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.
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