The Export-Import Bank of Korea (Korea Eximbank) held a ceremony for the opening of its office in Accra, the capital of Ghana, on May 28, it said. 

The office will support social and economic infrastructure development projects in the region with South Korea’s Economic Development Cooperation Fund (EDCF), Korea Eximbank said. 

Korea Eximbank said, about 100 key persons participated in the ceremony including Lim Sung-hyuk, the vice president of Korea Eximbank; Lyeo Woon-ki, the South Korean ambassador to Ghana; Koji Makino, head of the Ghana office of the Japan International Cooperation Agency; William Amuna, president of GRIDCo; Cassiel Ato Forson, Deputy Minister of Ministry of Finance of Ghana; and Millison K. Narh, deputy governor of the Bank of Ghana. 

Lim Sung-hyuk said that the Korea Eximbank’s office in Ghana will also support South Korean companies’ local sales activities in the Western Africa region including Ghana.