The ambassador, according to a statement, made this known during a courtesy visit to the Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, in Abuja.
He said trade had been growing over the years and the current value was in favour of Nigeria.
“The EU is currently mapping out the presence of European companies here, We know that there’s much that can be done and we know that Nigeria is a land of opportunities, Isopi further stated.
She added that the EU will work together with the federal government on “how we can tap that potential, these are some of the things that will come in priorities in the dialogue between our respective institutions”.
Bagudu, in a remark, said the growth in trade was consistent with the drive by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to boost relationship, mobilise investors, and seek support from partners, not just a development partner but a partner that can help the country improve its processes and ways of engaging with the world.
Bagudu further noted that the federal government appreciates “the cordial relationship we have with the EU a lot, and we want to demonstrate that by providing opportunities for more partners, private sector relationships which are already on the ground, social and cultural relationships will also be boasted” he said.
He said the federal government acknowledges the support of the EU “in areas of governance and improvement of the rule of law.