Ghana Industry

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Long famed for its vibrant traditional prints, the Ghanaian apparel industry has experienced volatility in recent years, with exports falling to a historic low in 2016. Nevertheless, as a result of government efforts to support the revitalisation of the segment and the take-off of a number of key firms, the segment appears to be on the road to...

 

The combination of a buoyant economy and demographic shifts such as rapid population growth and rising urbanisation levels are driving new trends in the Ghanaian retail sector. International brands and mall developers are becoming increasingly present, and the scope for the expansion of modern retail is considerable, following a decade where...

 

What factors have led to Ghana’s improved ranking in the World Bank’s ease of doing business index?

 

Building on several years of robust growth in the sector, Ghana has launched a multifaceted programme aimed at increasing its industrial capacity and output. This wave of new initiatives is designed to strengthen the investment environment for manufacturing and boost the value-added component of the country’s manufactured exports. While...

 

Ghana’s bid to increase the nation’s solar capacity is taking place across a number of fronts. Most of this capacity is derived from the 20-MW photovoltaic (PV) plant operated by independent producer BXC Ghana. The government has expressed its determination to end reliance on kerosene lanterns in rural regions – which are known to be...

 

Ghana’s energy sector is in a moment of transition. In 2017 oil was the largest source of energy in the country, at 42.5%, closely followed by biomass at 40.6%. This mainly consists of the firewood that has historically been used to heat homes and small businesses. While some traditional energy sources remain popular, new developments are...

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