The Deputy Managing Director of Societe Generale Ghana, Mr. Francois Marchal, has stressed the importance of developing relationships with the Chinese community by adapting the SG Group’s strategy to position the Chinese Desk in all its subsidiaries in Africa, with Ghana as a leading subsidiary within the group.
That, he said, would ensure that all the unique needs of the market’s segment were well catered for in line with the slogan of the SG Group — ‘Accompanying the business development of Chinese companies in Africa’.
Mr. Marchal was speaking at a Wine Tasting event organised by the bank for its cherished Chinese clients in Accra.
The event, which brought together over 40 major Chinese companies operating in the country, was to share expertise and knowledge on the country’s current macro-economic environment and highlight certain opportunities businesses could exploit.
The very innovative wine tasting session was done with a “French Touch.”
Ms. Sun Baohong, Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, lauded the continued enhancement of relations between Ghana and China.
She encouraged Chinese enterprises in Ghana to transact business to boost cooperation and explore additional diversified forms of financing to elevate the capacity of international and local operational levels.
She urged the participants to make further contributions to the development of the economies of China and Ghana.
Doris Ahiati, Head of Research of Data Bank, gave an economic briefing on the impact of the IMF programme on Ghana’s macro-economy.
CAI Shujue, Head of China-Africa Business Development at Societe Generale, Paris, also analysed the impact of the drop in the prices of crude oil on the world market on Sub-Saharan Africa countries.
By Times Reporter