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Business News Mon, 10 Dec 2018

Akufo-Addo’s Japan visit to boost trade ties – Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

The Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has said that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s visit to Japan on Monday, December 10, 2018 is expected to further deepen Ghana-Japan trade ties.

The President will arrive in Japan on Monday for a three-day official visit.

Mr. Nkrumah told the Sunday press briefing in Takoradi that the bulk of the President’s meetings will focus on the industrial giants of Japan in an effort to strengthen trade relations and deepen efforts at attracting more Japanese FDI and knowledge transfer to Ghana.

“The President will also specifically be at the GIPC – Jethro business seminar to make a strong case for Japanese businesses to situate in Ghana under the 1D1F programme,” he said.

He told reporters that in recent months the President’s International visits have yielded dividends for Ghana including the recent announcement of automobile companies that are setting up in Ghana in 2019.

“It is our expectation that this visit as well will yield further dividends for the Ghanaian business community,” Mr Nkrumah added.

Source: classfmonline.com
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