Akufo-Addo meets Prime Minister of Canada to strengthen ties of co-operation


President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has held bilateral discussions with the Prime Minister of the Government of Canada, His Excellency Justin Trudeau.

The meeting took place in London on Sunday, May.

President Akufo-Addo indicated that their talks centered on strengthening the ties of cooperation and bonds of friendship between Ghana and Canada.

Ghana and Canada have enjoyed a good relationship over the years.

For instance, in 2021, two-way merchandise trade between Canada and Ghana reached over $475 million.

Canadian exports totalled more than $372.8 million while imports from Ghana reached $102.6 million.

The main Canadian exports included cereals, vehicles and parts, machinery, textiles and beverages. The main imports from Ghana included cocoa, rubber, mineral ores and wood.

Export Development Canada has designated Ghana as one of its key markets in Africa. Other organizations of interest with a presence in the country are the Canadian Commercial Corporation and the Canada Ghana Chamber of Commerce.



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