The Ashanti Technology Park (ATP) located at Ejisu in the Ashanti Region is also in the very center of Ghana. The Ashanti Region has abundant resources, including most of Ghana’s rich cocoa beans, gold, timber and wood, leather ware, and tourist sites. The Park occupies an area of 1099 acres.
The GFZA is positioned for partnership with investors interested in developing the Ashanti Technology Park. Participation can be through joint ventures and sector specific infrastructure development. Variable industrial sectors specially earmarked for this up-coming zone include
- ICT Cyber village
- Cocoa Processing
- Light Industrial manufacturing
- Heavy Industrial manufacturing
- Warehousing and Logistics Services
- Social Services Center
- Bio-Technology Development
The Ashanti Technology Park is to evolve into a multi purpose export processing zone where opportunities also abound for investment in water production and distribution, electrical from thermal and bio-mass plants, telecommunications infrastructure, accessories manufacturing, data processing and call center operations,development of telecommunications infrastructure and data processing centres.
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Ghana’s cocoa sector set new record for domestic processing, as total volume of cocoa processed reached 300,000 tonnes during the 2017/18 season. The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), which released a statement, said the 2017-2018 figure represents a 19 percent growth over 252,000 tonnes recorded during the 2016/17 season. The growth, according to COCOBOD, was drivenDecember 21, 2018
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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