Trade and Investment

Embassy of The Republic of Ghana

Copenhagen, Denmark

Trade and Investment Opportunities 

Doing Business In Ghana

Ghana's wealth of resources, democratic political system and dynamic economy, makes it undoubtedly one of Africa's ... 

 


Setting Up a Business in Ghana

This table summarizes the procedures and costs associated with setting up a business in Ghana.



Why Ghana?

Ghana's wealth of resources, democratic political system and dynamic economy, makes it undoubtedly one of Africa's leading ...




Over the last two decades, Ghana has enjoyed increasingly stable and deepening democratic governance. Seven successful elections have strengthened the effectiveness of key national institutions, enhanced investor confidence and anchored the economy in an environment for positive growth.


Today, Ghana is not only the best place for doing business in West Africa, but the fastest growing economy in the world according to the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report 2019. The country has developed into an established business destination for investors seeking a conducive business environment, committed and progressive government-private sector participation, political stability, transparent regulations, and a dynamic private sector ready for partnerships. The government is committed to implementing policies that reduce the general cost of doing business to promote investor confidence in the country. Here are seven reasons to invest in Ghana. 


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Sector Specifics

Mining
Cocoa
Agriculture
Power
Finance
Oil and Gas
Horticulture
Hospitality Industry
Tourism
Textile
Poultry
Food Processing
Health
Tourism

Electricity


Companies are needed to provide the following:


•   Street lighting


•   Improved coverage/access


•   Service efficiency


•   Companies to supply energy-monitoring equipment to better meet the increased requests for power monitoring and tariff analysis from industry in the country.


•   Companies to provide an alternative decentralized sustainable energy system that can easily be deployed in remote and deprived communities into the overall national energy mix.


•   Companies to provide solar vaccine refrigerators for the preservation of vaccines for child immunization programs in remote and off-grid parts of the country.


•   Provision of solar energy systems to schools in off-grid communities.


•   New, higher quality and cost-competitive energy services to the poor, for cooking, transport, water heating, and other home appliances.

Water


The water supply and sanitation infrastructure are insufficient, especially in rural areas. Major investments are needed to extend coverage as well as rehabilitate and maintain existing infrastructure.


Companies are invited to provide the following options for water supply and sanitation:


•   Point Sources (boreholes/hand-dug wells)
•   Small Towns Pipe Schemes
•   Rain Harvest Plants
•   Household/Institutional Latrines


In addition, investments are needed for the construction of physical facilities to achieve:


•   Network expansion to poor areas


• Increased reliability of water supply to poor areas to reduce reliance on water vendors.


Also, companies are needed to provide water tanker services to consumers.

Agriculture and Agro-Processing

Agriculture production in Africa now accounts for nearly half of the continent’s economic activity. A new World Bank report “Growing Africa: Unlocking the Potential of Agribusiness,” indicates ...


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Textiles and Garment

Textile manufacturing in Ghana is an industry consisting of ginneries and textile mills producing batik, ...



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Food Processing 

Investment opportunities exist for producers and processing companies in the following areas: ...


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Tourism

The increasing number of tourists and the evolving profile of today's traveler demand a host of new tourism ...


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Health

Investment opportunities available in the health sector are in: ...



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RESOURCES

Mineral Processing

Investment opportunities in the industry are in the areas of exploitation or production and industrial processes. ...



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Contact Us


Address: Egebjerg Alle 13,

                 DK - 2900 Hellerup

                 Denmark

Email:   ghana@mail.dk /                                                          copenhagen@mfa.gov.gh /


 Consular Email: consular@ghanaembassy.dk 


Phone:  +45 3962 8222

Working Hours

DAYS: Monday to Friday

TIME: 9:00 am to 15:00 hours

WEEKENDS & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS: Closed


Consular Working Hours


DAYS: Monday to Thursday 

TIME:  9:30  -  13:30 hours

Telephone Hours: 10:00  -  12:00 hours 

Fridays, Weekends, & Public Holidays: Closed


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