- May 13, 2022
- Posted by: Amos Ekow Coffie
- Category: Economics
Former United Kingdom (UK) Minister for Africa Mark Simons has said that Ghana is exactly the sort of African market the UK should be dealing with.
Ghana, he said, displayed a remarkable resilience to the economic effect of the pandemic, showing strong economic gains through last year
“Ghana has displayed a remarkable resilience to the economic effect of the pandemic , showing strong economic gains through last year Given its relative strength.
“Ghana is exactly the sort of African market Britain should be looking to partner with…this growth with economic activity is something the UK could benefit.”
Meanwhile, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has charged African leaders to put their synergies and resources together to articulate a new way of addressing infrastructural concerns on the continent.
Speaking at an Infrastructure Solution summit organised by the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) in Abuja, Nigeria, Thursday May 12, Mr Akufo-Addo encouraged leadership on the continent, to demand an equal playing field on the global finance market.
In his view, this willenable Africa adequately enhance efficient infrastructural development.
“it is absolutely important that we should expand the influence of the institutions like AFC, ADB. ADB has recently gone for recapitalization to enable it to be able to do more.
“The governments of the continent we need to to put our weight behind this attempt but we also equally need to address structural constraints in the global capital market in the world.”