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

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