Ghana is an average natural resource-enriched country. It has a mixed economy, and Ghana’s stock exchange is the 5th largest in Africa and the third-largest in the sub-Saharan Africa.
The country is mainly into manufacturing, petroleum and natural gas production, industrial minerals mining, and tourism. On February 22 and 26, 2002, respectively, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group’s International Development decided to support a debt-reduction package for Ghana under the Highly Indebted Poor Country initiative. Ghana’s debt relief was equivalent to approximately 3.7 billion US dollars.
As of 2021, Ghana has the 9th largest economy in Africa. Since its debt relief, the country has taken a turn for the better.
The list of top companies in Ghana keeps growing, and today we are talking of the 10 best companies in Ghana. This ranking was done by Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC).
The ranking is called Ghana club 100, aiming to recognize the top 100 companies to serve as a role models for private sector businesses. To be eligible, a company must be a limited liability company.
Companies with government interest must have the government owning less than 50% shares, unless the company is listed on the stock exchange.
Best Companies In Ghana
1. Scancom Ghana Limited.
Scancom Ghana limited are the operators of the MTN telecommunications network. MTN offers different segments that suit the lifestyles and economic situations of the people simultaneously, allowing them to enjoy the best solutions.
2. Kosmos Energy Ghana
Kosmos Energy Ghana is the leading deepwater exploration and production company. This company is focused on meeting the world’s growing demand for energy.
Their assets include oil production and exploration in proven basins offshore of Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, the United States of America, and Mexico.
3. Goil Company Limited
Goil is the leading petroleum company in Ghana, focusing on marketing quality petroleum and other energy products. A management team runs the company, and the government of Ghana owns 34.2% shares.
4. Sunon Asogli Power Plant Limited
Sunon Asogli Power Plant Limited is a modern high efficient, natural gas fuel combined cycle power plant. It is located at Tema in Accra.
It is jointly owned by Shenzhen Energy Group Company Limited and China African Development Fund, each owning 60% and 40% shares.
5. Total Petroleum Ghana
Total was formerly known as Mobil Oil Ghana Limited. It is a Ghanaian petroleum company, and it operates 225 petrol stations in Ghana as of October 2006.
They deal in oil and gas exploration and production, natural gas and LNG trading and transportation, and oil refining.
6. Goldfields Ghana Limited
This company is located in Accra. It is part of the Metal Ore Mining Industry and has 5612 employees. Goldfield generates about 728 million dollars in sales.
It is presently the world’s fourth and Africa’s second-leading producer of gold. It is the number one gold mining company in Ghana. Furthermore, it is owned by a global multinational precious metals’ producer, Goldfields Limited.
7. Olam Ghana Limited
Established in 1994, Olam Ghana Limited is one of Ghana’s leading agricultural companies.
They operate from multiple locations, and the company primarily deals in cocoa, cashew, packaged foods in wheat, including Milky Magic, Perk, and King Cracker biscuits.
Presented above are the best top 7 companies in Ghana
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