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“ENSURE GHANA CONFORMS TO RULES OF WORLD’S TRADE SYSTEM” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO

Posted: April 5, 2018 at 3:17 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Featured, World News

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has charged the newly constituted board of the Ghana International Trade Commission to ensure that Ghana conforms to the rules and regulations governing the world’s trade system. According to President Akufo-Addo, Government has taken the decision that “we want our relations with other nations, within and […]

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A degree holder now ‘waakye’ seller; the story of Atomic waakye

Posted: April 3, 2018 at 2:15 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Food & Drinks

What a bold step! Can you imagine your child, brother or sister completes university and after national service comes back to tell you: “I want to sell waakye”? Just for the sake of our international readers, waakye is a Ghanaian food made of par-boiled rice and beans. That is the kind of job three youngsters […]

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The first Ukrainian Trade mission has started in Ghana

Posted: April 3, 2018 at 2:10 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, World News

An official trade delegation of Ukraine has started its work in Accra within the frames of the First Ukrainian Trade Mission in Ghana. The delegation is headed by the Trade Representative of Ukraine – Deputy Minister for Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine, Mrs. Nataliia Mykolska and also includes the representatives of the Export Promotion […]

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MEDIA URGED TO SUPPORT EXPORT PROMOTION

Posted: April 2, 2018 at 9:33 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Featured

A deputy Chief Executive officer of the Ghana Export Promotion Authority, Mr Akilu Sayibu, has called on the media to support the Ghana Export Promotion Authority through positive publications. Speaking to media personnel in Tamale during the Easter festivities, Mr Sayibu indicated that the Ghana Export Promotion Authority exists to promote the export of non […]

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Private sector accepts Free Trade Area Agreement

Posted: April 1, 2018 at 4:34 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice

The Intra-African Connect, an organization committed to promoting and enabling Intra-African Trade and investment on Good Friday lauded the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement. The agreement commits countries to removing tariffs on 90 per cent of goods, and to liberalise services as well as create a trade bloc of 1.2 billion people […]

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Ghana must add value to export products to benefit from EPA

Posted: April 1, 2018 at 4:31 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, World News

The outgoing European Union (EU) Ambassador to Ghana, William Hanna says Ghana will not benefit from its Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the EU, if it fails to add value to the products it exports. Mr. Hanna, believes the EPA gives Ghana an opportunity to increase its revenue by producing and exporting more to the […]

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Ghana should stop borrowing -Dalex CEO

Posted: March 30, 2018 at 10:46 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics

Mr Kenneth Kwamina Thompson, Chief Executive Officer of Dalex Financing and Leasing Company Limited (Dalex Finance) said Ghana should stop borrowing to put the economy on track. He said Ghana was broke, and noted that “we spent almost 100 per cent of all our revenue including grants’ on three line items namely Compensation to employees, […]

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Lack of clarity on local content policies scares investors away – EBO Executive Director

Posted: March 30, 2018 at 10:44 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice

Executive Director of the European Business Organisation in Ghana, Nico van Staalduinen, has bemoaned the uncertainties surrounding Ghana’s stance on local content regulations. The Executive Director explained that the inconsistencies create an atmosphere of insecurity which doesn’t help businesses and drive investors away. He revealed that the trend has pushed lots of investors to reconsider […]

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Opuni, Agongo Granted GHc600k Bail

Posted: March 26, 2018 at 4:57 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics

Dr. Stephen Opuni, the former Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board and businessman Seidu Agongo have been granted self-recognisance bail in the sum of GHc300, 000 each. They are each to deposit their passport with the Director General of the CID and also report to the DG of the CID anytime they want […]

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Trump trade war: China tells US it will defend national interests

Posted: March 26, 2018 at 2:36 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics, World News

China warned the US it will defend its interests on trade, Chinese state media says, after US President Donald Trump backed tariffs on Chinese goods. The comments came in a phone call between China’s vice-premier Liu He and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Mr Trump has announced plans to impose tariffs on up to $60bn […]

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