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The Minister for Trade and Industry, Dr. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah has reiterated the need for Ghana to add value to its raw materials before exporting, indicating that the country will lose huge revenue if the trend continues.According to the renowned businessman cum entrepreneur, “we are doing...
Stakeholders in the cashew industry have committed to a road map for the smooth implementation of an export window in order to save Ghana’s cashew industry from total collapse. To this end, all players in the industry have agreed to the establishment of a Joint Working Group made up of the private...
The Ministry of Trade and Industry wishes to temporarily withdraw the Administrative Directive for the Exportation of Raw Cashew Nut (RCN)However, the Ministry is taking steps to ensure that the development of the cashew industry is accomplished through a comprehensive and inclusive process. The...
The Ministry of Trade and Industry has through a legislative instrument, imposed a ceiling on the annual importation of cement into Ghana.In a public notice signed by the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr. Ekwow Spio- Garbrah, the Ministry said the action will “bring sanity into the sector, bring...
Government has launched the Ghana Green Label farmer’s Manual, a training tool, to inform farmers on how to be green label certified.It is a training tool for farmers and other actors in the value chain, whose work enhance or maintain the quality of the certified products.The manual presents...
The Ministry of Trade and Industry has through a legislative instrument, imposed a ceiling on the annual importation of cement into Ghana.In a public notice signed by the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr. Ekwow Spio- Garbrah, the Ministry said the action will “bring sanity into the sector, bring...
The Ministry of Trade and Industry has through a legislative instrument, imposed a ceiling on the annual importation of cement into Ghana.In a public notice signed by the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr. Ekwow Spio- Garbrah, the Ministry said the action will “bring sanity into the sector, bring...
The Minister for Trade and Industry, Hon. Ekwow Spio – Garbrah has lauded efforts of stakeholders to put measures in place to ensure that bonded warehouses are not used by importers to evade taxes. To this end, the Minister has tasked stakeholder institutions to submit written proposals...
The Ministry of Trade and Industry has denied reports that the Government of Ghana has banned imports from Nigeria.A statement released by Nana Akrasi Sarpong, Ag. Director of Communication and Public Affairs, in response to a publication in the Nigerian “Vanguard Newspaper” on 17 February, 2016,...
Contrary to concerns and red flags raised by some trade unions and associations over the implementation of the ECOWAS Common External Tariff (CET), the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), has welcomed the CET’s implementation. According to the AGI, charging the same tax on imports in the sub...

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