Nigeria Signs Counter-Trade Deal with France 

The Nigerian Oil Minister, Mr. Tam David-West, has revealed that Nigeria has concluded counter-trade arrangements with France, Italy, Brazil and Austria and that similar deals are being negotiated with Japan, Hungary and Bulgaria.

Speaking in Lagos on 22 April before his departure to at- tend the OPEC Ministerial Monitoring Committee (MMC) meeting in Geneva, Mr. David-West said that Nigeria had "no regrets for embarking on...