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Ghana’s Retail Sector Worth US$24.4bn

Ghana’s retail commerce sector is currently valued at US$24.4 billion and it is projected to hit US$33.16 billion by 2024, according to the recent Global Retail Development Index. In Africa, Ghana is ranked 1st and has been described as Africa’s new “bright spot” driven by increased foreign & public investment as well as urbanization of the population.

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Help make Africa an investment place – Akufo-Addo to diaspora returnees

President Akufo-Addo has appealed to people of African descent who have heeded to the “Year of Return” initiative and have visited Ghana to help make Africa the place for investment and economic development.

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Industry captains positive about business conditions in 2020

Industry captains interviewed for the Third Oxford Business Group (OBG) Chief Executive Officers report expect local business conditions to be positive in the coming year. They were also upbeat about the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), which would be headquartered in Ghana, and the benefits it could bring to the region.

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Ghana - Japan Business Promotion Committee Inaugurated in Accra

A six-member high level Ghana-Japan Business Promotion Committee (GJBPC) to facilitate mutual investment, trade and business interests between Ghana and Japan has been inaugurated in Accra.

The committee made up representatives from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Finance, Trade and Industry, Business Development, the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) and the Embassy of Japan in Ghana will promote Ghana as an entry point into Africa and investment hub to Japanese companies.

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GIPC Hopeful of More Investments in Agric Sector as it Touts 2018 Growth

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC), says it is hoping to double investment in the agricultural sector to help increase non-traditional export in 2019. According to the Centre, the agricultural sector was able to rake in 591 million dollars export in 2018, a figure it seeks to increase in 2019.

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