39 Danish investors bound for Ghana

Some 39 leading businesses and investors are expected to join Her Majesty the Queen of Denmark as part of a two-day State visit to Ghana from November 23 to 24.

The Danish business delegation are drawn from four key sectors including agriculture and food products, sustainability, the maritime sector, infrastructure and railways.

“The government has opened up lots of investment opportunities for both private and public-sector investment; talk of; Planting for Food and Jobs, One-Village-One-Dam, One-District-One-Factory”, ambassador of Ghana to Denmark H.E. Amerley Ollennu Awua-Asamoa stated during a briefing session for the enthusiastic companies hoping to invest in Ghana on November 2.

The Ghana embassy in Denmark as part of plans to expose the investors to first hand opportunities to expand their operations to the West African country hosted the briefing session to counsel them on the Dos and Don’ts of doing business in Ghana.

According to H.E. Awua-Asamoa, Ghana’s economy is growing and as a lower-middle income country has high prospects with demands for more advanced technology in areas such as maritime, agriculture and energy where Danish Industry and Companies have competencies.

The Government of Ghana is looking forward to supporting local businesses to be better able to handle the economy, with foreign participation.

She said the government has,” put in place incentives and measures to make businesses that choose to expand to Ghana, to feel much confident doing business in the country”.

Theme of the State Visit

The State visit by HM The Queen, is expected to focus on the shared history, culture and business between the two countries and highlight support for the Danish-Ghanaian collaboration “From Aid to Trade”.

“This visit is intended to mark the transition of our relationship with Denmark- from AID to Trade. And whilst Ghana has benefited immensely for Danish AID, this transition is anticipated to make our relationship even stronger”, Ghana’s ambassador to Denmark H.E. Awua-Asamoa stressed.

Source: Ghana embassy, Denmark

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