The Vanuatu Trade Commissioner and his team on Monday 6th November 2023 paid a courtesy call on the Denmark Embassy in Ghana.
The parties discussed arears of mutual concern between Vanuatu and Denmark. Trade, investment, tourism, imports and exports were highlighted as that is the core mandate of Vanuatu Trade Commission Ghana.
The discussions revealed that there has been no trade relationship between Vanuatu and Denmark. The parties discussed the way forward to bridge this gap between these two countries even though Vanuatu is quite geographically a distant and remote from Denmark.
Team Vanuatu ceased the opportunity to throw more lights on Vanuatu’s strength in fishing, cocoa, coconut, kava and organic meat productions. It was revealed that the highly organic meat produced in Vanuatu is highly sought after by the Japanese and Chinese markets.
The Vanuatu Trade Commissioner informed the Ambassador that VTC GH is begun the process of opening bilateral relationships between Vanuatu and other African countries to deepen bilateral and trade relations between Africa, Vanuatu, and the Melanesian countries in the South Pacific.
A concept notes of VACONGHA PLUS, which is trade nations investment concept being spearheaded by the Vanuatu Trade Commission Ghana was as well presented to the Danish Ambassador in anticipation of Denmark’s participation as well.
The next VACONGHA event is scheduled for Congo DRC Kinshasa in 20024 while the VACONGHA PLUS which involves the addition of many other countries would be held in 2024. The Danish Ambassador applauded the concept and assured the Vanuatu Team he would forward this important subject matter to his Trade Attache’ for study and adoption.
The Vanuatu Trade Commission team was led by H.E Amb. Prof. Hugh Aryee the Trade Commissioner, Mrs. Ewoenan Belinda Nyamadi the Executive Secretary to the Trade Commission, Mr. Kwame Asiwome Dzineku, Head of Business Development & Trade Promotions, and Mr. Kofi Senyo of the Marketing Department.