U.S Embassy In Ghana Welcomes Trade Missions

The U.S. Embassy in Ghana has welcomed visiting trade mission of The Corporate Council on Africa to Ghana for discussions. A statement from the U.S Embassy in Accra and copied to the Ghana News Agency on Monday said the visit was to allow trade missions and other U.S.-based companies interested in exploring new business opportunities in Africa to come to the country to meet government officials for the execution of such businesses. It said in honour of the delegation, the Ministry of Trade and Industry would host a forum introducing the American businesses to key Government of Ghana officials. It noted that the delegation would then pay a courtesy call on President Mahama and interact with representatives of the local private sector for the remainder of the visit. Ambassador Cretz welcomed the visitors, stating, I firmly believe these missions are critical to fostering the exchanges and information-sharing that ensures that American companies continue to consider Ghana and partnering with Ghanaian firms as they seek to expand their presence in the region. The Trade Mission includes companies interested in exploring business opportunities in a broad array of economic sectors, particularly: power, financial services, construction and technology. Some of the corporations comprising the Trade Mission are: AGS, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Covenant Security Solutions, EAI Information System, Essex Construction, International Green Structures, JML Investment Group, and STI Global Ltd. The statement said this would allow trade mission participants to be able to learn more about current investment projects, discuss specific proposals and forge local business partnerships.