Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC)

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) is a Government agency, responsible under the GIPC Act, 2013 (Act 865): to encourage and promote investments in Ghana, to provide for the creation of an attractive incentive framework and a transparent, predictable and facilitating environment for investments in Ghana.

Object

The object of the Centre is to ;

(a)    Create an enhanced, transparent and responsive environment for investment and the development of the Ghanaian economy through investment; and

(b)    Encourage, promote and facilitate investment in the country.

Functions

For the purposes of attaining its objects, the Centre shall, actively encourage, promote and facilitate investments into and within Ghana and shall:

(a)    formulate investment promotion policies and plans, promotional incentives and marketing strategies to attract foreign and local investments in advanced technology industries and skill-intensive services which enjoy good export market prospects;

(b)     initiate and support measures that will enhance the investment climate in Ghana for both Ghanaian and non-Ghanaian enterprises;

(c)    initiate, organise and participate in promotional activities such as exhibitions, conferences and seminars for the stimulation of investments, to present Ghana as an ideal investment destination;

(d)    collect, collate analyse and disseminate information about investment opportunities and sources of investment capital, incentives available to investors, the investment climate and advise upon request on the availability, choice or suitability of partners in joint venture projects;

(e)    register, monitor and keep records of all enterprises in Ghana;

(f)     register and keep records of all technology transfer agreements;

(g)    identify specific projects and prepare project profiles on investments and joint venture opportunities in Ghana and attract interested investors for participation in those projects;

(h)    bring about harmonisation in investment policy formulation through  coordination of the activities of all 

Office of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre

other institutions and agencies; and

(i)     perform any other functions that are necessary for the attainment of the object of 

Act 865