President Akufo-Addo commissions $16m tomato processing factory at Domfete

August 11, 2021 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has commissioned a $16-million tomato processing factory at Domfete in the Berekum West District in the Bono Region. The Weddi Africa Tomato Processing...

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1D1F creates 150,975 jobs – 104 Factories in operation

July 27, 2021 The Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Alan Kyerematen, says 150,975 direct and indirect jobs have been created under the One-District, One-Factory (1D1F) programme. Giving an update on the...

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iEPA won’t negatively affect AfCFTA prospects – EU Ambassador

July 6, 2021 Head of the European Union Mission to Ghana, Ambassador Diana Acconcia, has debunked assertions that the coming into force of the interim Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with Ghana...

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1D1F companies granted GH¢435m tax waivers last year

June 21, 2021 The government last year granted GH¢435 million in tax waivers, covering import duties and corporate taxes to 36 companies. The beneficiary companies comprise those operating under the...

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1D1F: 40 businesses approved in Western Region

June 14, 2021 The government’s flagship programme, One-District, One-Factory (1D1F), in the Western Region is progressing steadily as some factories engaged in rubber processing and ceramics have fully...

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Alan woos American investors, as US EXIM Bank seeks to assist 1D1F with $300 million

June 10, 2021 Ghana’s Trade and Industry Minister, Alan Kyerematen, made a strong case for Ghana during the US President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) virtual Roundtable...

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New Ghana Enterprise Agency ready to take up the mantle

June 10, 2021 The Ghana Enterprise Agency (GEA), a bigger entity established to efficiently manage the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) sector in the Ghana has started a new historic...

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‘Ghana is a haven of peace, investments are protected’ – Akufo-Addo to Spanish investors

March 30, 2021 “As most of you know, Ghana is a haven of peace, security and stability, indeed, the safest country in West Africa, where legitimate investments are protected. We have witnessed, through...

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TUC pushes for expansion of 1D1F and PFJ

January 13, 2021 The One District-One Factory (1D1F) and Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ), if pursued more vigorously, can strengthen the domestic private sector, the Executive Council of the Trades Union...

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GEPA holds AfCFTA implementation sensitisation programme in Savannah region

November 18, 2020 The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) has held a Regional conference on the implementation of the Africa Continental free Trade area Agreement (AfCTA) in Damango in the Savannah...

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