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Akufo-Addo Leaves For 3-Day Japan Visit to Boost Trade Ties

President Akufo-Addo has left the country for a three-day visit to Japan, which starts on Monday, to further deepen Ghana-Japan trade ties which have been strong in recent years.

According to Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Information Minister, “the bulk of his meetings will focus on the industrial giants of Japan in an effort to strengthen trade relations and deepen efforts at attracting more Japanese FDI and knowledge transfer to Ghana.”

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MTN tops at Ghana Club 100 Awards

Scancom Limited (MTN Ghana) has been adjudged the Number One Company of the Year among the best 100 companies in Ghana by the 17th Edition of the Ghana Club 100 Awards.

The Company took the first place as the Largest Company in the country followed by Gold Fields Ghana Limited as the Second Largest Company with Ghana Oil Company Limited taking the third place.

MTN Ghana was also adjudged the Highest Taxpayer for the Discretionary Award Category.

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Ghana Improves in World Bank Ease of Doing Business Report

Ghana has made progress to improve the ease of doing business, according to the World Bank Group 2019 Doing Business Report.

Doing Business 2019 is the 16th in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it.

Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulation and the protection of property rights that can be compared across 190 economies.

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Inflow of Foreign Investment Shows We’re Progressing – Nana Addo

President Akufo-Addo has said the show of interest by multinational companies in doing business in Ghana indicates that the country is on the path of progress.

According to him, the government has put in place adequate measures to attract more investors into the country hence the rush.

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 “Siemens to Establish Presence in Ghana Soon” – President Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says German conglomerate company, Siemens AG, which is the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe, will soon announce its decision to establish a presence in Ghana. 

Siemen’s decision, together with that taken by German car manufacturing giant, Volkswagen, to establish an assembly plant in Ghana soon, President Akufo-Addo stressed are testament to the efforts Government has put into creating the necessary environment for the private sector to flourish. 

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