GABRICH Automobiles Limited is a subsidiary of GABRICH Cabs Services Limited, a Nigeria indigenous transportation company with a focus on Car Hire Purchase Operations for Bus and Taxicab drivers.

GABRICH Automobiles Limited has signed a Joint Venture Cooperation Agreement (JVCA) on the implementation of an automotive joint venture plant in Nigeria with the below-mentioned Chinese OEM Automobile companies;

• B1- Chongqing Big Technology CO., Ltd
• B2- China Suda EV Auto manufacture Co. Limited
• B3- China Government China-Africa Development Fund

To establish Auto Assembly Plant in Nigeria to assemble and produce electric/gasoline or diesel passenger car series/electric taxi/electric bus series. The project will be completed in two phases namely
• SKD assembly Phase 1
• CKD assembly Phase 2.

What is CKD, SKD-1,SKD-II ?
CKD = Completely Knocked down parts. All materials supplied loose for final welding and final assembly, or raw body shell and all other parts loose and not assembled.

SKD I = Semi knocked down parts. Car body and trucks cabin are unpainted. The engine, gearbox, axles, suspension, driveshaft, steering, seats, tyres, batteries, exhaust system, electrical, etc. are supplied as individual units for assembly.

SKD II = Car body is fully painted and glazed. Truck cabin is fully painted. The engine, gearbox, axles, suspension, driveshaft, steering, seats, tyres, batteries, exhaust system, electrical, etc. are supplied as individual units for assembly

The objective of this Cooperation Agreement is to provide both parties involved with a Cooperation Framework for the project of setting up a Joint Venture Auto Assembly Factory in Nigeria and to guarantee that both parties can exercise their rights and implement their obligations respectively according to its contents.

In line with the Nigeria Local Content Development Policy, GABRICH Automobiles is partnering with Chinese Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM) companies in setting up automobile manufacturing/assembling plants in Nigeria.

This Collaboration is, based on the realization of a win-win teamwork concept by both parties in Support of Nigeria/Africa’s industrialization initiative.

1. We believe that green, coordinated, and sustainable industrialization is an important path for economic development and poverty reduction, and a key driving force for Nigeria to achieve modernization and sustainable development. At present, uncertainties in global economic development are increasing, and the industrialization process is unbalanced among different regions and countries such as Nigeria.

2. We are of the view that Nigeria is rich in natural resources, has a huge demographic dividend, has sustained progress in its integration process, and made important breakthroughs, and has great potential for industrialization. All parties should increase input to transform Nigeria’s resources and potential into productive forces, build endogenous development engines, and realize the aspirations of the African people for a better life.

3. We commend the positive efforts made by other African countries and the African Union to promote industrialization in Africa and commend the commitment made by the 17th Extraordinary Summit of the African Union and the African Summit on Industrialization and Economic Diversification to achieve inclusive and sustainable industrialization and economic diversification.

4. We stress that all parties should uphold the vision of building a community with a shared future for mankind, support Nigeria in advancing industrialization in a green, coordinated, and sustainable manner, promoting Nigeria’s economic recovery and growth, create jobs, improve people’s livelihood and eradicating poverty, to achieve the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals and the African Union Agenda 2063, and promoting the building of a new Industrial Revolution partnership. To achieve development and revitalization and build a world of common prosperity.

5. We call upon the international community to support the African Union (AU) Plan of Action to Accelerate Industrialization in Africa, the G20 Initiative to Support Industrialization in Africa and the Least Developed Countries and the Third United Nations Industrial Development Decade for Africa (2016-2025), and to promote synergies among existing cooperation mechanisms, respecting the will of African countries; To form a strong synergy to jointly support Africa’s industrialization and development. With the implementation of the FOCAC Nine Projects and other relevant action plans, Our OEM partner state of origin, China is giving priority to Africa’s industrialization by investing US$10 billion in Africa and providing US$10 billion credit line to support small and medium-sized enterprises.

6. Our OEM Partner supports African countries like Nigeria in formulating industrialization development plans and policies in line with our national development strategies and promoting inclusive, predictable, and sustainable economic growth and structural transformation. China is ready to enhance the synergy of China-Africa industrial cooperation strategies and plans through the implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative and the Global Development Initiative.

7. Our OEM Partner supports Nigeria in developing its manufacturing sector, building a local brand of “Made in Nigeria“, encouraging the development of micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises, maximizing the advantages of Nigeria’s natural and human resources, and moving up the global value chain division. China encourages Chinese enterprises to establish a community of shared interests with Nigerian enterprises, conduct coordination and cooperation in the industrial chain and supply chain, and explore the establishment of a dialogue mechanism between micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises between China and Africa.

8. Our OEM Partner supports Nigeria in accelerating the development of digital industries, narrowing the digital divide, enhancing access to digital technologies, and seizing opportunities for the development of the digital economy. China is ready to implement the 10 digital economy projects under the Nine Projects of FOCAC to help Nigeria build a digital Silk Road.

9. We note the need for accessible and affordable electricity supply security in Nigeria’s industrialization process and encourage cooperation with African countries in renewable energy generation. Our OEM Partner will give full play to its strengths in solar energy, wind energy, and other fields, and continue to support and participate in the development and construction of renewable energy in Nigeria.

10. We note that industrial parks such as special economic zones, industrial parks, and free trade zones play a unique role in promoting Nigeria’s industrialization. Relying on various cooperation parks in Nigeria, Our OEM Partner is ready to work with us to build regional central demonstration parks with distinctive features, products, and policy guarantees to drive interconnected regional economic development.

11. Our OEM partners are ready to further optimize trade facilitation measures with Africa under WTO rules, speed up the alignment of standards in various fields, and increase imports of high-quality Nigeria manufactured goods globally. Our OEM Partner is ready to promote Made In Nigeria products through platforms such as the China International Import Expo and the China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo and invite African countries to attend the expo and provide corresponding support.

12. We call for the improvement of the business and investment environment in Nigeria, attract the international community to expand private investment in Nigeria, especially in infrastructure investment, encourage investment and construction integration, Public-Private Partnership, and other investment modes, support the African Union’s Infrastructure Development Programme (PIDA), and create better conditions for Nigeria to achieve industrialization.

13. We are ready to strengthen knowledge sharing and technology transfer, support the seed cultivation of Nigeria’s talents for industrialization, strengthen cooperation in vocational education and training, especially capacity-building training for young people and women, promote gender equality, and encourage young people and women to start their businesses. Promote the BRICS New Industrial Revolution Partnership Innovation Base to provide support for talent training in Nigeria.

14. We call for accelerating the reform of the global financial system, providing financial support for Nigeria’s industrialization, promoting the use of pan-African payment and settlement systems, and encouraging trade with African countries to be settled in local currencies.

15. The Initiative welcomes the participation of States, and international and regional organizations voluntarily to jointly support the early achievement of green, coordinated, and sustainable industrialization in Nigeria.

Our automotive products include cars, vans, pickups, SUVs, truck series, electric vehicles, and more. We are partnering with the OEMs Chinese Companies to establish automobile and bus assembly plants in Nigeria following the Chinese government’s “Belt and Road” overseas policy. Our cooperation models include joint ventures, turnkey projects, and trade agencies. For more information on the Project Background and Historical Opportunities for Starting a Car Manufacturing Project, please contact us