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Netherlands to support Ghana's ports expansion

20 September 2013, 20:34

Accra - The government of the Netherlands seeks to support Ghana's plan to expand and develop its sea ports to meet the needs of growing imports and exports, according  to the Dutch Ambassador Hans Docter.

With about 100 companies operating in the West African country, the Netherlands is one of the top 10 FDI sources in Ghana, according to the Ghana Investments Promotion Centre.

"We are both the gateways to our backyard region, so it is important to develop our ports to support trade in our respective regions," the ambassador noted.

He said that there would be a symposium organised by the Port Development Partnership  African-Netherlands to find ways of establishing a sustainable and long-term development of Africa's main ports.



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