energy domain.Our vision is to be the leading provider of services in the domains that we participate and also an E&P operator who works with like-minded organization to develop and exploit oil and gas deposits. Verraki Verraki is a proudly African company partnering with enterprises and governments to accelerate the development and transformation of Africa by providing business solutions designed for Africa. We build and implement technology solutions for seemingly intractable challenges, provide advisory services to drive the capacity and motivation for change, and curate innovative ventures to unlock new sources of growth across our continent. Management Science for Health Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a global nonprofit advisory organization that provides governments, health organizations, and the private sector with the strategies, tools, and management support to effectively and efficiently deliver high-functioning health systems. Pfizer We’re in relentless pursuit of breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. We innovate every day to make the world a healthier place. It was Charles Pfizer’s vision at the beginning and it holds true today. Worldwide Canine Worldwide Canine, Inc. is a full service K-9 company that specializes in the training, utilization and purveyance of a variety of professional working dogs, including bomb dogs, drug dogs, police patrol dogs and dual purpose police dogs. Intel We create world-changing technology that improves the life of every person on the planet. Today we are applying our reach, scale, and resources to enable our customers to capitalize more fully on the power of digital technology. Inspired by Moore’s Law, we continuously work to advance the design and manufacturing of semiconductors to help address our customers’ greatest challenges. 11 PLC 11 Plc is the exclusive authorized distributor to blend, pack, distribute and market Mobil branded lubricants in Nigeria. We are committed to best in class service delivery and sustain industry lead. We continue to post superior results and returns to shareholders from operational excellence.