Tolaram's free zone invites S'pore firms to invest in Africa

Tolaram Group owns the Lagos Free Zone, which has a fully integrated deep-sea port and is located 60km east of Nigeria’s capital, Lagos, on an 830ha site.
Tolaram Group owns the Lagos Free Zone, which has a fully integrated deep-sea port and is located 60km east of Nigeria’s capital, Lagos, on an 830ha site.PHOTO: TOLARAM GROUP

SINGAPORE - If not for the fact that it is building West Africa's largest deep water port and free trade zone, Tolaram Group would be best known as the company which taught Africans how to savour instant noodles.

Today, the Singapore-based group, whose annual turnover tops US$1.2 billion (S$1.6 billion), is one of Africa's largest conglomerates, with interests in infrastructure, finance, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), paper, energy and other businesses.

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