The much anticipated business event – China trade week which started last Wednesday is ending today with local businesses taking advantage of the process to establish a business-to-business relationship with their Chinese counterparts.
The trade week was to enable more Ghanaian business entities develop a working relationship with the aim of not only surge Ghana exports to the Chinese markets, but develop a deliberate business engagement with their Chinese counterparts of how to successfully trade with China.
Although, the event was orchestrated in this direction, but the appeal made by the Business Development Minster, Dr Mohamand Awal during the event urging Chinese business to partner with their Ghanaian counterparts served as a great boost for local business.
“I want to urge Chinese business to partner with Ghanaian counterparts to help make Ghana the hub of industrialization in Africa. The discipline and innovation that China has over the years undertaken to make your industries great, let us have that same partnership” Dr Mohamand Awal expressed this during the launch of the event.
A number of local enterprises Goldstreet Business interacted with during the event confirmed that their interaction with Chinese counterparts has yielded good results.
The event brought together members from the production, manufacturing industries and other sectors from China to develop a business-to-business relationships with the Ghanaian counterparts as well as learning how to enter the Chinese market.
During the event, a number of distinguished personalities were awarded for their contribution to the economy. They include Business Development Minister Dr. Mohammed Awal, Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industries Mr. Mark Badu-Aboagye, the CEO of Ghana Tourism Authority, Mr. Akwasi Agyeman.
By Rebecca Marteki Markwei