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China to be engine of global economic recovery — Chinese Ambassador to Ghana

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The Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, Lu Kun, has pledged China’s commitment to be the engine of global economic recovery post-COVID-19. As the second-largest economy in the world and the main trading partner for over 140 countries, China has always played a major role in the recovery of economies. Ghana, for instance, was one of the largest trading partners with China, with Chinese businesses scattered throughout the country.

Kun spoke at a golf tournament organized to mark the 74th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China and the 20th anniversary of the Ghana Chinese Golf Association. He highlighted the significant changes that have taken place in China, such as China’s per capita GDP increasing from less than $100 in 1949 to over $100,000 and its population increasing threefold. The IMF predicts 5.2% growth this year.

The Ghana Chinese Golf Association has made great contributions to the country, leading to the development of a vibrant Chinese community in Ghana and the integration of the Chinese community into local society. Chairman Tang Hong of the Ghana Association of Chinese Societies said the 20th anniversary was a reflection on two decades of patience and dedication and the joy of the beautiful game of golf.

The association has grown from a group with just a dozen members to a larger club with more than 40 members, making it the largest foreign golf association in the country. The association has witnessed remarkable transformation and achievement within the golfing family, with individuals evolving into seasoned players and veterans continuing to raise the bar of their game.