The trade exchange between the UAE and Ghana amounted to over $1.2 billion by the end of 2017, a media report said, quoting a senior Ministry of Economy official.
"Afro-UAE relations are significantly evolving and we are attaching growing importance to strengthening business ties with the Republic of Ghana," Abdullah bin Ahmed Al Saleh, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Economy for Foreign Trade Affairs was quoted as saying in a Wam report.
Al Saleh was delivering his inaugural speech of the UAE - Ghana Investment and Business Forum in Accra yesterday in the presence of a number of government officials and businessmen from the two countries.
Describing the national economy of Ghana as one of the fastest growing in West Africa, Al Saleh pointed to the presence of several Emirati companies investing in the infrastructure, telecommunications, and tourism domains in Ghana in a way that is constructively contributing to the African country's economy and goes in line with the government of Ghana's plans to draw FDIs and cultivate robust partnerships with the private sector.
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