Sub-20% interest rates needed for businesses to be competitive – GUTA

June 2, 2021 President of the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA), Dr. Joseph Obeng says until interest rates on loans drop below the 20 percent mark, the recent reduction in the monetary policy...

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Customs outline arrangement to liberalize over 90% of tariffs during AfCFTA implementation

August 28, 2020 African Customs are working towards eliminating substantial amount of tariffs upon commencement of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Chief Revenue Officer of the Customs...

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Customs outline arrangement to liberalize over 90% of tariffs during AfCFTA implementation

August 27, 2020 African Customs are working towards eliminating substantial amount of tariffs upon commencement of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Chief Revenue Officer of the Customs...

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Trade Ministry announces roadmap for inspection of foreign-owned retail shops

August 5, 2020 The Ministry of Trade and Industry has announced that all shops closed by the Ghana Union of Traders Association, GUTA, as well as shops already opened in designated operational areas will...

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GUTA requests 3-week grace period for members to mobilize funds to clear goods

April 27, 2020 The Ghana Union of Traders’ Association (GUTA), is appealing to government to give its members a three-week grace period to mobilize funds to clear their goods from the country’s...

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Govt orders suspension of demurrage, storage rent charges on all cargoes

April 20, 2020 The government has ordered the suspension of demurrage/detention, storage rent charges on all cargo that arrived at the ports since March 30, 2020, when the lockdown that was intended to...

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Allow diplomacy to prevail- President urges trader unions

December 4, 2019 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has cautioned Ghanaian traders against taking the law into their hands under the guise of enforcing laws governing retail trade. He advised the...

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Cargo tracking starts today

October 15, 2018 The Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) policy takes off today (October 15, 2018). The policy was piloted from July 1, 2018 but was suspended in August following agitation by the Ghana Union of...

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