Jan 01, 2009This study investigates the determinants of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the Ghanaian manufacturing sector, using the Regional Project on Enterprise Development (RPED) dataset. The study adopts a binary logistic regression model in which the dependent variable, FDI, is expressed as a function of firm-level characteristics and location variables. The results of this study showed that accelerated economic growth. Foreign Direct Investment, as distinguished from portfolio investment, has the connotation of establishing a 'lasting interest' in an enterprise that is resident in an economy other than that of the investor. 1.1.2 The Government has put in place a policy framework on Foreign Direct Investment,

Energy, utilities and resources in Ghana

The significant growth in this industry has witnessed an increase in foreign investors in Ghana. Currently there are a lot of players in the gold mining industry: AngloGold Ashanti, Newmont Ghana, Gold Fields Ghana, Chirano Goldmines and Golden Star, who continue to invest in the Ghanaian mining industry.

The development discussion will serve to motivate my concern with the particular features of foreign direct investment in the Ghanaian mining industry. In Chapter three, I try to present a comprehensive picture of the Ghanaian economic structure and the mining industry.

According to the UNCTAD's World Investment Report 2020, FDI flows in Ghana decreased from 3 million to USD 2,3 million between 2018 and 2019. The FDI stock reached USD 38,5 million in 2019. Mining and oil exploration are the main sectors that attract most of the FDI.

Mar 10, 2004The period beginning in the 1980s and up to the present time could be referred to as the era of Foreign Direct Investment. One commentator once said that economic policy pursuits could be paralleled to fads. They come and go. Today you may be talking about FDI and the need to open up your economies. Tomorrow could see a shift to some other

Oct 19, 2017Foreign direct investment (FDI) in developing countries has a bad reputation. In some discussions, it is presented as tantamount to postcolonial exploitation of raw materials and cheap labour. However, recent data shows that FDI in developing countries increasingly flows to medium and high-skilled manufacturing sectors, involving elevated income levels (Figure 1).


In Africa, the extractive industries, such as oil and mining, attract most FDI inflows.5 This type of direct investments tends to be more volatile, which explains the erratic swings in FDI inflows in the cases of Congo and Mozambique. Ethiopia is an exception with the growth in FDI inflows being largely concentrated in the manufacturing sector.

Many developing countries pose high risks for foreign investors. However, the mining industry remains a priority area for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in most developing countries with mineral resources (Weber-Fahr, 2002). The mineral sector in spite of the horrendous picture painted of it, the associated health and safety

industry. Gold mining is one of the key areas of natural resources that is often argued to have the potential of boosting a country's economy through the attraction of direct foreign investment (Hilson Banchirigah, 2009). "Gold is the largest contributor to the economy, accounting for

Global Expo Botswana (GEB) is a premier business to business exposition to attract foreign direct investment (FDI), expand of domestic investment, promote exports of locally produced goods and services and promote trade between Botswana and other countries.

Ghana Investment Promotion Centre in the aspects of allocating foreign direct investment inflows from the sources of both direct and indirect injecting of money by the various foreign investing nations into these sectors. The following are sectors classified under the Ghana Investment

Jul 04, 2018„A Note on the Intra-industry Foreign Direct Investmen". Banca Nazionale del Lavoro (Rome) March, p.p. 265-284. Popović, G. (2009). Economics of the European Union, the macroeconomic aspects and common policies. Banja Luka: Faculty of Economics. OECD (2016). Foreign Direct Investment for Development, Paris, Retrieved, February 14, 2018.

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the development of the Telecommunications sector of Nigeria. The Ordinary Least Square (OLS) econometric method was used to examine the regression model that was stated to examine the role Foreign Direct Investment has played in the performance of the Nigerian Telecommunications Sector.

Sep 17, 2020Benefits of African Investments . Africa offers the highest return on foreign direct investment in the world, according to the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and UNCTAD. But, there are also many unique risks faced by those that invest in Africa.


Foreign tax credits are calculated separately for taxable foreign income from each business, employment, or investment and shall not exceed the average rate of Ghanaian income tax of that person for the year of assessment applied to that person's taxable foreign income for the year from each business, employment, or investment.

May 11, 2015Foreign investors reduced their holdings in Ghanaian securities by GH362million within the first three months of this year -- making it the second consecutive time in six months that non-resident investors have cut their investments, figures from the Central Securities Depository have shown. The divestment of securities is about 5% of the total value

The significant growth in this industry has witnessed an increase in foreign investors in Ghana. Currently there are a lot of players in the gold mining industry: AngloGold Ashanti, Newmont Ghana, Gold Fields Ghana, Chirano Goldmines and Golden Star, who continue to invest in the Ghanaian mining industry.

Currently, investment opportunities exist within the energy sector, where wind, solar, hydroelectric and geothermal power projects are in progress. The completion of the hydroelectric dam projects will greatly reduce the cost of electricity for the Ethiopian people, and give the

Jul 24, 2020According to the data provided by Reserve Bank of India (RBI), India's outward Foreign Direct Investment (OFDI) in equity, loan and guaranteed issue stood at US$ 12.91 billion in 2019-20. Foreign investment of Indian companies grew 18 per cent y-o-y to US$ 2.69 billion in March 2019.

AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP Working Paper No. 136 Foreign direct investment (FDI), as a key element of the globalization and of the world economy, is a driver of employment, technological progress, productivity improvements, and ultimately mining industry in terms of value (Table 2). 0 5000 10000 15000 20000 25000

Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment: A Sectoral and Institutional Approach Prepared by James P. Walsh and Jiangyan Yu While countries are generally interested in attracting FDI into the primary sector (petroleum, mining, and agriculture) for revenue purposes, few policymakers feel that investment in the inward FDI within an

Apr 17, 2018Foreign direct investment is an investment by a firm from one country in a business that it controls in another country. This can be contrasted with an investment in stocks by foreign investors whereby the investor doesn't exert significant control over the business. The following are illustrative examples of foreign direct investment.

demand established, local content goals for employment in the mining sector can then be developed (Step 3), together with strategies to support these goals (Step 4). Finally, monitoring of local content employment targets in the mining sector is crucial for ongoing development of

The Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC) Act, 1994 (Act 478), governs investment in all sectors of the economy except minerals and mining, oil and gas, and the free zones. Sector-specific laws further regulate banking, non-banking financial institutions, insurance, fishing, securities, telecommunications, energy, and real estate.

Foreign direct investment (FDI) is an investment from a party in one country into a business or corporation in another country with the intention of establishing a lasting interest. Lasting interest differentiates FDI from foreign portfolio investments, where investors passively hold securities from a foreign

the sector. At present, there are 52 IGF member countries, with Canada currently acting as the Forum Secretariat. In 2013, the IGF published a revised version of their Mining Policy Framework. The MPF is a "compendium of activities [the IGF member countries] have identified as best practice for exercising good governance of the mining sector