Ghana has attracted the attention of well-known international businesses investing in all sectors of our economy. All these investors have come to Ghana because they know we have a wonderful conducive social, political and economic environment in which they can invest, grow and be successful.
Building on significant natural resources, our dear nation is committed to improving its physical infrastructure. Moreover, Ghana has recently embarked on an ambitious but achievable reform programme to improve the investment climate for both local and international investors.
These efforts have paid off tremendously with Ghana being recognised as the best place for doing business in West Africa according to the Ease of Doing Business Report 2019. The Africa Attractiveness Index of 2018 adjudges Ghana as the most resilient economy in Africa. The government has been committed to policies that make for an even more attractive investment destination to further increase investor confidence and generate more investments. Ghana has experienced significant investments in agriculture and agro-processing.
The financial services and telecommunications sectors have gained ground; and are providing innovative services to the most diverse customer base in the world. Numerous opportunities exist in manufacturing, ICT, and Tourism. Mineral deposits including gold and diamond abound. The Oil & Gas industry is a new frontier in Ghana that has further opened up the country for even more investment opportunities.
Over the last two decades, Ghana has enjoyed an 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, a 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 in order to promote investor confidence in the country. Here are eight reasons to invest in Ghana.