Andrey Kostin holds a meeting with the head of the Republic of Ghana
President and Chairman of VTB Management Board Andrey Kostin and the President of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo held an official meeting at the Russia-Africa Economic Forum.
During the meeting, the parties discussed the development of cooperation across various economic sectors, the prospects of engaging Russian and international companies to participate in the implementation of large-scale projects in the country, as well as other areas of possible collaboration.
Andrey Kostin and Nana Akufo-Addo agreed on a number of future areas for cooperation in financing, the bank’s potential participation in various projects in the country’s commodity markets, including oil and gas, bauxite, gold, mineral resources, as well as VTB’s participation in execution of major infrastructure projects in Ghana.
Andrey Kostin noted that Africa is becoming increasingly important on the Russian international and business agenda. Ghana, as one of the fastest growing countries in the region, offers extensive opportunities for business development between Russian and African companies. VTB Group has significant expertise and track record in this region and is ready to contribute to the implementation of strategic initiatives of the group’s clients in Ghana.