GNCCI-BOSPHORUS EXPO WORLD COOPERATION INDUSTRIES FORUM
Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with Bosphorus Expo held the World Cooperation Industries Forum, an International Business-to-Business meeting at Alisa Hotel North Ridge, Accra from Thursday, July 21 to Friday, July 2022.
The purpose of the event was to bring together Turkish manufacturers and exporters to meet their international counterparts in Ghana to strengthen trade cooperation in the process of exchanging knowledge, products, and technological transfer.
WCI Ghana forum had over fifty-one Turkey from many sectors such as Construction, Food, Agriculture, Textile, Footwear, Automotive, Machinery, Health Care, FMCG, and Services.
A short statement on commercial connections between Ghana and Turkey was made by Mr. Stephane Abbas Miezan, 2nd Vice President of the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He asserts that despite the 60-year history of commerce between Ghana and Turkey, the focus should be on Turkish investment and technology transfer to Ghana.
According to Mr. Miezan, the Ghanaian government has implemented a number of programs and initiatives, including 1D1F, tax incentives, and AfCTA, which allows for the export of goods across Africa.
According to Mr. Miezan, a number of policies and programs the Ghanaian government has implemented, such as 1D1F, tax incentives that may be advantageous to the entire world as well as the Turkish government.
Additionally, he gave the Turkish delegation the assurance that the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre, and the Ghana Free Zones Authority are keen to assist them in enhancing the effectiveness of their operations.
In his remarks, Mr. Mohammed Ali Arus, the Marketing Manager for WCI, acknowledged that displaying various products in Ghana is the best option they have chosen. "He expects more than 100 participants with a population of 85 million, 43 ports, over 101,000 exporter companies, 366 organized industrial zones, and 18 free zones," he added.
As part of the activities, all collaborating stakeholders in attendance expressed their excitement for the forum and the opportunities it provided for Ghanaian importers/exporters and entrepreneurs to meet Turkish potential business partners.