The US-Ghana Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to the facilitation and promotion of trade & investment, economic growth, increasing business opportunities and advocacy on behalf of its membership in both countries.
WHAT WE DO
We bring the cultures of the United States and Ghana together through resources, innovations, and people.
Goals & Objectives
- Provide a forum for actionable discussion of matters of mutual benefit
- Seek to participate in the enactment of business friendly legislation at all levels of government.
- Present business enrichment programs, information and orientation on executing business in both countries.
- Provide a platform for one on one business opportunities through effective networking, research and partnerships in both countries.
- Strengthen the cultural and socio-economic ties between the two countries.
- Identify resources that match members need for funding, strategic partnerships and related activities.
Brief History on Ghana-US Relationship
The United States established diplomatic relations with Ghana in 1957 following Ghana’s independence from the United Kingdom. The United States and Ghana share a long history promoting democracy, human rights, and the rule of law. Ghana has set an example for countries throughout Africa in promoting governance and regional stability.
Ghana’s GDP grew at 14 percent in 2011 and annual GDP growth through 2015 is projected at least 7 percent, placing Ghana seventh in the IMF’s ranking for the world’s fastest growing economies.The United States is among Ghana’s principal trading partners, with two-way trade between the two countries rapidly increasing and reaching $1.6 billion in 2012.