Ghana will soon become the key market to the UAE

Ghana is said to be the fastest growing key market of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Head of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ghana Office, Cyril Darkwa

This follows a revelation the Head of Dubai Chamber Ghana office, Cyril Darkwa.

The revelation stated as a reflection of Ghana Government’s efforts to strengthen its economy, attract investors and establish strong partnerships with the private sector.

According to Mr Darkwa, several UAE companies are investing in Ghana, especially in sectors like infrastructure, communications and tourism.

This he said was a massive improvement in Ghana’s economy.


Mr Dankwa was speaking at the Annual Stakeholder Dinner Reception organized by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry Ghana.

UAE Ambassador to Ghana, Kalifa Yousif Alzaabi adding his voice commended the efforts of the Chamber and urged it to do more to promote UAE business activities in Ghana.

“The Government of the United Arab Emirates has shown its commitment to increasing and deepening economic and trade ties with Ghana and this is evident by the opening of the first ever Embassy in Ghana,” he said.

He further added that “This singular act points to the fact that Ghana is indeed a country of interest to the UAE. The embassy works closely with Dubai Chamber of Commerce in facilitating a smooth entry of UAE based businesses into Ghana. This we do by offering advice on various sectors of the economy especially sectors that UAE businesses can invest in.” 

About the Dubai Chamber


The Dubai Chamber acts as a trusted partner to Dubai’s business community and is a vital link between the emirate’s dynamic private sector and its business-oriented government.

The Chamber operates 10 representative offices around the world, including its office in Accra, which was launched in 2015.

The Accra office provides businesses with guidance and assistance to Ghana companies that are keen to enter the Dubai market, while it also identifies business opportunities in Ghana that are of interest to Dubai Chamber members.

In April this year, the office facilitated a high-level trade delegation of government officials and business leaders from Ghana to the UAE, with the visit resulting in 175 bilateral meetings to advance commercial ties. Top officials, CEOs and executives representing Ghanaian government agencies, banks, insurance companies, agri-businesses, engineering companies and fintech firms also took part in the mission.


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