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

  • REROY boss wins award

    Executive Chairperson of Reroy Group, a leading cable manufacturing company, Kate Quartey Papafio has been awarded in this year’s Ghana Women Excellence in Business awards. The third edition which took place over the weekend is an annual event, which is meant to celebrate Ghanaian women who are excelling in various fields of endeavour and contributing

    April 26, 2018
  • Cargill to expand its cocoa processing capacity in producer countries

    Cargill Inc, a leading producer and distributor of agricultural products, sees the cocoa market broadly balanced in the current 2017/18 season and is aiming to expand its processing capacity in producer countries. Crops in West Africa got off to a strong start in 2017/18, but production tapered off, reducing the chance of another global surplus,

    April 26, 2018