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Trade Minister Champions Ghanaian-German Business Council

Alan Kyerematen

Ghana has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Federal Republic of Germany to establish the German-Ghanaian Business Council. The establishment of this council will facilitate the exchange of information and views on economic cooperation, trade and investment. It will promote industrial cooperation on Small and Medium scale enterprises and …

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Mining Must Make Africa Prosperous – President Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo

The mining industry is a catalyst for Africa’s economic transformation and the prosperity of its people, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said. He stated emphatically that it was not right that Africa, with its humongous mineral fortune that was sought after by the world, should remain inhabited by the …

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ECG Recovers GHS1.8m In Tema


The Tema Region of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has retrieved a total amount of GHS1,794,352 from 40 (forty) identified businesses that were involved in illegal connections during 2018. The amount represented 2.247Gwh of power and 80% of revenue collected. These businesses, which were apprehended through assistance from the …

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8 Tax Policies Suffocating Businesses — KPMG


An international tax consulting firm, KPMG, has identified eight different tax policies which are currently derailing the smooth running of businesses in the country. The policies include the decoupling of the GETFund and NHIL Levy from VAT, Luxury Vehicle Levy and the extension of National Fiscal Stabilisation Levy (NFSL). The …

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