The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has said it is to collaborate with the India Chamber of Marathwada Industries and Agriculture (CMIA), to set up an automobile hub in the country to manufacture spare parts for domestic use and export.
According to AGI President Dr. Yaw Adu-Gyamfi, the hub would also train people in skills development aside manufacturing spare parts and forms part of measures to position Ghana as an industrial hub in West Africa.
Dr. Adu-Gyamfi was speaking in Accra during a Ghana- India Business forum to explore investment opportunities organised by the AGI in collaboration with the High Commission of India and CMIA. It was on the theme: “Strengthening the Cooperation in Technology Transfer and Business Promotion.”
He further explained that the Association placed a high premium on private sector investments because it was an important component of the country’s competitiveness and growth strategy.
On his part, Kokil Prasad Laxmikant, President of CMIA, said their outfit was committed to partner with the association to expand business opportunities in entrepreneurial skills and other sectors for economic development.
Mr. Laxmikant said their outfit was looking forward to investing in the country’s one district, one factory policy since they have a complete industrial ecosystem spanning from education, hotels, hospitals, tourism among others.
He said it was their expectation that at the end of the discussion, there would be an end-to-end solution from their members in sectors of mutual interest to address the technology requirement by AGI members.