Ghana Participates In The 2024 WTO Conference

Nana Ama Dokua Asiamah-Adjei (2nd from right)

Ghana’s Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry overseeing International Trade
Nana Ama Dokua Asiamah-Adjei, lead Ghana delegation to represent the nation at the 13th Ministerial Conference of the WTO (MC13) in Abu Dhabi, UAE, from 26 to 29 February 2024.

Attended by trade ministers from 166 WTO member states, MC13, focused on crucial agreements transversing agriculture, fisheries, development, WTO reform, dispute settlement, and e-commerce.

The conference fell off against the scenery of recent geopolitical tensions, impacts of climate change, increased energy costs and pressures for global economic fragmentation.

In her opening address, Ghana’s deputy minister for trade and industry Ama Dokua stressed Ghana’s and Africa’s imperative to articulate concerns, particularly in development and agriculture.

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She encouraged WTO members to reinforce obligation to multilateral trade by making essential concessions, flagging solidarity to the global trading community.

Ama Dokua will also participate in the Sustainable Trade Africa meeting on MC13’s sidelines. Ghana aims to leverage this forum to attract global investment, positioning itself as Africa’s premier investment destination, bolstered by hosting the AfCFTA Secretariat and an unflinching commitment to Africa’s turn of events and global market reconciliation.

Ghana’s delegation includes- Emmanuel Antwi, ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations and WTO in Geneva, Ebo Quaison, Minister, Commercial to the WTO, Mickson Opoku, head of Multilateral, Regional and Bilateral Trade, and Yaa Kyerewaa Baasi, all representing the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ghana.

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