Ghana's economy is expected to grow by 6-8% in the near term, with services and manufacturing growing at over 9% and agriculture at 3%. The thriving services sector employs about 30% of the country's workforce. Transportation & storage, energy & power, hospitality and banking & finance are the rapidly growing sub-segments. Ghana has created a successful business-enabling environment for inward Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), which averaged USD 3bn per year from 2009 to 2012. Investment opportunities are multi-fold, varying from banking & finance to energy, power, transportation and other infrastructure sectors.
The country has clear and extensive regulations in place with an investor friendly regulatory environment. A young economically active population, combined with rapid urbanization, represents rising domestic growth opportunities. Ghana has received a "High" overall score for Doing Business by the World Bank..