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

News and Events

  • Change in Exchange Rate
    November 20, 2019
  • GFZA Investment Week Celebration 2019

    The Ghana Free Zones Authority has celebrated its 2019 investment week in Tamale. The celebration instituted in 2017, has been organized annually with the aim of raising public awareness about the free zones program. The event has been successfully organized in Accra for two (2) consecutive years bringing together captains of businesses from the private

    September 30, 2019
  • GFZA Quarterly Meeting

    Circulars from the Ghana Free Zones Authority is available on this page, please ensure you have Adobe Reader to view the documents as they are in the widely accepted PDF Format. All downloads require Adobe PDF Reader. If you don’t have Adobe Reader Installed, please use the link below to download a free copy. Download

    July 30, 2019