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R. Yofi Grant

Ghana turns to citizens abroad to boost FDI, says official

The Ghanaian government is turning to its citizens abroad to boost the country's volume of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and critical skills needed for...
Ghana Free Zone

Are Special Economic Zones in Ghana Blessings or a Mixed Bag?

Barely a month to the polls in Ghana, and in line with calls for issues-based electioneering, the logic and operation of Special Economic Zones...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta

Finance Minister updates Parliament on impact of coronavirus on economy

The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, said preliminary analysis by the Ministry shows that the Coronavirus pandemic would impact negatively on the country’s...
Mapping Africa

How to successfully seize Africa’s many opportunities

Opportunities abound on the African continent. It’s home to six of the world’s fastest-growing economies; and has an average annual GDP that has consistently...
The people-to-people bonds among the Belt and Road countries in terms of academic, educational and cultural exchanges have been tightened since the initiative was put forward by China, authority departments disclosed at a press conference held by China's State Council Information Office on Thursday.

Zambians happy to be part of Belt and Road Initiative

Zambians have commended the government for its commitment to be part of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), saying the country will benefit economically...
Foreign direct investment (FDI)

Africa needs more foreign direct investment to propel growth

Foreign direct investment (FDI) is both necessary and important for Africa's economic transformation and growth, an economic expert said on Wednesday. Grayson...
Ken Ofori Atta

Inter-Ministerial Committee to drive FDI inflows

Cabinet has approved the formation of an Inter-ministerial Committee to provide policy guidance towards boosting the inflows of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)...
Impact Investment

South Africa eyes Nordic region for investment

A high-level delegation will visit Oslo, Norway to participate in the Nordic-Africa Business Association (NABA) Summit, with the aim of positioning South Africa as...

Cross-border mergers drive FDI into COMESA

Cross-border mergers are among the factors driving foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) economic bloc, an...
Africa’s Bright Economic Future Is Its Youth

Implementation of AfCFTA to generate jobs for Ghanaian youth

The government of Ghana expects the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to generate many job opportunities for the teeming youth...
Alex Mould

Alex Mould Caution Ghana Government on Loans Usage

Former Chief Executive Officer of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has called on government to be transparent with the use of loans which accrued...
Delphine Adenot-Owusu, round table CCI France Ghana together with CCI France Lebanon

Ghana Days Helps CCI France Contributions to Foreign Direct Investment

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry France Ghana has successfully kicked off a new initiative dubbed Ghana Days to attract French and Francophone companies...
Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum

Ghana’s Tourism Performed Poorly in Q1 of 20117er of 2017

Tourism, often referred to as Ghana’s 4th highest foreign exchange earner and an industry with so much potential in our continuous development has recently...

Ghana grabs US$3 billion worth of investments in Q1

Investments in Ghana over the first quarter (Q1) 2017 were worth 3.04 billion U.S. dollars, the Ghana Investments Promotions Center (GIPC) announced here on...
President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Akinwuni Adesina

US and Africa must strengthen trade ties – President Adesina

AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina called for called for a reboot and boost of the erstwhile robust economic relations that existed between Africa and the United...
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Ghana Makes Progress In Implementing 2016 EITI Standard

Dr Steve Manteaw, Co-Chair of the Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI), on Thursday said an EITI report conducted by an Independent Validator has...

FDI in Bulgaria drops by nearly 60 pct in 2016

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Bulgaria dropped by 59.7 percent year-on-year in 2016, the preliminary data of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) showed on...

Experts urge second generation transparency laws for African resource countries

Ian Gary, an expert in extractive industry governance with global charity, Oxfam America, said although many African countries had made significant gains in promoting...

S. Korea FDIs Inflows Increased By 19.3 Percent

A total of 4.24 billion U.S. dollars was reported as foreign direct investment into the Asia's No.4 economy during the January-March period, up 19.3...

Zambia central bank optimistic on FDI inflows

Bank of Zambia (BoZ) Governor Denny Kalyalya said the country's economy still remained expectant despite the challenging macroeconomic developments largely emanating from reduced demand...

East Africa’s foreign investments grows by 11 percent

The report released by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) received in Nairobi attributes surge in FDI in the region...

South Africa remains attractive to FDI – Zuma

South Africa remains an attractive destination for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) despite a slow down in FDI inflows, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday....

Foreign investment into Zimbabwe rises 36 percent in 2014

A recent United Nations report shows Zimbabwe attracted 545 million U.S. dollars in foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2014, a 36 percent annual increase....

FDI into Africa surges $128 billion in 2014

Foreign direct investment (FDI) into Africa surged to 128 billion U.S. dollars, up 136 percent in 2014, according to a survey released here on...
Ghana Cedi

Government borrowing cited for high cost of credit in Ghana

by Justice Lee Adoboe Business leaders and major stakeholders have been seeking answers to the causes of high cost of credit in Ghana. One major...

Economic reforms urged to boost Zimbabwe’s stagnant FDI

Zimbabwe needs to aggressively improve its doing business environment and investment climate to boost foreign direct investment (FDI) which has remained stagnant for more...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu

Zambia’s Cabinet approves law to strengthen corporate governance

The Zambian Cabinet has approved a bill that will strengthen corporate governance and improve the cost of doing business in order to enhance foreign...

America Re-Strategies To Attract More Chinese Investors

by Xinhua writers Gao Pan, Zheng Qihang, Jiang Yujuan Location and logistical advantages, tax breaks, low costs of doing business, high tech innovation ...these...

Zimbabwe foreign investment continues to decline

Zimbabwe's net foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows declined by 19 percent to 300.6 million U. S. dollars in 2014 from 373.1 million in 2013...
Solar Panel

China to help construct $1 billion solar plant in Ghana

The Chinese Hanergy Group is investing 1 billion US dollars to construct a 400-megawatt (MW) solar power plant to help boost Ghana?s energy needs,...