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Ghana International Trade & Finance Conference

09 - 10 Apr 2020 Add To Calendar
Movenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra, Accra, Ghana

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The Ghana International Trade & Finance Conference is a registered subsidiary of Rescue Shipping & Investment Agency Ltd and legally carrying its mandate under the laws and regulations of Ghana. The unique feature of our annual conference is its ability to galvanize the business community of Africa as a major driving force moving Africa as a block in the global trade and working together on its shared future. Our B2B Cocktail Dinner has been specially designed to allow for ample time to meet new business partners and possible funding from financial houses present.


  • Knowing and understanding everything about the African Continental Free Trade Area
  • Be informed on how to take advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Area


9:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Business)

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Paid Ticket Starts from 920 USD
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200 Exhibitors Estimated Count

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Logistics & Transportation
Banking & Finance


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Freight Forwarding at Merchants Alliance Africa

Tema, Ghana
GoingFaustina Melody Tietaah

Faustina Melody Tietaah

Team Leader/Development Worker at Godfrey K. M. Tietaah Memorial Ventures

Adenta Municipality, Ghana
GoingFrancis Owen Woyongo

Francis Owen Woyongo

Policy Analyst at Center for Governance and Economic policy

Accra, Ghana
GoingOlivia Konadu Ansah

Olivia Konadu Ansah

freight forwarder at Holly Trans Limited

Accra, Ghana



Apam, Ghana
bethelhem mesfin

bethelhem mesfin

business development executive at moss ict consultancy

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Dr Mawuli Lincoln Eleblu Darlington

Dr Mawuli Lincoln Eleblu Darlington

C. E. O.. / Board Chairman. at Elenmines Company Limited

Accra, Ghana

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Speakers (past edition)

Ismel Mohammed

Ismel Mohammed

Egyptian Head of Commercial Tema, Ghana
H.E Hanna Williams

H.E Hanna Williams

Minister of Trade & Industry Ghana
H.E Lulu

H.E Lulu

South African Ambassador to Ghana Ghana
H.E William Hanna

H.E William Hanna

EU Ambassador to Ghana Ghana
Dr. Yaw Adu Gyemfi

Dr. Yaw Adu Gyemfi

President of the Association of Ghanaian Industries Ghana
Mr. David Nutakor & Mr. Babar Badat

Mr. David Nutakor & Mr. Babar Badat

The President & Vice President of FIATA Ghana
H.E Charles B. Josob

H.E Charles B. Josob

Namibian Ambassador to Ghana Ghana

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Thu, 09 Apr 08:00 AM - 08:50 AMArrival & Coffee B2B
Thu, 09 Apr 09:00 AM - 10:45 AMSession I - On AfCFTA Trade Negotiators Session
Topic: The Agreements, The Disagreements et al; what was the most Challenging Point throughout the Negotiations? Was it addressed? If yes, How?HIGHLIGHT: (As Negotiators, it is obvious that many of the tough jobs were done by you. What we have today as the final Master Piece was achieved through your tireless effort as representatives of your various countries.)
Thu, 09 Apr 10:45 AM - 12:30 PMSession II - Ambassadors Session Session
Topic: Your Country’s Specific Preparedness in harnessing the full benefits of AfCFTA.HIGHLIGHT: (Specifically citing the Experience, Excitements, the Mix Feelings, the Doubts, the Shock, the Anxiety et al)
Thu, 09 Apr 12:30 PM - 01:30 PMLUNCH BREAK Break
Thu, 09 Apr 01:30 PM - 02:45 PMSession III - Academic Session Session
Topic: Africa; Can Salvation be found in AfCFTA?HIGHLIGHT: (Is AfCFTA the game-changer for Africa? Is that what we have been waiting for all these while?)
Thu, 09 Apr 02:45 PM - 03:15 PMCOFFEE BREAK Break
Thu, 09 Apr 03:15 PM - 04:45 PMSession IV - Ports, Customs & Immigration Authorities Session
Topic: Examining the Role of Ports, Customs & Immigration in a Successful Implementation of AfCFTAHIGHLIGHT: (AfCFTA can never been successful without a unified and harmonized key roles of the Ports, Customs and Immigration. There will be movements of good as well as movement of Labor)
Fri, 10 Apr 08:00 AM - 08:50 AMArrival & Coffee B2B
Fri, 10 Apr 09:00 AM - 10:45 AMSession I - Tech & Finance – Physical & Digital Connectivity aspect of AfCFTA Session
Topic: Addressing the Physical & Digital Connectivity Challenges; - The Role of Regional and Developmental Finance Institutions, Telecommunication & Digital Institutions and State ActorsHIGHLIGHT: (Banks must behave like Tech Companies to Survive. Tech and Finance should move hand in hand. The Physical Connectivity of AfCFTA is defined by GITFIC as MULTIMODAL TRANSPORT thus; Sea, Road, Air and Rail. Can an importer from Ghana or Nigeria easily have his/her consignment freight from PoL to PoD in Morocco, Egypt, Rwanda or Kenya?. Unless chartering, a vessel cannot move from Tema Port to Lagos without transiting through Asia or Europe.)
Fri, 10 Apr 10:45 AM - 12:30 PMSession II - Governors of State Banks & Finance Experts Session
Topic: The Role of African Central Banks in Harmonizing the Payment Systems within AfCFTAHIGHLIGHT: Trade goes hand in hand with Cash (MONEY). The definition of CENTRAL BANK couldn’t have been clearer than this; a central bank, reserve bank, or monetary authority is an institution that manages the currency, money supply, and interest rates of a state or formal monetary union, and oversees their commercial banking system.)
Fri, 10 Apr 12:30 PM - 01:30 PMLUNCH BREAK Break
Fri, 10 Apr 01:30 PM - 02:45 PMSession III - Heads of Chamber of Commerce & Industry Session
Topic: Industries Readiness for AfCFTA; Leveraging on the Opportunities for BusinessesHIGHLIGHT: (Chamber of Commerce and Industry Associations is the direct representative of the Business Community in every country. Members of this Chamber of Commerce are the direct target and beneficiary of the AfCFTA. These are the guys who will mainly drive AfCFTA.)
Fri, 10 Apr 02:45 PM - 03:15 PMCOFFEE BREAK Break
Fri, 10 Apr 03:15 PM - 04:45 PMSession IV - Heads of Trade Unions Session
Topic: Harmonizing Trade Unions in the Context of AfCFTA HIGHLIGHT: (A trade union is an association of workers forming a legal unit or legal personhood, usually called a "bargaining unit", which acts as bargaining agent and legal representative for a unit of employees in all matters of law or right arising from or in the administration of a collective agreement;- By this definition Trade Unions on the African Continent are deep stakeholders in AfCFTA.)
Fri, 10 Apr 04:45 PM - 05:45 PMSession V - State or Private Media Houses Session
Topic: Defining the Position of the Media in the total Implementation of AfCFTAHIGHLIGHT: (At what point will the Media be adequately educated on AfCFTA? The Role of the Media can never be under estimated. The Media is and has always been the PRIME MEANS of reaching the masses. As of now, the Media seems to be oblivious of AfCFTA).

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