The Board Chairman of the World Trade Centre (WTC), Accra, Togbe Afede XIV, will be leading a delegation of prominent business professionals on a trade and investment mission to Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo in Brazil from March 29 to April 3, this year.
The visit is to encourage trade missions and other companies in Brazil that are interested in exploring new business opportunities in Ghana to come to the country and meet government officials for the execution of such businesses.
It will also promote joint-venture businesses for business growth.
It is targeted at consolidating the bilateral relations between the two countries while attracting investment opportunities for the country’s development.
The trade mission will include companies interested in exploring business opportunities in a broad area of the economic sector, particularly in information technology, agriculture, infrastructure, among others.
Other areas of interest will include autoparts, aviation, construction, energy, oil and gas, real estate, textiles and transportation.
There will also be business to business meetings with Brazilian companies, including JBS Friboi, Queiroz Galvao, Sabo and Stafanini.
In honour of the delegation, Ghana’s Ambassador to Brazil, Mr Wallace Gbedemah, will host a business summit to be held in Sao Paolo and will seek to introduce the Brazilian business operators to key issues in Ghana, in addition to taking them through how to access the Ghanaian market and legal issues to consider.
The business to business meeting will have keynote presentations on the topic, ‘The African growth cradle for the next decade.’
Other speakers at the business summit will include Mr William des Bordes of Weston Group and Mr Larry Otoo of Fugars & Co.
Source: Daily Graphic