Ken Ofori-Atta, The Minister of Finance is leading a government delegation on a non-deal road show in Hong Kong and Singapore from Friday, February 9, 2018 to Wednesday, February 14, 2018.
The roadshow is to expose new business opportunities in Ghana to investors and attract Asian fund holders to invest in Ghana bonds.
The move is also in line with the vision of the government of becoming a world-class financial hub in the sub-region.
In the 2018 Budget Statement and Economic Policy, government of Ghana gave a strong indication to take steps to position Ghana as the financial services hub in the sub-region.
A task force was established to ensure that Ghana becomes the preferred headquarters of all banks operating in the sub-region and the hub of financial technology and payment systems for the region, among others.
Mr Ken Ofori-Atta also indicated in the budget statement that the hub would host international private equity and venture capital firms to support entrepreneurship and assess to long-term capital by the private sector in the sub-region.
Therefore, the road show will afford the delegation the opportunity to study best practice to inform Ghana’s policies and programs for the financial sector.
Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Deputy Ministers of Finance, Energy and Information, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC); the Director-General, Securities and Exchange Commission and officials includes delegation from the Central Bank and the Ministry of Finance.
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