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Dangote Group building largest cement plant in India

The Dangote group is building the largest cement plant in INDIA. Disclosing this during the opening ceremony of the ongoing India Show in Lagos, the Group Managing Director of Dangote group, Mansul Ahmed, said that this is part of the India Nigeria cooperation and demonstrates the firm believe of the Dangote group in emerging markets including India. When completed, the plant will contribute to infrastructural development, buildings and employment.

The India Show is an exhibition of India businesses with a focus of further fostering the strong bilateral relations between Nigeria and India.

At the event, The Chairman of Nigeria India Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dr. Itsueli, U. J. observed that Nigeria is India’s largest trading partner in Africa while Indian businesses are currently the second largest employer of labor in Nigeria, secondly only to the Government. He also observed that Nigerian imports from Inda grossed over $2billion in 2014

The Dangote group is equally working with Indian firms on the technical details of the Dangote Refinery and petrochemical complex proposed to be sited in Ondo State.

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