GNA - Mr Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen, the Minister of Trade and Industry, has urged
Japanese investors to consider Ghana as their preferred investment destination
Speaking at the
Ghana Investment Promotion Centre's (GIPC) Investment Opportunities Summit in
Yokohama, Japan, Mr Kyerematen outlined several investment opportunities in
He appealed to
Japanese investors to join their colleagues in Ghana to leverage the country's
numerous investment opportunities.
Investment Opportunities Summit took place on the sidelines of the ongoing 2019
Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD).
Akufo-Addo and several other African leaders including Liberia's President,
George Weah, are attending the Conference.
seized the opportunity to outline the Economic Transformation programmes being
implemented by President Akufo-Addo's Government.
flagship initiatives, he said, the Government of Ghana was implementing include
the ‘One District One Factory’, ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’, Strategic Anchor
Industries, Digitisation Projects and Industrial Parks and Special Economic
Zones amongst others.
told the Japanese investors that Ghana was the number one investment destination
in West Africa and one of the fastest growing economies in the World, as
announced by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
advised the Japanese business executives attending the summit to increase
investments in Africa under the New Japan-African Development Framework.
at the Summit included Yofi Grant, Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Investment
Promotion Centre, Tomo Hirokawa, General Manager of Itochu Group and Ray Sowa,
Chief Executive Officer of GCB Bank.