Press Releases

The Ministry of Trade and Industry wishes to temporarily withdraw the Administrative Directive for the Exportation of Raw Cashew Nut (RCN)However, the Ministry is taking steps to ensure that the development of the cashew industry is accomplished through a comprehensive and inclusive process. The...
Monday, March 21, 2016 - 12:55
The Hon. Minister of Trade and Industry with oversight responsibilities for trade regulations and controls under the Import and Export Law (Act 503 Section 13) of 1995 as amended in 2000, issues the following Administrative Directive on the purchase and export of Raw Cashew Nut (RNC).Henceforth,...
Monday, March 14, 2016 - 16:06
In recent months, there have been claims and counter claims from different interest groups in the cement import and distribution sector. The claims have revolved around alleged low-priced dumping of imported cement. Other complaints have centred on the value that the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA)...
Monday, March 14, 2016 - 14:01
The attention of the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ghana, has been drawn to a publication filed by Favour Nnabugwu in the Business section of the Vanguard Newspaper dated February 17th, 2016 on the above mentioned subject matter.The said story sought to imply that Ghana has banned or prohibited...
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 10:26
The Minister of Trade and Industry Dr. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, has advocated for the setting up of an African Trade Information Sharing Platform to boost the trade and Investment ties between African Countries. “The African Trade and Information Sharing Platform Portal will be dedicated to providing...
Monday, July 27, 2015 - 12:40
The Minister for Trade and Industry, Dr. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah has called for direct foreign investment from China into priority areas especially the agro-processing and light manufacturing such as apparel, textiles and mineral processing to boost the growth of the Ghanaian economy. “We want...
Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 05:13
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Ekwow Spio- Gabrah has announced that the African Union Heads of State will launch the Continental Free Trade Area for Africa (CFTA) during their next summit in Johannesburg later this month. The CFTA which is expected to come into operation in 2017 will...
Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 00:38