LOCATION ADVANTAGES

Ghana has the following unique advantages for free zone investments

 

  • A stable political environment within the West African sub region, with established democratic institutions and systems to ensure good governance of the country
  • Abundant, adaptable and easily trainable labour force
  • A competitive daily minimum wage rate
  • No restrictions on issuance of work and residence permits to free zone investors and employees
  • Duty free access of manufactured exports to USA (AGOA) and European Union markets
  • Excellent sea and air connections with Europe and USA
  • Strategic and central location within West Africa provides access to the ECOWAS market with an estimated population of 250 million people
  • A comparatively well developed infrastructure i.e. internal road network, electricity and  water supplies, internal and external communications as well as sea and airport facilities
  • Availability of factory buildings and serviced plots at the Tema Export Processing Zone
  • An already existing industrial base ranging from heavy engineering to precision industries, electronics, agro processing, plastics and metal work, clothing and textiles, jewellery and wood processing
  • Availability of a stock exchange as well as other bank and non-banking financial institutions i.e. Exim- Guaranty Co. Limited, Venture Fund Management Company, Ghana Leasing Company, Export Development and Investment Fund, etc.
  • A dynamic private sector willing to collaborate with foreign partners
  • A committed and progressive government/private sector participation
  • A high degree of personal safety
  • A truly hospitable people

UNDERSTAND THE FREE ZONES AUTHORITY ACT

The GFZA was established on 31st August, 1995 by an Act of Parliament to enable the establishment of free zones in Ghana for the promotion of economic development; to provide for the regulation of activities in free zones and for related purposes.

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Investors are invited to come to Ghana and allowed our easily and abundant labour force be a source of competitive advantage for you as you explore and develop larger markets for your goods and services.

NEWS & EVENTS

Ghana FREE Zones Authority GETS NEW OFFICE COMPLEX

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr. Ekow Spio Garbrah has on behalf of President John Mahama commissioned an office complex for the Ghana Free Zones Authority(GFZA) in Cantonments, Accra.

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The Republic of Ghana is located in West Africa and bordered by Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, Togo to the east and the Gulf of Guinea to the south. The word Ghana means "Warrior King" and derives from the Ghana Empire in pre-colonial times.

The Ghana Free Zones Authority (GFZA) was established on 31st August, 1995 by an Act of Parliament–1995 (Act 504), to enable the establishment of free zones for the promotion of economic development; to provide for the regulation of activities in free zones.

Access a wide range of downloadable content including reports, videos, photos, brochures, articles, speeches and more from the Ghana Free Zones Portal. All downloads require Adobe PDF Reader. If you do not have it installed on your system, please install Adobe Reader.

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