Ghana Industry

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While helping to increase exports, Ghana’s depreciating currency, the cedi, has had a negative impact on a number of local industries relying on imported inputs, like manufacturing. As 2016 reached its close, though, a combination of measures appeared to be contributing to greater currency stability.

 

While the automobile industry is yet to surpass peak sales levels achieved in 2012, the sector is slowly recovering its breath. The market is still largely dominated by second-hand sales, yet as the economic situation in Ghana stabilises over time, the country’s growing middle class and overall young and urban population could spur the...

 

The Cement Manufacturers Association of Ghana (CMAG) has repeatedly pressured the government over the course of the past couple of years to take action against what it views as unfair trade practices, in particular from Nigeria and China. As a result, the government recently adopted protective measures, including establishing mechanisms to...

 

Ghana’s retail sector has grown significantly in recent years, attracting a swathe of international retail chains and brands. This is thanks to a growing middle class, a largely young and urban population and a relatively underdeveloped formal retail market.

 

What do you see as the single biggest obstacle facing manufacturers in Ghana?

Chapter | Industry & Retail from The Report: Ghana 2017

Ghana’s retail sector has grown significantly in recent years, attracting a swathe of international retail chains and brands. This is thanks to a growing middle class, a largely young and urban population and a relatively underdeveloped formal retail market. With recent changing economic conditions, including high inflation and interest rates, limited and irregular power supplies, currency...

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