Ghana

Currency: Cedi (GHS)

Timezone: Greenwich Mean Time (UTC)

Major Cities: Accra

Ghana is a Western African country sharing borders with the Gulf of Guinea, Togo, Cote d’Ivoire, and Burkina Faso. The country’s climate is tropical-warm and dry along the coast and hot and dry in the north-with a terrain that is largely low plains. 

With a population of approximately 30 million people, Ghana is the second-most populous country in West Africa after Nigeria. The major ethnic groups of the country include the Akan, Mole-Dagbon, Ewe, and Ga-Dangme, with the English language regarded as the official language of the country.Ghana operates a unitary and presidential system of government that is administratively divided into 16 regions, including Accra, the country’s capital.  The country’s economy is a market-based economy dominated by the agricultural sector which accounts for 20 percentof the country’s GDP and employs over 50 percent of the labor force. The country is also the second-largest producer of cocoa which is a major source of foreign exchange to the economy along with other commodities such as gold and petroleum. The major problems facing the country include public sector corruption and youth unemployment challenge.

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Trancop Transforming Covid-19 from Crisis User Guidelines

Ghana, Ministry of Health

Ghana through this Trancop policy framework is pioneering a PanaBIOS bioscreening and risk-based reopening protocols to advance the African Union’s Open Corridors Initiative and the Africa CDC Public Health Corridors program.

Ghana 2020 Health

Public Financial Management Regulations, 2019

Ghana, Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning

Regulations made in accordance with the Public Financial Management Act, 2016. Among other things, it contains regulations for national development plans, revenue management, and macroeconomic and fiscal policies.

Ghana 2019 Finance

The Appropriation Act 2018, Act 984

Ghana, Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning

An act to provide for the withdrawal of sums of money necessary to meet government expenditure for the 2019 financial year. The act stipulates that withdrawal should be effected from the consolidated fund and other...

Ghana 2018 Budget and Appropriation

Ghana Trade Policy

Ghana, Ministry of Trade and Industry

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Ghana 2018 Trade, Industry, and Investment

Ghana Industrial Policy

Ghana, Ministry of Trade and Industry

The policy provides clear and transparent guidelines for the implementation of Government’s industrial development agenda, with particular respect to the growth, diversification, upgrading, and competitiveness of Ghana’s manufacturing sector.

Ghana 2018 Trade, Industry, and Investment

The Ghana Sugar Policy

Ghana, Ministry of Food and Agriculture

This policy aims to provide among other things, the enabling infrastructural and institutional environment for a globally competitive private sector sugar industry. The need for the policy arises as the sugar sector continues to become...

Ghana 2018 Agriculture and Rural Development

2018 Budget Highlights

Ghana, Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC)

Key Highlights of the 2018 Budget Statement and Economic Policy.

Ghana 2018 Budget and Appropriation

Agriculture Projects_Investment Opportunities

Ghana, Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC)

A highlight of suitable agriculture projects as investment opportunities. This is in line with Ghana’s Agricultural Policy’s overarching goal of modernization. It shows government’s priority crops, and crops with special initiatives.

Ghana 2018 Agriculture and Rural Development

The Cocoa Industry_Investment Opportunities

Ghana, Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC)

A highlight of investment opportunities available for potential investors in the cocoa sector.

Ghana 2018 Agriculture and Rural Development

Doing Business in Ghana (English Version)

Ghana, Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC)

A brochure highlighting investment incentives and why investors would like to do business in Ghana.

Ghana 2018 Trade, Industry, and Investment

Doing Business in Ghana (French Version)

Ghana, Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC)

A brochure highlighting investment incentives and why investors would like to do business in Ghana.

Ghana 2018 Trade, Industry, and Investment

Doing Business in Ghana (Mandarin Version)

Ghana, Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC)

A brochure highlighting investment incentives and why investors would like to do business in Ghana.

Ghana 2018 Trade, Industry, and Investment

Energy Sector_Investment Opportunities

Ghana, Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC)

A highlight of investment opportunities available for potential investors in the energy sector. This is in line with the Government’s thrust for an increase in energy resources, to become a net exporter of fuel and...

Ghana 2018 Trade, Industry, and Investment

Infrastructure Sector_Investment Opportunities

Ghana, Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC)

This represents efforts of government to encourage investments in domestic infrastructure from both local and foreign private capital.

Ghana 2018 Trade, Industry, and Investment