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Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah has urged Municipal and District Chief Executives to empower youth for private sector entrepreneurship programmes.He said municipal and district assemblies should aim at enhancing access of rural MSEs to rural finance schemes to enable growth...
By George Ramsey BenambaAccra, April 18, GNA - President John Dramani Mahama on Monday denounced some security agencies for procuring security boots from other countries, while abandoning those produced by the Kumasi Shoe Factory."Although the Kumasi Shoe Factory is producing high quality boots for...
By Kodjo AdamsMs Rita Weidinge, Executive Director of African Cashew Initiative (ACI), has called on African governments to invest in the production and policy development of the cashew sector, to increase economic value and enhance private investment.She noted that it is imperative for Africa to...
The Ministry of Trade and Industry has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with its counterpart in Belarus for the establishment of a $10million tractor manufacturing plant in Ghana. Belarus which controls over 14%  share in the Global manufacturing of tractors intend to take advantage...
Ghana’s quest to speed up the ratification of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) would help address the numerous cross-border challenges faced by traders, Mr Emmanuel Doni-Kwame, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce has said.Mr Doni-Kwame, also the Managing Director of...
Ghana’s quest to speed up the ratification of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) would help address the numerous cross-border challenges faced by traders, Mr Emmanuel Doni-Kwame, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce has said.Mr Doni-Kwame, also the Managing Director of...
The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) is holding a-four-day training in export marketing fundamentals for over 30 exporters and financial actors across the country.The aim of the workshop is to support the export community to acquire managerial, technical and trade capacity as well as...
The Ministry of Trade and Industry, in collaboration with the Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet), has instituted an annual trade facilitation awards scheme to encourage actors in the sector to render first class services.The National Best Trade Facilitation Awards will target 36...
The Minister for Trade and Industry, Dr. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah has reiterated the need for Ghana to add value to its raw materials before exporting, indicating that the country will lose huge revenue if the trend continues.According to the renowned businessman cum entrepreneur, “we are doing...
Stakeholders in the cashew industry have committed to a road map for the smooth implementation of an export window in order to save Ghana’s cashew industry from total collapse. To this end, all players in the industry have agreed to the establishment of a Joint Working Group made up of the private...

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