The Tema Export Processing Zones is located in Tema, Ghana’s major residential and industrial city. Tema has the largest seaport in Ghana and is located about 24 kilometres from the international airport in Accra. Tema is also one of Ghana’s fastest growing cities with well-developed infrastructure. There are many industries located in the Tema industrial area where there is also a concentration of skilled labour. Well planned and managed residential communities compliment Tema’s industrial complex.
The Tema EPZ, with a total area of 1,200 acres (480 hectares), offers investors a favourable and conducive environment for manufacturing, service and commercial export activities. Business Processing is facilitated by the deliberate convergence of all front line export/investment promotion institutions such as Customs Excise and Preventive Service, Police, Immigration,Environmental Protection Agency, Internal Revenue Service and so forth into a one-stop-shop. A range of property options including factory shells, office space and land parcels serviced with good quality roads,drains, water and electricity connections and dependable sewerage system are readily available for use by prospective investors and new business start-ups
The Tema EPZ is well serviced with the following off site facilities:
- A dedicated electrical power grid
- Large water reservoir constructed to ensure the constant supply of water
- Central Sewerage System
- Telecommunication Services
- Security enclosures
Tema’s Free Zone enclave is also linked to the airport and seaport by a first class road network. It is largely developed into a multipurpose industrial park to enable non-free zone investors to have access to the industrial site and superior services so as to boost their productive capacities.
News and Events
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
Ghana has made progress in the ease of doing business, according to the World Bank Group 2019 Doing Business Report- Training for Reform, released yesterday. Ghana improved its ranking to 114 out of 190 economies up six places from 120 in the 2018 Doing Business Report. Ghana’s ease of doing business score formerly called distanceNovember 2, 2018
Date: Aug 07 , 2018 , 09:48 BY: Doreen Andoh, Graphic Online At least 60 out of the 200 companies operating in free zone enclaves risk having their names delisted from the records of the Ghana Free Zones Authority (GFZA) because they have become inactive. The authority will go ahead to delist such companiesOctober 29, 2018