Saturday, December 3, 2022
In line with the law’s dictate to open regional offices and district officers across the country, the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) between 2016 and 2021 opened five zonal offices to augment its efforts of reaching out to every Ghanaian worker with the message of pension and retirement planning. It...
The EU-Ghana Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) can serve a relevant instrument in furthering the country’s ambition of becoming a regional and continental trade hub, head of EU Mission to Ghana, Irchad Razaaly, has indicated. This, he said, can be achieved when Ghanaian companies and businesses take advantage of enormous opportunities...
President of the African Organisation for Standardisation (ARSO), Professor Alex Dodoo, has called on ARSO member countries to seize the opportunities embedded in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to industrialise the continent and position it as a global manufacturing hub. With present economic uncertainties across the globe, he...
The recent downgrade of the Treasury’s long-term issuer by Moody’s Ratings – from a Caa2 to Ca with a stable outlook – should not be cause for immediate alarm, as market observers had anticipated the development and factored it into their decision-making, Economist and Research Lead at GCB Capital,...
Though agricultural sector spending as a percentage of total government expenditure in 2023 increased marginally to 1.95 percent above the previous year’s figure of 1.86 percent, the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has expressed concern that the allocation is still far below the expected 10 percent commitment made...
The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has begun enforcement of VAT compliance at stone and sand quarry sites across the country, with the aim of shoring-up revenue to meet its GH¢80.3billion tax target for the year. The Authority says its ongoing activity forms part of a series of enforcement to be...
Government is targetting to save about US$3billion in foreign exchange yearly from the proposed gold for oil barter policy, Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has revealed. The policy seeks to accumulate domestically mined gold in exchange for finished petroleum products, which he explains will reduce demand for foreign exchange to...
The country has made some significant gains in its annual petroleum revenue, recording US$1.16billion as of third-quarter - which is US$550.53million more than it realised for same period last year. This amount translates to an 89 percent increase compared to the previous year, 2021, petroleum receipts of US$618.46million. The surge in...
Nutrifoods Ghana Limited, the nation’s biggest culinary manufacturing facility, received the National Quality Award (Gold Category) at the just-ended Ghana Industry & Quality Awards held in Accra by the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI). The company was decorated with the award for distinction in promoting quality control during its manufacturing...
The current economic conditions pose a critical challenge to any senior manager or board member in the country, as they struggle to lift corporate Ghana from the economic meltdown’s negative effects, said Ken Ashigbey, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications,. Given the times in which these...
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