Ghana will continue to develop policies for the Auto industry-Prez @ launch of Nissan Assembly Plant
President Akufo-Addo on Thursday, March 31, 2022, commissioned the Nissan Assembly Plant, located in Tema.
At the event, the President stated that the move marks yet another important milestone in our quest to make Ghana a new manufacturing hub of Africa, and, in particular, realise our vision of becoming a leading player in the automobile industry in Africa.
He was delighted that, in the automobile sector, Ghana has successfully wattracted investments from a number of global iconic brands, including Volkswagen, Toyota and now Nissan. Other original equipment manufacturing groups, including Hyundai, KIA and Isuzu, have also reached advanced stages of establishing commercial production facilities in Ghana.
According to him, Ghana will continue to design innovative policies to ensure the sustainability of the industry, including developing a vehicle financing scheme aimed at supporting the purchase of locally assembled vehicles.