Standard Chartered Group Chief Executive, Bill Winters engaged key clients and stake holders at an economic roundtable during his recent visit to Ghana.
The discussion focused on current global and local economic trends and was moderated by Dr. Emmanuel Kumah, Board Chairman of Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited. Guests at the discussion included key policy makers, industry stakeholders and the Bank’s clients.
Key themes for discussion included the global and regional economic outlook focusing on trade tensions, Brexit, as well as the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). Participants also deliberated on Ghana’s half year performance and medium-term economic outlook post Ghana’s exit of IMF extended credit facility and near term growth opportunities for government and businesses.
Ghana is a key market for Standard Chartered, having operated in the country for more than 120 years. The economic session, which was highly informative with very significant insights and perspectives shared by stakeholders and policy makers gave the Standard Chartered Chief Executive a holistic and balanced percpective of Ghana ‘s economy with the accompanying challenges and opportunities.
Whilst in Ghana, he paid a courtesy call on His Excellency, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo Addo, the President of the Republic of Ghana and had meetings with other key stakeholders.