Mrs. Kate Quartey-Papafio, Chief Executive Officer of indigenous cable manufacturing giant Reroy Cables Limited has called on the Trade Ministry to help promote indigenous content to help grow and build the nation’s economy. She made this call during the Association of Ghana Industries, 59th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Accra last Thursday.
This year’s AGM was themed “Positioning Local Industries for Global Competitiveness”
Mrs. Papafio said the Trade Ministry should Pick up a product and set up a five (5) year target to make it a household name to help grow local brands to match international brands in the global market space.
She emphasized we have to build a culture to have contagion effect on buy Ghana build Ghana creating market for local industries in the global market space.
She again said Ghana as a country has to transform its culture from being a liability into an asset for it competitiveness globally when realistic target are set to build local brands to earn the country more foreign exchange.
She finally said visionary skills and technical expertise will drive this agenda.