To help enhance the ability of the GIPC to lure investments in all sectors, the two investment promotion agencies will team up to hold events in both countries. In a memorandum of understanding signed by both countries in August, Switzerland will assist the GIPC in recognising and creating a strong assortment of investment projects for both local and international investors.

The GIPC will also be responsible for supporting local companies to come up with marketable investment projects and will help to market investment projects at roadshows in both countries.

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Switzerland’s assistance to Ghana will concentrate on economic and trade measures in the four main spheres of transparent public finances, a sound investment climate, strengthening of the financial sector and infrastructure regulation.