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GIPC woos investors at African Green Revolution Summit

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) has created a platform to explain the various investment opportunities in Ghana to potential investors attending the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) in Accra.

The Chief Operating Officer of GIPC, Carl Nelson, speaking at an Investing in Ghana Meeting on Thursday on the topic: “Investing in Agriculture-Raising Efficiency and Productivity for Economic Growth,” said potential investors could venture into areas like trade and industry, oil and gas, agriculture, manufacturing, agro-processing roads and highways and other social infrastructure.

He said investors will enjoy favourable tax rebate, especially those that would invest outside the national capital, noting that, foreign investors required US$50 million and above for investment purposes.

Mr. Nelson advocated joint partnerships between foreign and local firms but also allowed 100 per cent foreign ownership, adding that the Centre was ready to offer the necessary advisory services and support to all potential investors.

He explained the mandate and various advisory services offered by the GIPC to potential investors, adding that Ghana had a peaceful and stable democracy in the sub-region with lots of juicy incentive packages for investors, saying; “Your investment is safe in Ghana”. Continue reading…

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