GIPC boss speaks on Africa’s investment prospects in Germany

Business News of Sunday, 12 September 2021

Source: business24.com.gh

Yofi Grant, CEO, GIPC Yofi Grant, CEO, GIPC

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC), Yofi Grant, has joined the Investment Management Exhibition (IME) at Frankfurt-Germany to steer conversations on Africa’s investment prospects.

The GIPC boss’ talk encompassed opportunities within key sectors in the region, including; green energy, sustainable agribusiness, and modern manufacturing.

Mr. Yofi Grant also touched on ways Africa’s abundant natural resources can be leveraged to improve infrastructure and attract value added production

Last, year Ghana recorded $2.65 billion worth of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), despite the COVID-19 pandemic that distracted many global economies.

The $2.65 billion worth of investment, according to Mr. Yofi Grant, went into various sectors of the economy, including agriculture, manufacturing, oil and gas and services and estimated to create 27,000 direct jobs for the youth.

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