Hyundai and Kia automobiles ready to set up assembly plants in Ghana this will kick off in less than a month.

Alan Kyerematen, Ghana’s minister for trade and industry, who disclosed this on Thursday “the plant will be ready by the end of 2022.

This project is a result of Ghana’s automative development programmes initiated by the industry, a development Kyerematen noted will see other automobile firms setting up assembly in the country.

“please to announce to that Hyundai and Kia are to set up assembly plants in Ghana by the end of 2022 to join Toyota Suzuki, Nissan, Kantaka, Volkswagen and Sinitrucks”. The minister twitted on his official handle. 

“the Ghana auto development programme, 3,600 assembly and 6,600  manufacturing parts job in Ghana”. 

Earlier in the day, the trade and industry ministry signed a deal with the invest for jobs “an initiative of the German Federal ministry of economic and development” to promote Ghana’s automative industry and back the building of industria parks. 

The event which was co-hosted the German ambassador to Ghana, Christoph Retzlaff and Kyerematen, signalled the world cooperation between nations. 

“for the purpose of this cooperation with the ministry, an amount of 540,000 Euros is being invested-through a financing agreement to support industria park development and to establish an automotive Desk at the ministry. 

The ministry posted on its official Facebook page, he added that through the “local assembly of vehicles 3,600 direct and indirect jobs would be created in Ghana, and the addition of  components and parts. 

Manufacturing will also add 6,600 direct and indirect jobs”. 


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