ECOWAS Gateway

Typical Concerns:
  • What is ECOWAS? 
  • How do I access business opportunities in neighboring ECOWAS Nations
The Economic Community of West African States or ECOWAS was founded in 1975 to promote the economic integration and development among 15 West African nations. ECOWAS has established two significant institutions; the ECOWAS Commission and the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID)
- The Commission acts as the governing body over the party.
- EBID is the financial institution which promotes the private sector, provides financing, and acts as a powerful instrument for poverty alleviation, wealth creation and job promotion throughout the West African region.
  • Opportunity
Ghana’s membership in ECOWAS widens the opportunities available to businesses. Trade and travel between the ECOWAS Nations are nearly effortless, which makes expanding your business operations a real possibility. EBID provides the consistent and safe banking alternative you will need to expand your operations across West Africa. Financing is available through EBID. ECOWAS also provides a network for investment opportunity. Those that are interested in operating within the ECOWAS Nations will find that business is encouraged and supported.
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