Ghana now 6th investment destination in Africa

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The Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), a corporate and speculation banking arm of the First Rand Bank Limited, has positioned Ghana 6th on the current year’s ‘The place where to Invest in Africa 2021’ rankings.

An assertion mutually endorsed by Mr Delali Dzidzienyo of the First National Bank Ghana and Ms Joandra Griesel of the Rand Merchant Bank, expressed that Ghana started things out in West Africa as far as ventures appeal, beating Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal and Nigeria

It expressed that Ghana entered the COVID-19 emergency on a moderately more grounded balance than its African companions as the economy figured out how to keep away from a downturn in 2020 and enlisted development of 0.4 percent, beating the Sub-Saharan Africa economies, which shrunk by 3.2 percent all things considered.

“Basically, Ghana’s economy has seen significant movements in the course of recent years, situating it for huge development going ahead.

“This is upheld not just by essential area businesses like oil and gold yet sped up improvement in the tertiary area. We see the development, agribusiness and administrations areas as the primary impetuses for solid 4.2 percent normal development somewhere in the range of 2022 and 2023.” it expressed.


The assertion demonstrated that the 2021 economy had shown a consistent recuperation, with the (GDP) print at 3.9 percent, upheld by execution in both optional and tertiary ventures.

“Over the course of the following not many years, oil creation yield will ascend in the close to term upheld by higher oil costs that ought to energize further oil investigation in Ghana. There are comparable assumptions for gold creation, which have additionally upheld the public authority’s endeavors to control illicit mining movement, subsequently advancing the conventional area,” it expressed.


As per RMB’s Africa Economist, Mr Daniel Kavishe, the report surveyed the degree of the pandemic’s effect by outlining the scene of the landmass in pre-COVID-19 and portraying the two its genuine and likely results through the post pandemic.

“We made another arrangement of rankings that consolidated a portion of the unavoidable COVID-19-initiated difficulties, of which the working climate score was one,” he said.


The report incorporates an evaluation of the public authority’s capacity to help its different economies during such periods and furthermore investigated key topics arising out of Africa’s formative desires.

Mr Kavishe said that was fundamental on the grounds that “fiscal scores are significant pointers of how legislatures react to COVID-19.”

“Of these, three are vital to fighting the pandemic and reviving financial conditions; they are government mediation, an attention on our triple-danger areas, and medical care,” he added.

For Ghana, the report expressed that the following not many years would focus on the public authority’s capacity to combine fiscal spending, without a doubt important to ease the country’s obligation trouble.

The Chief Executive of First National Bank, Mr Dominic Adu, noticed that “Ghana has done amazingly well exploring the intense COVID-19 climate. We are exceptionally satisfied to be standing out in West Africa as far as monetary recuperation with expected GDP development of 4.1 percent in 2022. This moment is definitely the opportunity to put resources into Ghana.”