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German Business Delegation at the business forum

German Business Delegation at the business forum, © AHK Ghana

20.04.2018 - Article

A high ranking business delegation from Germany visited Ghana from 15th to 19th April, 2018, to explore partnership opportunities with companies in the Country.

The more than 30 business representatives, under the lead of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy and Technology of the Free State of Bavaria, active mainly in the fields of energy technology, infrastructure, machines, agriculture, medical and environmental technology, met with the Vice President, H.E. Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, to discuss business opportunities for future economic cooperation between the two countries.

As part of the five-day visit, the delegation met Ghanaian business authorities, engaged with start-ups, and took part in a joint Ghanaian-German Business Forum organized by the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Ghana (AHK).

Head of the delegation, Mr. Ulrich Konstantin Rieger, stated that the focus of the visit was to explore partnerships between Ghanaian and German businesses as Ghana is seen as an outstanding springboard market for small and medium-sized companies.

The delegation also held discussions with the Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Hon. Prof. Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister for Agriculture, Hon. Dr. Awusu Afriyie-Akoto, the Deputy Minister of Energy, Dr. Mohammed Amin Anta and Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah.

This visit is part of the initiatives of both countries to expand their bilateral economic ties on the basis of the G20 Initiative “Compact with Africa” and the bilateral reform partnership between Ghana and Germany.

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