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FDA destroys seized COA-FS and assorted items in Cape Coast

The Central Regional Office of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has destroyed quantities of seized COA-FS food supplement and other assorted items declared...
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COVID-19: Ghana government waives demurrage and port rent charges

Government has waived all demurrages and rent charges incurred by importers and all other ports users during the COVID-19 partial lockdown between March 30...

FDA cautions manufacturers, importers and distributors of substandard sanitizers

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has cautioned manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers of products used in the prevention of...
Ghana Shippers

Ghana Shippers’ Authority schools haulage drivers on road safety issues

Ghana Shippers’ Authority (GSA) has taken another judicious step by organizing a sensitization workshop for haulage drivers in order to help address road safety...
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Kumasi Importers Plead with Government to Remove Illegal Checkpoints

Members of the Kumasi Central Market Association (KCMA) and the Eastern Corridor Importers Association (ECIA) have called on the government to as a matter...
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Exporters and Importers to Attend a UMB organised meeting

Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) has held a special colloquium on Trade and Treasury for clients and prospects, who are in the export and import...

Gov’ts Tax Stamp Policy Faces Possible Challenges

The General Secretary of the Food and Beverages Association of Ghana, Mr. Samuel Aggrey, says that the implementation of the Tax Stamp policy by...
A trader retrievesa receipt from an EBM. The amended law reinforces ministerial powers to fine taxpayers who circumvent using electronic billing machines to avoid paying taxes. (File)

High taxes killing importers and businesses in Ghana

A significant number of importers and businesses are deserting their business operations over the increasing number of taxes charged at the country’s ports coupled...

Ghana Loses GH¢850m Annually From Illegal Fuel Imports – NPA

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has disclosed that Ghana loses about 850 million cedis annually in taxes, due to the increased activities of fuel...

Fertilizer Importers Urged to Work Hand in Hand With Researchers

Fertilizer importers have been advised to partner with researchers to come out with quality to enable farmers get the required amount of soil nutrient...

Importers seek reduction on high charges on building materials

Importers of building materials want government to review charges on their imports.They argue that the continuous imposition of the levies is causing a strain...

Importers Association Begs Gov’t to Remove 2% Import Levy

The Executive Secretary of the Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana, Samson Awingobit, has lauded government for his announcement of a cancellation of the...

Importers, Exporters Asks for Stablization of the Cedi for Business

The Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana want the new government to put in stringent measures to stabilize the cedi at least within the...

Beautiful Creations Increase Co-operation With UCC

Beautiful Creations Company Limited, Importers and Stockist of hospital equipment has donated medical tools valued at GHȼ100, 000.00 to the School of Allied Health...

Importers and exporters urged to appreciate customs law

Mr Godwin Attoh, Deputy Commander, Legal, Custom Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), said what those who do business with Customs must know...

WestBlue teams up with GTBank to collect IDF fees

The channels are GTPay, GTCollect and GTBank’s USSD mobile banking service short code *737#. The partnership with Guaranty Trust Bank (Ghana) Limited is aimed at...
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WestBlue, GTBank partner up in the collection of IDF fees

The partnership with Guaranty Trust Bank (Ghana) Limited is aimed at offering clearing agents and importers additional convenient channels for the payments of fees...
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UK-Ghana Chamber of Commerce plans on investment tour

A statement issued by Mr Tony Burkson, the Chief Executive Officer of the UK-Ghana Chamber of Commerce, and copied to the Ghana News Agency...

Ghanaian shippers react to new terminal handling charges

A communiqué signed after an emergency meeting by the various stakeholders and copied to the Ghana News Agency revealed that the Terminal Handling Charge...

NESI Needs New Framework For Electricity Distribution

The issues surrounding cost reflective tariffs in NESI has remained unresolved even though it seemed all stakeholders acknowledged it but did nothing about coming...
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Implementation of excise tax stamp halts as businesses strike

This follows the implementation of the excise tax stamp policy by the Ghana Revenue Authority. While some manufacturers are expected to start complying with the...

Importers Disobey Calls to Cut Down Imports

Spare parts dealers in the country have rejected calls for a cut down in the importation of their goods. The demands for more dollars...
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Importers, Exporters Plan Demo On Feb. 25 Over Tax Hikes

The importers and Exporters say taxes like the Special Level Tax and the NHIS tax are making their work difficult hence the decision to...
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Exporters & importers to protest over increment in tax stamp

The Exporters and Importers Association of Ghana are threatening to embark on a demonstration if government fails to withdraw the recent increase on tax...

Importers, Exporters Kick Against ECOWAS-CET Regime In Ghana

Among their concerns is the astronomical hike in rates for basic consumables such as tomato paste, cooking oil and frozen foods from 20 to...

Government To Intervene In War Between Cement Producers, Importers

He said the exercise, with references to price build-ups in other countries, should enable the Ministry pronounce appropriately on the issue. Dr Spio-Garbrah said this...

CEPS says single window system will handle shady importers

The Customs division of the Ghana Revenue Authority is confident the newly introduced Single Window system will fix the challenges with its item valuation...

Chinese B2B platform aims to connect Chinese, African traders

Shenzhen Right Net Tech Group (Kenya)'s team leader Collins Mutoro told Xinhua in Nairobi their website,, provides African importers with savings of up...
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National Fertilizer workshop opens in Accra

Participants are also expected to come up with appropriate recommendations that would deal with fertilizer issues as well as inform policy. The Ministry of Food...

GRA Announces New Module Vehicle Importers

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has introduced a new module on the Pre-Arrival Assessment Reporting System (PAARS). The Used Vehicle Valuation Module will be used...