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GEPA LAUNCHES DIPLOMA PROGRAMME IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority in collaboration with the International Trade Centre and the Institute of Export and International Trade has launched a Diploma in International Trade Programme.

This program is in furtherance of GEPA’s core mandate of capacity building of the exporting community to broaden Ghana’s export basket.

The one-year online programme is aimed at providing participants with opportunities to understand how to trade internationally, develo...
April 20,2021

GMA ENGAGES STAKEHOLDERS ON 2012 CAPE TOWN AGREEMENT AHEAD OF RATIFICATION

Ghana is expected to in about six months ratify the Cape Town Agreement of 2012 under the auspices of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) which stipulates standards and best practices for fishing at sea, globally.

To this end, a forum on the ratification of the Cape Town Agreement of 2012 and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Work in Fishing Convention 2007, has been held in Accra among key stakeholders of the industry, to discuss and offer inputs for fruitful impl...
April 20,2021

CUBAG GETS NEW EXECUTIVES

The Interim National Executive Committee (INEC) of the Customs Brokers Association of Ghana (CUBAG) has been sworn into for what is expected to be a new dawn for the Association.

CUBAG, is one of four recognizable associations of the freight forwarding fraternity in Ghana whose members have been engaged in customs brokerage in and out of the ports of Ghana for nearly 3 decades.

The inaugural ceremony brought together members of sister-associations such as the Ghana Institute o...
April 14,2021

HARMONIZATION OF STANDARDS MADE NECESSARY FOR INTRA-AFRICA TRADE IN AfCFTA

The Acting Director in Charge of the Western Corridor, at the Ghana Standards Authority, Jessica Nkansah has revealed that standards have been harmonized across the African continent in the wake of the implementation of AfCFTA in order to facilitate trade among party states.

Jessica Nkansah, who is also the Head of the Competent Authority for Fish and Fishery Products at the Ghana Standards Authority said this during an interaction with the general public on the Eye on Port program.April 14,2021

INTERVENTIONS IN SERVICE DELIVERY SHOULD ENCOURAGE TRADERS COMPLY WITH REGULATIONS – FDA & GSA

Two of Ghana’s key statutory agencies, the Food and Drugs Authority of Ghana and Ghana Standards Authority have intimated that deliberate interventions made in their service provision are geared towards promoting traders’ ease of doing business while performing their core mandate of regulating trade through monitoring and standardization.

Speaking on Eye on Port, the Head of the Centre for Import and Export Control at the Food and Drugs Authority, Emmanuel Yaw Kwarteng rev...
April 14,2021

FDA & GSA ASSURE OF RESOLVE TO MANAGE DEAD FISH INCIDENT PRUDENTLY

The Food and Drugs Authority and the Ghana Standards Authority have expressed their resolve in ensuring that unwholesome food and food products are neither consumed nor transported in and out of the country.

Officials from the Food and Drug Authority and the Ghana Standards Authority have indicated that they are on top of the task with respect to mitigating any threats to public health while managing the issue of the several fishes that washed ashore some coastal areas in Ghana.

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April 14,2021