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Brazilian firm Canada Containers may start business in Ghana


Brazilian manufacturing company, Canada Containers (from Nova Lima, state of Minas Gerais) said it would make Ghana the hub of its operations in the West Africa sub-region, according to newspaper New Ghana (on Tuesday, Dec. 5).

The company was part of a delegation of Brazilian investors who recently visited Accra  this year on a trade and investment mission organised by the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

According to the same source, the head of International Division at Canada Containers, Wilson Mendonca Jr, said the company planned in the medium term to start manufacturing locally using raw materials as well as labour from Ghana thus adding value to the local economy’.

‘Canada Containers will not only be importing finished products from Brazil, but also manufacture locally,’ he said.

In this direction, he said Canada Containers would hold a two-day exhibition from Wednesday December 6 and Thursday December 7 to showcase its manufacturing expertise.

Dubbed ‘ExpoSolutions,’ the exhibition will afford Canada Containers the opportunity to display and offer Ghanaians an interactive experience of their complete and personalized modular structure solutions.

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