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Ghana Stock Exchange sensitises SMEs on Alternative Market

The Enhancing Growth in New Enterprises (ENGINE) Programme has organised an Investment Dialogue for entrepreneurs in the Northern Region to facilitate the access to a cheaper source of funding for their businesses. The programme, organised in collaboration with the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE), was held in Tamale on the theme: …

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Ghanaians asked to seek partnerships with Chinese investors

Kojo Amoo-Gottfreid, President of the Ghana-China Friendship Association (GHACHIFA), has called on Ghanaians to crave for partnerships that will bring capital and technology to the nation. He said besides loans and investors coming into the country, it is equally important for Ghanaians to crave for collaborations that will bring development …

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GIPC encourages investors to take advantage of incentives

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC), has urged domestic investors to register their businesses with the Centre to take advantage of the incentives in the investment code of the country. Mr Edward Ashong Lartey, Director of Investor Services, GIPC said an investor enjoys incentives including exemption of tax when he …

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Hungary to invest in renewable energy in Ghana

Hungary is exploring the renewal energy, water management, IT, waste management, agriculture  and food processing sectors in Ghana,  in order to build strong investment projects in the  country. Mr Andra’s Seabo, Hungary Ambassador to Ghana, with additional responsibility over Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea and The Gambia, made this known to the …

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Over GH¢11m spent to boost economic activities in Ashanti Region

The government has within the last three years spent in excess of GH¢11.3 million to boost economic activities in the Ashanti Region. Mr. John Alexander Ackon, the Regional Minister, said it involved the construction of markets and lorry terminals. He was addressing a public forum held in Kumasi, dubbed “Government …

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SMEs advised to save for their retirement – Mr. Dagadu

Owners of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises have been advised to put monies aside for their retirement to avoid being miserable in their old age. Mr Emmanuel Dagadu, the Corporate Affairs Manager of the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA), said the informal sector constituted about 85 per cent of the …

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Ghana at risk of decline in FDI projects – E&Y

Even though Ghana has the advantage of a relatively business-friendly environment, good infrastructure and a strong governance track record, foreign direct investments in projects into the country are likely to decline, according to the Ernst & Young (EY) 2016 Africa attractiveness programme report. It also indicates that sub-Saharan Africa continues …

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China’s non-direct investment into Ghana up to $44m

China’s non-financial direct investment inflows into Ghana has hit $44.43 million, ranking fifth in Africa and first in Western and Central Africa. In 2015, China-Ghana trade registered $6.6 billion, ranking sixth in Africa, whilst China’s non-financial direct investment in Ghana reached $174 million, ranking fourth in Africa and raising China’s …

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Number of American companies coming to Ghana increasing

It appears the interest of American companies in Ghana is increasing, as 37 of them have invested in Ghana in the last five years, the US Ambassador to Ghana, Robert P. Jackson told ghanabusinessnews.com in an exclusive interview. The interview covered US foreign direct investment (FDI) into Ghana, bilateral trade, …

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Volume of shares traded at Ghana Stock Exchange drops to GH¢247m in 2015

The volume of shares traded at the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) in 2015 stood at 246 million shares valued at GH¢247 million, a drop in the volume traded in 2014 which was GH¢346million. The Chairman of the GSE Council, Dr Sam Mensah has reiterated the Exchange’s call on government to …

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