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Business News of Monday, 19 August 2019


US Governor Phil Bryant discusses 1D1F with Alan Kyerematen

Phil Bryant, the United States Governor of Mississippi, has paid a working visit to Ghana’s Minister for Trade and Industry Alan Kyeremanten.

The visit was to among other things, discuss the implementation of the One District One Factory initiative of the Akufo-Addo-led government.

The Government of Ghana, as part of its industrialization agenda is facilitating the establishment of a factory in each of the 230 districts across the country.

The programme was a promise made to Ghanaians by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) ahead of the 2016 presidential and parliamentary elections, an election the then largest opposition party won.

Mr Kyerematen tweeted after the visit of Mr Bryant on Saturday August 17, 2019 that : “Hon. Alan Kyerematen, Minister of Trade & Industry, received a courtesy visit from U.S. Governor of Mississippi@PhilBryantMS & business execs interested in agribusiness and light manufacturing to discuss #1D1F & #SEZs.

“Bryant praised Ghana for economic policies improving lives.”