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Sampson Awingobit Asaki

Importers and Exporters Association reacts to BoG’s withdrawal of FX support

The Importers and Exporters Association has hinted at possible food shortages over the Bank of Ghana (BoG)'s decision to withdraw foreign exchange...

Importers and Exporters Association joins Arise Ghana demo

The Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana (IEAG) joined the Arise Ghana demonstration. Executive Secretary of the IEAG, Samson...
Sampson Awingobit Asaki

Importers and Exporters Association wants planned increase in duty suspended

Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana is unhappy about plans by Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) to increase duty...
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Importers and Exporters Association hints of price increment

The Ghana Importers and Exporters Association has hinted at price increment on goods and services, following the announcement of new tax levies.

Top official of Importers and Exporters Association joins 2020 political race

The Executive Secretary of the Importers and Exporters Association, Sampson Asaaki Awingobit has declared his intention to contest as a presidential candidate...
Sampson Awingobit Asaki

Importers and Exporters Association admonishes Customs, IT Service Providers against unnecessary downtimes

The Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana have called on Customs and its IT Service Providers to take necessary steps to cut...

Importers and exporters association donates items, GH₵1,000 to KABA’s family

Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana have donated towards the funeral of the late Asempa FM’s broadcaster, Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong popularly known as...
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80% poultry ventures fold up — Association

The increasing importation of cheap frozen chicken for the local market, coupled with the lack of adequate support to the industry in...

Importers kick against review of ‘benchmark value’ review

The Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana has cautioned the government against the intended review of the 50 percent benchmark value given...

Rice Millers Association calls for reversal of benchmark value reduction policy

Rice Millers Association of Ghana (RMAG) is calling for a reversal of the benchmark value reduction policy. This...

The Big Agenda: Car importers take on Mahama over salvaged cars

Automobile dealers in Ghana have rejected plans by the National Democratic Congress to scrap the ban on the importation of salvaged...

Importers kick against proposed 11% increment in cargo handling charges

The Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana has threatened to demonstrate against a proposed 11 percent tariff increment for cargo...
Chief Executive of Kofikrom Pharmacy, Mr. Kofi Addo-Agyekum

Kofikrom Pharmacy boss elected Vice Chairman of Africa Pharmaceutical Distribution Association

The Chief Executive of Kofikrom Pharmacy, Kofi Addo-Agyekum, has been elected the Vice Chairman of the Africa Pharmaceutical Distribution Association (APDA). 

Importers educated on local marine insurance benefits

Importers have been advised to insure their goods...

Gov't clandestinely replaces 1% tax relief with other taxes – Importers boss alleges

Importers are accusing government of charging cut throat prices at the Tema and Takoradi ports. According to them, the introduction of new taxes by the...

Importers abandon business over high taxes

A significant number of importers in Ghana are abandoning their operations over the increasing number of taxes charged at the country’s ports coupled with...

Importers threaten to increase prices of goods

Importers have threatened to increase prices of goods if government implements a proposed 0.02 percent import tax. Samson Awingobit Asaki, Executive Secretary of the Importers...

Importers threaten to increase prices

Importers have warned that they will increase the prices of goods in the coming months should government fail to halt the proposed 0.02 percent...

Association of alcohol manufacturers commends FDA probe into Adonko Bitters saga

The Association of Alcohol Manufacturers and Importers (AAMI) says it has observed with concern the recent media publications about alcohol abuse at an event...

Ghana being pushed out of competition in sub-region – GUTA

The President of Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA), Dr Joseph Obeng has disclosed that the high cost of doing business in...

2022 wasn’t good trading year as we lost majority of capital – GUTA Prez

The President of Ghana Union Traders Association (GUTA), Dr Joseph Obeng has disclosed that most members lost 55% to 60% of their...

Finance Minister lauds Jospong Group for investment in rice sector

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has lauded the decision by Jospong Group of Companies’ (JGC) to invest in Ghana's rice sector.
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Govt petitioned over ‘outrageous’ increment in price of flour

The Ashanti Flour Users Association is petitioning the Ministry of Trade and Industry over hikes in prices of flour.

Ghana in talks with Dubai oil refiner to barter gold for fuel

Ghana is in talks with Emirates National Oil Company for a barter arrangement that will enable the West African nation to buy fuel with...

2023 Budget: New revenue mobilisation measures burdening productive sector – Twum Akwaboah

Chief Executive Officer of the Association of Ghana Industries, Seth Twum Akwaboah, says government’s revenue mobilization measures as outlined in the 2023...

Govt committed to stabilising cedi – Finance Minister

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has reiterated government’s commitment to stabilising the Ghana cedi by the end of the year.

Aluminium glaziers to lock up shops over price hikes in raw materials

The Professional Glaziers Association of Ghana has served notice to lockup shops over what they described as continuous outrageous price hikes of...

5 happenings this week that may affect your cost of living and purchasing power

This week was ushered in by another rise in the prices of petroleum products. Though the increment had been...
The Chief Executive officer (CEO) of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Dr Bernard Okoe Boye

NHIA sends message to Ghanaians over ‘cash and carry’ system

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has assured it is working to address the concerns of the pharmaceutical industry which has resulted...
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Scramble for dollar at forex bureaus increases; panic, speculation worsen cedi depreciation

Joy Business report indicates large corporates that depend largely on dollars for transactions, particularly transfers overseas are scrambling for the US dollars,...

Cash and carry for medicines could cause collapse of NHIS – GMA

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has described as worrying, the decision by the Ghana National Chamber of Pharmacy (GNCoP) to sell drugs...

Pharmaceutical companies return to ‘cash and carry’ basis

The Ghana National Chamber of Pharmacy (GNCoP) has revealed the current economic challenges have affected the pharmaceutical industry. According...

GUTA members close shops beginning today

Members of the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) will today close shops in Accra to protest deteriorating economic situation. 
Executive Secretary of the Importers and Exporters Association - Sampson Asaki Awingobit

I do not know where they got their PhDs from – Awingobit fires govt...

The Executive Secretary of the Importers and Exporters Association has lambasted government officials for their poor handling of the economy. 

Sack entire management of GRA – Akufo-Addo told

The Executive Secretary of the Importers and Exporters Association of Ghana (IEAG), Samson Asaki Awingobit, has called on government to dissolve and...

Cedi depreciation getting out of hand – GUTA cries

The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) has raised an alarm over plummeting cedi value and its effect on businesses.
Bank of Ghana (BoG)

BoG’s policy rate increment is disappointing and callous – Economic stakeholders

Economic and Trading stakeholders in Ghana have described as disappointing and callous the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Ghana's...

Rice millers, others worried over suspension of benchmark value discount policy

The Rice Millers Association of Ghana has expressed dissatisfaction over the indefinite suspension of the benchmark reversal value discounts.
Investigative account of how $10m cocaine was busted at Tema Port

Implement benchmark value discount policy in national interest – AGI to govt

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has urged the government to remain unwavering in its decision to implement the reversal of the...