Accra, Sept. 18, GNA
– The World Trade Centre (WTC) Accra, is organising a trade and investment
mission to China for 20 participants to explore business opportunities for the
mutual benefits of the two countries.
The 12-day trip,
from September 19 to October 1, would take the officials to tour four cities in
China- Beijing, Shanghai, Shizen and Guangzhou.
Officials from the
National Investment Bank and Ghana Commercial Bank are among participants on
At a pre-departure
briefing in Accra, Mr Emmanuel Doni-Kwame, Managing Director, WTC Accra, said
the trip is designed to enable the participants to seek new business
opportunities, make connections with Chinese partners and thereafter increase business,
form new partnerships and explore global markets.
He said it is also
aimed at building a general culture of business and learn from experience to
start Ghana’s industrial revolution.
Mr Doni-Kwame said
the engagement is expected to strengthen the collaboration between the two
countries and foster business opportunities for trade investment.
He urged the
companies to make strong presentations of their various businesses during the
visit to attract investors into the country.
The Ghanaian officials
would participate in breakout business sessions and hold one-on-one meetings.
Mr Bright Awuye of
the Research Department of WTC, urged the participants to have a deep
understanding of the Chinese business and cultural climate to be able to
conduct a successful engagement with partners.
establishment the Centre had organised successful trade missions to Brazil, the
United States, Italy and Canada among others to enable Ghanaian companies to
exhibit their products for business opportunities and investments.