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Parliament of Ghana Praised Over Import Restriction Bill Suspension


The Chamber of Automobile Dealership Ghana (CADEG) has praised the Speaker of Parliament, Majority and Minority Caucus of Parliament, Chairman of Finance Committee of Parliament, the Ranking Member of the Finance Committee of Parliament, Chairman of the Subsidiary Legislation Committee of Parliament, Chairman of the Trade and Industry Committee of Parliament, the Ranking Member of the Trade and Industry Committee of Parliament for their invaluable contributions and role in advocating and achieving the suspension of the laying of the import restriction regulation.

In a joint statement signed by Nana Adu Bonsu Agyekum, President of CADEG, and Mr Eddie Kusi Ankomah, National Chairman, the Chamber conveyed its heartfelt gratitude to the legislative arm of government.


The statement attributed the suspension of the Import Restrictions Constitutional Instrument (CI) to the collaborative efforts, and instrumental support in fostering an informed dialogue with key the relevant stakeholders.

“Your commitment to our shared cause has been instrumental in fostering a collaborative and informed dialogue with key stakeholders, including policymakers and government officials,” the statement pointed out.

The statement acknowledged the decision reflected not only the government’s responsiveness but also its commitment to engaging in a comprehensive and inclusive decision-making process.

“The suspension of the Bill is a testament to the effectiveness of our collective efforts and the strength of our advocacy supported by the Rt. Honourable and MPs. Your dedication to ensuring that the concerns of the automobile industry were heard and considered during the process has significantly contributed to the positive outcome we’ve achieved,” the statement reiterated.

CADEG also added that: “As we continue to work towards well-balanced and sustainable importation policies, we recognise and appreciate the pivotal role you have played in this journey”.

“Your support has been crucial in upholding the interests of the industry and promoting fair and equitable trade opportunities,” CADEG said in the statement.


CADEG further looked forward to the government’s continued partnership and collaboration as they embraced future challenges and opportunities within the automobile sector.

The statement said together, they could contribute to the development of policies that supported the growth and sustainability of their industry and the economy of Ghana.

It added: “We are grateful to Rt. Honourable and MPs for the unwavering support and commitment to the success of CADEG’s advocacy initiatives, and we value our partnership. Once again, we are grateful for the positive role you have played towards the achievement of our goal.”

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