More than 30,000 Chinese live in Ghana

    About 30,000 to 50,000 Chinese currently live in Ghana, mainly in the capital Accra, Tema and Kumasi. Among them, there are about 6,000 employees from Chinese enterprises. Currently, there are more than 50 large Chinese enterprises in Ghana, mainly engaged in engineering contracting, electric power, aviation, mining and mining, telecommunications, steel, building materials, pharmaceutical, agriculture, forestry and fishery. About 300 Chinese companies are registered in Ganara.

    The main enterprises invested by China in Ghana are: Shenneng Ansuogu Power Plant, African World Airlines, Xinan Sunshine, Sentuo (steel, Ceramic tile), Senda Group (Hardware, diapers, laundry powder, ceramic tile, real estate), Wangkang Ceramics, Sanbao Pharmaceutical, Rebecca Wigs.

    The MAIN ENTERPRISES ENGAGED IN PROJECT CONTRACTING are: China GEOLOGICAL Engineering Corporation, China International WATER AND Electric Corporation, Huashan INTERNATIONAL Corporation, China Hydropower Construction Corporation, China Railway No. 5 Engineering Bureau, HuALONG (Ghana) Group Corporation, Jiangxi International Economic and Technological Cooperation Corporation, Gezhouba Group Corporation, etc.39bet-xsmb-xổ số tây ninh-xổ số binh phước-xổ số binh dương-xổ số đồng nai

    ​Additional major foreign cooperation enterprises are: Huawei, ZTE, China Fisheries, Anhui Kaitai, etc.

    Main investment projects: agriculture, fishery, real estate, building materials, furniture, food and beverages, ceramics, steel, pesticides, shoes, wood processing, textile and clothing industries.

    Trade ITEMS: ALL KINDS OF DAILY NECESSITIES INCLUDING BUILDING MATERIALS, BAGS AND CLOTHING, food, home appliances, MOBILE PHONES and accessories, hardware, lamps AND lanterns, stationery, plastic products, ELECTRICAL appliances, motorcycles, cars and auto accessories wholesale.

    The Chinese are currently operating supermarkets, clinics, hospitals, hotels, hotels, restaurants and vegetable farms in Ghana.

    In Ghana, if it is a large Chinese enterprise such as a central enterprise, the construction engineer is about 16,000-25,000 yuan, while the private construction engineer is about 15,000-20,000 yuan. Carpenters, bricklayers and rebar workers earn about 15,000 to 18,000 yuan a month. So if you want to go to Africa to work or try to choose Chinese-funded large enterprises, so that not only is the salary high, and will not be in arrears, there is also a lot of security.

    Chinese workers at Chinese companies typically earn about 1.5 times to twice as much as their counterparts at home.

    In Ghana, at present, numerous enterprises in China are difficult. On the one hand, because of the outbreak of the economic recession, on the other hand, Ghana regulation is extremely strict, set up a high threshold for investment and trade, Ghana's population is tiny, sales market, numerous companies have no serious research, insufficient understanding of the Ghana market, products do not adapt to wait for a reason, causing the loss. Arrears in Africa are difficult to settle and require a lot of effort, and trade fraud in Ghana is frequent and varied. At the same time, we should not only guard against local people but also some local Chinese. ​Numerous enterprises have been cheated, so we must be careful when doing business in Ghana.

    Ghana, the Republic of Ghana, is located in the west of Africa, south of the Atlantic Gulf of Guinea, the coastline of about 562 kilometers. Ghana is abundant in gold and was known as the "Gold Coast" until it became Ghana. The capital Accra has a coastline of about 562 kilometers, a land area of 238,500 square kilometers and a population of 30.42 million.

    Ghana is an influential trade and distribution center for goods in West Africa, reaching a large market of more than 300 million people in the Economic Community of West Africa.

    Ghana's major industries are oil, gold and cocoa.

    Ghana has discovered large quantities of oil and natural gas offshore in recent years, and oil extraction has become the first pillar of Ghana's economy.

    2a40a5f52e3ea272482803be7aaba687Rich in gold sands off the coast, Ghana became Africa's largest gold producer in 2019. Around 2010, the Shanglin people from Guangxi came to Ghana to pan for gold. At the most, about 50,000 Shanglin people came to Ghana to pan for gold. ​Now, illegal gold mining is not allowed in Ghana.

    Historically the world's largest cocoa producer, Ghana is currently the world's second largest cocoa producer after Cote d 'Ivoire.

    In most areas of Ghana, the security situation is stable, but there are still unstable factors in the border and remote areas, trying not to travel at night.

    According to the statistics of Chinese Customs, the main commodities exported by China to Ghana are as follows: 1. motor, electrical equipment and parts; 2. ​mechanical equipment and parts; 3. ​iron and steel products; 4. ​vehicle and its accessories; 5. Plastic products; 6. Shoe; 7. Textiles and garments, the main categories of goods imported by China from Ghana include: 1. mineral fuels, mineral oils and distilled products; 2. ​bituminous material; ​mineral wax; 2. ​mineral sand, slag and ash; 3. ​wood and wood products; 4. ​cocoa and cocoa products; 5. Copper and products; ​oil seeds and seed kernel; 6. 7. Industrial or medicinal plants, etc.

    Ghana has strict requirements for foreign businesses to protect its traders. Foreign trade companies are required to have a minimum registered capital of $1 million and employ at least 20 local employees. The Ghanaian investment law specifically prohibits foreigners from "selling in the market or hawking anywhere, doing small business or selling at small kiosks".

    ​The only areas in which Ghanaians are allowed to specialize are: 1. to operate within the "market" or to engage in small business, hawking or selling from kiosks anywhere; 2. 2. ​rental cars and car rental (but foreigners can also operate rental cars and car rental businesses if they invest more than 25 new cars); 3. ​beauty salon; 5. Manufacturing of exercise books and other basic stationery; 6. Drug retail; 7. Production, supply and retail of packaged water; 8. Gambling other than football

    In 2021, China exported $8105.15 million of goods to Ghana, while China imported $146.498 million worth of goods from Ghana.

    According to the data released by the International Monetary Fund in April 2022, Ghana's total GDP in 2021 was $76.5 billion, and Ghana's GDP per capita was $2,441.

    Ghana has a minimum wage of two dollars a day. Machine operators earn $0.84 per hour, and managerial positions earn about $300- $400 per month.

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