News Headlines

GIPC Holds Forum for Young Entrepreneurs

Mentors and Cross Section of Participants at GIPC YEF 2017

The Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC) on Tuesday held a forum for young entrepreneurs to throw more light on how the Centre works with entrepreneurs.

The forum under the theme, ‘connect-accelerate-grow,’ was aimed at sharing GIPC's strategy and to take the young entrepreneurs through the GIPC act.

Read more:

Young Entrepreneurs Need the Right Business Attitude to Succeed – Yofi Grant

Mr. Yofi Grant, CEO, GIPC

The Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC), as part of efforts to empower the youth and create billionaires who will become major investors in the economy, has organised an entrepreneurship forum with a call on young entrepreneurs to be focused, disciplined and determined.

According to the Chief Executive Officer of the GIPC, Yofi Grant, being an entrepreneur does not come on a silver platter, hence it requires a lot of sacrifices and the right attitude.

Read more:

Tax Exemption Policy: Gov’t Pays Ghc54m As Refund To Businesses

Government paid out about GH₵54million as refund to businesses under the new tax exemption policy as at June this year. The policy aimed at checking abuses and revenue losses requires that businesses make down payments of all tax obligations and subsequently apply for a refund. Director of the Finance Sector Division of the Ministry of Finance, Samson Akligoh said the policy is important in resetting the economy for successful business operations.

Read more:

Maltese Businesses Explore Investment Opportunities in Ghana

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) held an investment presentation for a 28-member business delegation from Malta, on a variety of business and investment opportunities here in Ghana.

The meeting, co-ordinated in partnership with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion, TradeMalta, and the Honorary Consulate of Malta in Accra, spurred fruitful conversation on investment opportunities in a variety of sectors including, housing, logistics, finance,  and education.

Read more:

Malta President in Ghana to Enhance Economic Ties

The President of Malta, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, is in Ghana together with her spouse to strengthen bilateral relations and enhance economic cooperation between the two nations.

Read more:

Upcoming Events

Mon Sep 25 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Northern Ghana Tourism Investment Summit 2017
Tue Oct 03 @ 8:00AM - 04:00PM
GIPC - USAID FinGAP Agric and Agribusiness Investment Forum 2017
Tue Oct 10 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
3rd Ghana Renewable Energy Fair (Conference and Exhibition)
Thu Oct 12 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Investment Promotion Mission to Canada
Sun Oct 22 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Mexico Business Summit 2017
Sun Oct 29 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Investment Promotion Mission to Dubai, UAE
Wed Nov 01 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Kenya Trade Expo Ghana 2017
Thu Nov 30 @ 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Ghana Club 100 Awards
Tue Dec 12 @10:30AM - 12:00PM
Ghana-German Business Forum
Wed Dec 13 @ 8:00AM - 11:00AM
4th Quarter CEOs Breakfast Series