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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.

Benchmark Value Discount implementation forces Wilmar Africa to shut down oil production plant

Wilmar Africa Limited, producers of Frytol Vegetable Oil and Fortune Rice, has announced the imminent closure of its oil production division over...
Investigative account of how $10m cocaine was busted at Tema Port

GRA suspends reversal of benchmark value indefinitely

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has announced the indefinite suspension of the benchmark reversal value discounts. The benchmark...
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...
Former Member of Parliament for Bantama Constituency in the Ashanti Region, Henry Kwabena Kokofu

Why reversal of ‘benchmark value’ is good – Kwabena Kokofu

Executive Director of Environmental Protection Agency, Henry Kwabena Kokofu, has refuted claims that the government not supporting the growth of import and...

GUTA reacts to halt on reversal of benchmark value

The President of the Ghana Union of Traders Associations (GUTA), Dr Joseph Obeng, has revealed that “traders are overly excited and very...

Sammy Gyamfi’s take on benchmark value reversal

National Communication Officer of the Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi, has called on the government to totally cancel the reversal of its...

Covid-19 can’t be excuse for benchmark value reversal – NDC

National Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Sammy Gyamfi says the government cannot blame its recent decision to reverse the...

Expect increased smuggling – Traders to govt over ‘benchmark value’ policy reversal

The government continues to face stiff opposition from traders over the reversal of the benchmark value. The latest to...
Investigative account of how $10m cocaine was busted at Tema Port

Govt suspends Benchmark Values reversal until Jan 6

Government has suspended the benchmark review reversal until Thursday, January 6, 2022. A credible source at the Ghana Revenue...

NDC to hold press conference on reversal of benchmark value

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) will on Wednesday hold a press conference on the reversal of benchmark value discounts on imported...

Association executives kick against reversal of benchmark value

Executive Director of Ghana Import and Export Association, Sampson Asaki Awingobin has said government's decision on the reversal of the reduction of...

Prices of goods will double if Benchmark values are reversed – GUTA warns

The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) is warning prices of goods will increase significantly if government reverses the reduction of values...
Investigative account of how $10m cocaine was busted at Tema Port

Benchmark value scrap for 43 items takes effect tomorrow – GRA

Effective Tuesday, 4th January, 2022, the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) will begin the implementation of government’s policy directive...

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...
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GRA reverses 50% Benchmark Value policy on 32 categories of items

Effective Monday, November 15, the removal of the 50% Benchmark Values on 32 categories of items at the ports will be begin.

2022 budget: Don’t reverse 50% benchmark value – GUTA begs

The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) is appealing to the government not to reverse the policy on the 50% reduction on...

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...

Removal of 50% benchmark value will be suicidal – GUTA

The President of the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA), Dr Joseph Obeng, has reiterated that any intention by the government to...

Gov’t to review benchmark value in next year’s budget

Government is likely to make changes to the custom policy introduced in April 2019 which saw a reduction in benchmark values on...

Benchmark value reduction is having positive effects on consumers – GUTA

The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) says the 50 per cent reduction in benchmark value of imported goods and 30 per cent reduction...
Former Finance Minister, Seth Terkper

Seth Terkper reacts to e-levy endorsement reports

A former Finance Minister, Seth Terkper, has dismissed media reports which suggest his endorsement of the controversial Electronic Transaction Levy (E-Levy).

Wilmar Ghana to reward wholesalers with new travel promotion

Wilmar Ghana Limited, producers of Frytol cooking oil and Fortune Rice, has launched a promotion to reward its loyal customers in the...

Oil palm dealers send message to govt

The Oil Palm Development Association of Ghana (OPDAG) has called on the government to, as a matter of urgency, exempt them from...
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Akufo Addo appoints Kofi Ofosu Nkansah as CEO of NEIP

President Akufo-Addo has appointed Kofi Ofosu Nkansah as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme, (NEIP).

AGI fired over inability to produce enough goods for local economy

The Trader’s Advocacy Group Ghana has chided the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) over the inability to produce enough goods for the...

Akufo-Addo, Bawumia punishing Ghanaians for their bad economic management – NDC

The opposition National Democratic Congress has stated that the governing New Patriotic Party is punishing Ghanaians due to their government’s bad economic...

Fuel prices go up by 2.8%

Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) have begun increasing fuel prices slightly at the pump stations. According to energy think tank,...

Okudzeto Ablakwa reacts to 2021 Best MP ranking

North Tongu Member of Parliament (MP), Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has expressed appreciation to the management of Asempa FM, a subsidiary of the...
Dakoa Newman, Okaikwei South MP

Dakoa Newman ranked Best First time MP

 Member of Parliament (MP) for Okaikoi South Constituency, Darkoa Newman, has been adjudged the Best First time MP for 2021.

Okudzeto Ablakwa adjudged 2021 Best Performing MP

North Tongu Member of Parliament (MP), Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has been adjudged the Best Performing MP for 2021.

Nine batches and still counting: The AIT PhD success story

The Accra Institute of Technology (AIT), a leading technology-focused private university held its 17th Graduation Ceremony this past weekend  on the 18th...

Brawl in Parliament: Ghana’s Foreign Direct Investments may be undermine

A member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Razak Kojo Opoku said the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) since January 2021 has...

‘Apologising to Mahama’ – Manasseh Azure Awuni writes

APOLOGISING TO JOHN MAHAMA... When John Mahama first appeared on the presidential ballot paper in 2012, I voted for...

Fuel price to go down between 3% and 5% – IES

The Institute for Energy Security is projecting a 3% to 5% reduction in the price of fuel per litre at the pumps,...
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Price war as OMCs cut fuel prices

Consumers of petroleum products could be the biggest beneficiaries of fuel price reduction as leading Oil Marketing Firms (OMCs) slug it out...

Dear men, it’s okay to avoid dating broke women and be vocal about it

The idea that broke people should not be in a relationship needs to start applying to women, too. And this is why....

E-levy: NDC celebrates its MPs for rejection

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has commended its lawmakers for rejecting the E-levy proposal in the 2022 budget statement.

Martin Amidu’s take on 2022 Budget

On 30th November 2021, the Minority in Parliament knowingly absented itself from the sitting of Parliament to facilitate the Majority in Parliament...