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PRESIDENT OF ACHAG CALLS FOR RISK MANAGEMENT REGIME TO BE RESPECTED AT GHANA’S PORTS

The President of the Association of Customs House Agents, Ghana, (ACHAG) Mr. Yaw Kyei, has called for risk management regimes at the ports of Ghana to be respected for improved trade facilitation.

Mr. Kyei who was speaking on the Eye on Port program, complained about national security operatives and some other institutions in the port clearance chain, accusing them of unduly delaying cargo clearance by impounding cargoes for what he termed “unjustifiable causes.”

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April 20,2021

PRESIDENT COMMISSIONS PHASE 1 OF B5 PLUS STEEL PLANT

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has commissioned phase one of the B5 Plus Steel Plant, an enterprise under Government’s One-District-One-Factory Initiative (1D1F).

Located within the Ningo-Prampram district, the 80-million-dollar factory, with an installed production capacity of 250,000 tons took 2 and half years to complete and is expected to produce different qualities of metal and steel products.

The second phase of the project will see an additional investment ...
April 20,2021

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