GIHOC to take advantage of Ghana-Mexico trade relations


Accra, Dec 17, GNA- Following trade negotiations between Ghana and Mexico to begin in tomatoes and tequila, GIHOC Ghana Limited has also joined the bandwagon.


The trade negotiations, which is being faciliited by Ghana International Trade and Finance conference (GITFIC) would empower GIHOC to export their products to Mexico and also import some goods and raw materials for their products from Mexico.


Speaking to the Ghana News Agency in Accra on Friday, Mr Selasi Koffi Ackom, Chief Executive Officer of GITFIC said a delegation from his outfit and the Mexican Mission in Ghana met the entire Management of GIHOC, where they had a factory tour after a fruitful discussion.


He said as part of their arrangements, GIHOC, which is and the oldest and largest Alcoholic Beverage in West Africa would be exporting to the Mexican Market and also be buying from the Mexican Market to Ghana.


He said GIHOC, the new owner and operators of the Aboso Glass Factory Industrialization would also begin the production next year.


Mr Ackom said beginning the glass factory would mean that they would no more import glass products for their bottling and packaging.


He gave the assurance that the National Investment Bank and the Bank of Africa had given their commitment to Trade-Finance the venture.


Mr Ackom said the visit and negotiations that were led by his outfit with the Mexican Ambassador to Ghana and his Deputy Head of Mission was to leverage on trade relations between the two countries.


He said though there had been trade relations between them in the past, current negotiations could catapult them to higher levels in succeeding years.


Source: Ghana News Agency

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