The Embassy of France in Accra has extended an invitation to Ghanaian companies to take part in a Business Forum, dubbed “Ambition Africa 2018,” slated for October 22 and 23 in Paris.
A statement issued by the French Embassy in Accra and copied to the Ghana News Agency on Tuesday said the “Ambition Africa 2018” was being organised by Business France, under the authority of the French Finance Ministry and the French Ministry of European and Foreign Affairs.
It noted that “Ambition Africa 2018” offers an outstanding opportunity for African and French companies to share their expertise, meet the key players and create partnerships through workshops and conferences.
It said following the discourse in Ouagadougou of the French President, Emmanuel Macron, Ambition Africa 2018 aims at reinforcing the trade and economic bonds between France and Africa.
The statement said ministers, ambassadors and company delegations from the Africa would be gathered at the event.
It noted that key institutional partners supporting Ambition Africa 2018 include AFD/Proparco, Bpifrance, CIAN, Medef, Medef International, CCEF, Conseil Présidentiel pour l’Afrique (CPA), the French Chambers of commerce and private sponsors such as CMA-CGM, Total, Engie, Societe Generale, CFAO Group, Fidal, Bollore and Logistics.
It said the French Embassy and Business France invited Ghanaian companies to participate in the Forum by signing up for free on the following website: www.ambition-africa.com.
Business France is a French Government Agency supporting the internationalisation of the French economy.
The agency helps companies in their international development and exports.
It also identifies new investors and promotes international inward investments.
Business France works toward developing France brand image and French companies and territories attractiveness. It enables international internship in French companies abroad.
It has 1500 employees in France and in 64 countries and relies on a private and public network.