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Ghana bags $2.89bn in non-traditional Exports

Ghana bagged $2.89 billion from Non-Traditional Exports (NTEs) in 2019 according to figures from the Ghana Exports Promotions Authority (GEPA). The 2019 non-traditional exports earnings was 3.10 per cent higher than that of 2018 which was estimated at $2.83 billion. According to GEPA, non-traditional exports accounted for 8.53 per cent …

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Ghanaian exporters face high import duties in Britain

Ghanaian exporters are in impending danger of being slapped with high import tariffs by Britain as the country is just weeks ago from a no-deal Brexit. While Ghana is part of a preferential trade terms deal involving the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the European Union, Britain’s …

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Ghana’s electricity export hits two-decade high

Ghana’s electricity export in 2019 reached the highest level in two decades, with 1,430 Gigawatt hours (GWh), representing 7.9 percent of total electricity generation, exported to neighbouring countries, the Energy Commission’s National Energy Statistics report has revealed. The country’s electricity import in 2019 fell to 127 GWh, equivalent to 0.7 …

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Importers & Exporters skeptical about duty reduction

Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana (IEAG) has expressed skepticism about the reduction in benchmark value of import duties at all of the country’s ports. According to them, the announcement by the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia at a Town Hall meeting, though laudable is vague.   Executive Secretary of …

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