Investing in GHANA

Reputable surveys rate Ghana as one of the most attractive locations for doing business in Africa. Serious efforts are still being made by Government to make the business environment friendlier thereby reducing occupancy costs for commercial and industrial properties and the general cost of doing business in Ghana.

Ghana offers many attractions to the foreign investor:

  • A stable political environment
  • A sound macroeconomic policy
  • 100% foreign ownership permitted
  • On-going Privatisation of programme
  • A large Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) market (250 million people).
  • Good and ever improving physical infrastructure
  • Availability of skilled and trainable labour.
  • Competitive labour cost.
  • Quota-Free access to USA & European Union markets.
  • Proximity to European Union (6 hrs flight time) and USA markets (9 hrs direct flight time).
  • ast developing financial infrastructure
  • High degree of personal safety
  • Warm and friendly people
  • Fairly high quality of life.

Investment Opportunities

  • Agriculture and Agro Processing
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • ICT
  • Infrastructure
  • Petroleum and Gas
  • Textiles and Garments

For more information on Investing in Ghana, visit the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre's website on