An agricultural machinery manufacturing firm, Minos Agri expressed interest to open an assembly plant in Ghana to serve the Sub Saharan African market.
This according to the company is a long time initiative supported by the Turkish government to expand its market to other African countries.
This was revealed by the International Business Relations Director of Minos Agri, Kaan Sen when the Ghanaian delegation led by the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Carlos Ahenkorah paid a working visit to Minos Agri.
The tractor and agricultural machinery manufacturing and assembling company in Izmir, Turkey is one of the biggest agricultural manufacturing firms in Turkey.
Mr Ahenkorah and his team were met by the International Business Relations director, Mr Kaan Sen and other directors of the company.
The company expressed interest in setting up an assembling plant in Ghana to serve the West Africa and the Africa markets as a whole.
“Our plan is to open up an ultra-modern assembly plant in West Africa, specifically Ghana as the headquarters and we are committed to this dream” he noted.
Adding that “Minos Agri will like to invest in the agricultural potential of Ghana because we see a lot of opportunities in the sector”
In addition, the director in charge of domestic trade of the company stated their interest to be part of government’s program to improve Agriculture through technology and mechanization.
Mr Ahenkorah on his part assured Minos Agri of the support of the government to enable them establishes their plant in Ghana.
He re-emphasized on the political stability of the nation, the comparatively impressive economic growth for the last couple of years among other African countries and the government’s investment drive towards an industrial transformation that is shaped and captured in incentive packages.
“Ghana is the gateway to Africa and we have the strategic infrastructure and facilities to aid in your business growth aside from the stable political environment,” he assured.