Accra, Sept. 18, GNA – The Embassy of France
in Accra has extended an invitation to Ghanaian companies to take part in a
Business Forum, dubbed “Ambition Africa 2018,” slated for October 22
and 23 in Paris.
A statement issued by the French Embassy in
Accra and copied to the Ghana News Agency on Tuesday said the “Ambition
Africa 2018” was being organised by Business France, under the authority
of the French Finance Ministry and the French Ministry of European and Foreign
It noted that “Ambition Africa 2018”
offers an outstanding opportunity for African and French companies to share
their expertise, meet the key players and create partnerships through workshops
It said following the discourse in Ouagadougou
of the French President, Emmanuel Macron, Ambition Africa 2018 aims at
reinforcing the trade and economic bonds between France and Africa.
The statement said ministers, ambassadors and
company delegations from the Africa would be gathered at the event.
It noted that key institutional partners
supporting Ambition Africa 2018 include AFD/Proparco, Bpifrance, CIAN, Medef,
Medef International, CCEF, Conseil Présidentiel pour l’Afrique (CPA), the
French Chambers of commerce and private sponsors such as CMA-CGM, Total, Engie,
Societe Generale, CFAO Group, Fidal, Bollore and Logistics.
It said the French Embassy and Business France
invited Ghanaian companies to participate in the Forum by signing up for free
on the following website: www.ambition-africa.com.
Business France is a French Government Agency
supporting the internationalisation of the French economy.
The agency helps companies in their
international development and exports.
It also identifies new investors and promotes
international inward investments.
Business France works toward developing France
brand image and French companies and territories attractiveness. It enables
international internship in French companies abroad.
It has 1500 employees in France and in 64
countries and relies on a private and public network.