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November, 2017

  • 15 November

    Key highlights of 2018 Budget Statement and Economic Policy

    The government has introduced special initiatives targeted at turning the economy around and bringing financial relief and comfort to Ghanaians. These initiatives are contained in the 2018 Budget Statement and Economic Policy which was presented by the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta. In the budget which has been themed, …

October, 2017

  • 6 October

    One District, One Factory: 165 factories ready for roll out – Ahomka-Lindsay

    The Ministry of Trade and Industry has revealed that about 165 factories have passed the final approval stage to be established across the country under government’s flagship One District-One-Factory programme. Deputy Trade and Industry Minister Robert Ahomka-Lindsay, speaking at the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) USAID-FinGAP Agric and Agribusiness Investment …

September, 2017

  • 30 September

    ‘Ghana’s economy in limbo’ – Finance Minister

    The World Bank classifies every economy as low, middle or high income by Gross National Income (GNI) per capita as the basis for this classification because it views GNI as a broad measure that is considered to be the single best indicator of economic capacity and progress. Ghana since 2012 …

  • 13 September

    AMA targets mobilisation of revenue through technology

    The Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) Mohammed Adjei Sowah has stated that his Assembly would soon roll out measure to collect revenues through technology. He said the Assembly has a long term plan of making Accra a smart city with the use of Information Communication …

August, 2017

  • 27 August

    Minister urges businesses to pay attention to quality of goods

    The Minister for Business Development, Ibrahim Awal Mohammed has urged Ghanaian entrepreneurs and manufacturers to pay attention to the quality of goods and services they provide. He also advised them to avoid using shortcuts in their line of work but the rather focus on the quality of their products since …

  • 14 August

    “Government at Implementation Stage of Industrialisation Programme” – President Akufo-Addo

    The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appealed for the unflinching support of Ghanaians, particularly the private sector, as government begins the implementation phase of its programme of industrial transformation of the country. According to President Akufo-Addo, government’s industrial agenda is anchored on building the competitiveness of …

  • 14 August

    “Ghana To Increase Export Volumes Under AGOA To $500 Million By 2020” – President Akufo-Addo

    The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says his government is in the process of finalising Ghana’s new Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) export strategy and action plan, to boost the volumes of exports to the United States to $500 million by 2020. With Ghana unable to …

  • 14 August

    AMA to increase revenue collection

    The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has stated that they would step up strategies to increase revenue collection in the sub-metros under their jurisdiction. According to them revenue collected is the main source of funding for developmental projects therefore there is the need for them to find ways of reaching their …

  • 9 August

    Ghana to host Namaskar Africa 2017 on August 16

    The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), the apex Chamber of Commerce of India, in partnership with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India is organizing its flagship business initiative “Namaskar Africa” on August 16-17, 2017 at Ghana International Trade Fair Centre, Accra. Namaskar Africa …

June, 2017