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Business in Ghana, Accra

Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Ghana (West Africa). Accra

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Ghana (West Africa)
    1. Regions of Ghana
  2. Economy of Ghana
  3. Foreign Trade (Import, Export) of Ghana
    1. Ghanaian Customs:
      1. Importing to Ghana
      2. Exporting from Ghana
  4. Business and Investment Opportunities in Ghana
  5. Case Study:
    1. Business Opportunities in the agriculture sector
    2. Kasapreko Company
  6. Access to the Market
  7. Business Plan for Ghana
Logistics in Ghana
  1. Ports of Tema and Takoradi
  2. Dakar-Lagos Corridor

Ghanaian Preferential Access and Free Trade Agreements

  1. Ghana and the West African Economic Area
  2. West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ)
  3. African Continental Free-Trade Area (AfCFTA)
  4. Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
    1. ECOWAS Regional Road Transport and Transit Facilitation Programme
  5. Ghana-European Union:
    1. Africa-European Union Strategic Partnership
    2. Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)
  6. African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA US)
  7. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
  8. Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with India

The objectives of the Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Republic of Ghana” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Ghanaian Economy and Foreign Trade (Import, Export, FDI)
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Republic of Ghana
  3. To explore the Ghanaian trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know the Ghanaian Free Trade Agreements
  5. To examine the profile of Ghanaian Companies
  6. To develop a business plan for the Ghanaian Market
The Subject “Doing Business in Ghanabelongs to the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Masters: Business in Sub-Saharan Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade
  2. Doctorates: African Business, World Trade
  3. Diploma: Business in West Africa

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  1. Credits of the Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Ghana”: 2 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: two weeks

Area of Knowledge: Africa

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Description of the Subject: Doing Business in Ghana

  1. Official language of the Republic of Ghana: English. 100 local languages
  2. Ghanaian Capital: Accra
  3. Borders of Ghana: Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, and Togo
  4. Ghanaian Area: 238,535 square kilometres
  5. Population of Ghana: 29 million people
    1. Lobi
    2. Mossi
  6. Regions of Ghana: Greater Accra, Ashanti, Brong Ahafo, Central Region, Eastern Region, Northern Region, Upper East, Upper West, Volta Region, and Western Region
    1.  Kumasi
  7. Kofi Annan (former Secretary-General of the United Nations) was born in 1938 in Ghana
  8. Albert Adu Boahen Kwadwo (Ghanaian Historian)
  9. James Emman Kwegyir Aggrey was born in Ghana (“If you educate a woman, you educate a whole nation”)

Albert Adu Boahen Kwadwo

More information about Ghana (African Portal - EENI Global Business School).

We Trust in Africa (EENI African Portal)

Main religions in Ghana:

  1. Christians (63% of the Ghanaian population)
    1. 7 million Protestants
  2. African Traditional Religions
  3. Muslims (20%)

Ghana belongs to the West African Economic Area (African Civilisation).

Master, Course: Ports of Ghana

Economy of Ghana:

Ghana: an African Frontier Market and the second gold producer in Africa.
The foreign direct investment (FDI) Centre in West Africa.

  1. Ghana is a Middle-income country (ODA)
  2. Ghana is an African Frontier market
  3. Ghanaian GDP: 103 billion dollars
  4. GDP growth: 4.4% (7.9 in 2012) (estimation for 2015: 8%)
  5. The Service-oriented sector is the most dynamic of the Ghanaian economy (50% of the GDP)
  6. Ghanaian petroleum sector. Petroleum reserves: 2.0 billion barrels. 22% of the total value of exports
  7. Ghana is the second African gold producer
  8. Ghanaian Industry: 27% of the GDP
  9. Vigorous economic growth (6% over the past six years), mainly due to the petrol and petroleum production
  10. Agriculture: 20% of the GDP. Crop production: 16% of the GDP.
  11. Ghanaian Inflation: 9.9%
  12. Free Export Zone
  13. FDI Stock in Ghana: 2 billion dollars
  14. Greater Accra region: 15% of the Ghanaian population
  15. Ashanti region: Cocoa and gold mining industry
  16. Ghanaian currency: Ghana Cedi
  17. Ghana has a universal health system

Exporting from Ghana:
Exporting from Ghana

Economic Organisations. Ghana is a member of:

  1. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
  2. African Development Bank
  3. New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
  4. African Union (AU)
  5. Africa-South America Summit
  6. United Nations (UN)
  7. World Bank (WB)
  8. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  9. International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  10. Summits: Africa-China and Africa-India

Ghana is an observer country of the International Organisation of the Francophonie

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