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Togbe Afede XIV leads business delegation to Brazil



The Board Chairman of the World Trade Centre Accra, Togbe Afede XIV will be leading a delegation of prominent business professionals to participate in a trade and investment mission to Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo, Brazil from the 29th of March to 3rd April 2014.

The visit is to allow trade missions and other companies interested in exploring new business opportunities in Ghana to come to the country and meet government officials for the execution of such businesses. It will as well promote joint venture businesses for
business growth.

It is targeted at consolidating the bilateral relations among the two countries aimed at attracting investment opportunities for the country's development.

The trade mission will include companies interested in exploring business opportunities in a broad array of economic sectors, particularly in the information technology, agriculture, infrastructure and among others.

Among other sectors of interest will also include autoparts, aviation, construction, energy and gas, real estate, textiles, transportation etc.

Some of the firms comprising the trade mission are entrepreneurs in the aviation industry, construction and energy business owners, managing directors of information and communication sectors and business leaders among cross boarder traders.

There will be business to business meetings with Brazilian companies. They including: JBS Friboi, Queiroz Galvao, Sabo and Stafanini.

In honour of the delegation, the Ghana's Ambassador to Brazil, Wallace Gbedemah will host business summit to be held in Sao Paolo and will seek to introduce the Brazilian business operators to key issues in Ghana including; how to access the Ghanaian market and legal aspects in the Ghanaian business environment.

The business to business meeting will have key note presentations on the following topics: 'The African growth cradle for the next decade.'

Other speakers at the business summit will include Mr. William des Bordes of Weston Group, Mr. Larry Otoo of Fugars & Co.

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