Welcome to the GFZA...looking beyond the horizon
Our mission is to help transform Ghana into the Gateway to West Africa by creating an attractive and conducive business environment through the provision of competitive free zone incentives.Read More
Michael Okyere BaafiChief Executive Officer | GFZA
If you are looking beyond the horizon for where to locate your business, then you are at the right place.Ghana Free Zones Authority offers you a conducive business environment.Read More
Alan KyeremantengMinister of Trade & Industry
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.Read More
what we do for you
The GFZA is the agency responsible for the implementation of the free zones programme. Investors are invited to come to Ghana and allow our easy and abundant labor force be a source of competitive advantage for you as you explore and develop larger markets for your goods and services. Let’s help you get started!view profile
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WHY INVEST IN GHANA?
The unique advantage Ghana possesses coupled with the generous incentives and the efficient services provided by the GFZA makes the business environment more than ready to provide maximum returns on investment.Read More
UNIQUE ADVANTAGES YOU ONLY GET FROM THE FREE ZONES AUTHORITY
Investors are invited to come to Ghana and allowed us easily and abundant labor force be a source of competitive advantage for you as you explore and develop larger markets for your goods and services.Read More
LOCAL SUPPORT AND MARKET KNOWLEDGE YOU NEED
The location of Ghana, coupled with the relative stability that the country has enjoyed over the past years makes Ghana a gateway for regional trade and investments into the West African sub-region.Read More
There are 11 main sectors that have been identified as priority areas for foreign direct investment. Ghana has a comparative advantage in these areas and intends to capitalize on this advantage to attract investment into the country. Here are some of our featured GFZA Enterprises in these sectors.
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.
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NEWS & EVENTS
Companies operating under the free zones enclave exported goods valued at US$1.04 billion in the first nine months of this year, as against their total imports of US$113.1 million within the same period. This means that the exports of free zones companies outstripped their imports by more than 100 per cent. The Executive Secretary ofDecember 4, 2018
AFRICA 6-10-Largest-economies Ghana has moved up one place, up from eight to the seventh position, in the league of countries that attracts foreign direct investment (FDI) in Africa. 2018 EY Africa Attractiveness Report also ranked Ghana second in West Africa for FDI attractiveness. EY Africa Attractiveness Survey and Report is by Ernst & Young CompanyDecember 3, 2018
The Ghana Free Zones Authority has stated that it does not support illegal acts and would support the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in carrying out its mandate of policing goods entering and exiting Free Zone areas. It has consequently asked the GRA not to use the culpability of one Free Zone CompanyNovember 15, 2018
The Ghana Free Zones Authority (GFZA) is undertaking an independent audit of all licensed duty-free shops and household plastic manufacturing companies found to have violated the Free Zone Act 1995 (ACT504). The audit has become necessary following the arrest of some four persons by the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) for diverting duty-free goods released forNovember 15, 2018
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