China’s leading cloud computing company, Inspur Group Co. Ltd. has picked Ghana for its regional headquarters in West Africa.
According to Peter Sun who is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Inspur Group, the decision was because of the impressive economic outlook, and the enabling business, political and peaceful climate in Ghana.
Furtherance to that, 10 Ghanaian students would be selected and offered internship programmes with the company and trained to take up jobs in the company’s operations in Ghana and West Africa.
Inspur is the fastest growing server vendor in the world, and holds the biggest market share for the sale of servers in China as well as 57% per cent share of global sales in the Artificial Intelligence server field.
Ghanaian President, Akufo-Addo while commenting he said, “the matters you are interested in green development, mobilisation of tax revenues, and the establishment of your West African Headquarters in Ghana are important matters for us. We are pleased to partner on this.”
“It will be very good for our country to be involved with major global companies like yours, as it will expose us to the best practices in the industry,” he said.
The President described Inspur’s decision to establish its West Africa regional headquarters in Ghana as an excellent one, because “Ghana is a stable country, our economy is picking up very rapidly, and so it is a good base not just for Ghana but also for West Africa.”
He assured the company of the safety of their investment in Ghana, stressing that “we encourage foreign investment in our country. So, as a base for doing business in West Africa, Ghana is ideal, and it will be a win-win situation for us all.”
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