By: Isaac Kofi Dzokpo
Ghanaians have been urged to develop positive characters towards made- in Ghana goods and services in order to help boost the economy and also strengthen indigenous businesses as well.
In an exclusive interview with the Board Chairperson, Ghana Trade Fair Mrs. Hannah Anewenah Amoateng, further entreated Ghanaians to have confidence in locally made goods since it has the same quality as the imported ones from other countries.
This she said would help reduce the pressure on the Ghanaian cedi and also save it the from continuous depreciation against other major foreign currencies. According to her as part of their outfit?s effort to help promote made-in- Ghana goods and services ,they thought it wise to hold Grand Sale Co-locating with Made in Ghana Fair, slated to take place from 15th to 25th at the Ghana International Trade Fair Centre La- Accra.
She hinted that, the fair which is on the theme: ?Bringing Buyers and Sellers together ” is expected to attract over 400 exhibitors to take part in the fair. She said, fair will allow producers and consumers to interact and further enhance their business relationship as well.
Adding that, the fair is also aimed at assisting producers and manufacturers to outdoor their products which are not yet known to the public. According to her, the Kantankan Group of Companies is their ambassador since they are the first indigenous company to manufacture cars and electronic devices in the country.
She said, activities such as made -in- Ghana health walk and free health screening would also take place. She has, therefore called on all entities and potential exhibitors who have not yet registered to endeavour to do so in order to enjoy all the maximum benefits the platform offers.