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Ministry Of Trade & Industry

P.O.Box MB 47, Accra, Ghana
Fax: +233 302 665-663

Alan John Kyerematen

The Ministry of Trade and Industry has overall responsibility for the formulation, implementation and monitoring of Ghana's internal and external trade.

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Minister tours Ghana Nut Company at Techiman

10/04/2021

The Bono East Regional Minister, Akwasi Adu-Gyan, has paid a familiarization visit to the Ghana Nut Company Limited in Techiman to acquaint himself with the operations of the facility and also to assure management of government rsquo;s readiness to r... Read More

Zero extinction status makes Atewa no-go area for mining

10/04/2021

Ghana rsquo;s Atewa Range Forest, designated by the Government of Ghana as a Globally Significant Biodiversity Area, has from today made it on to the list of the world rsquo;s Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) sites.Click Here To View Original Artic... Read More

Ghanaians should stop blaming ECG over dumsor – PURC

10/04/2021

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has jumped to the defence of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) saying the company cannot be entirely blamed for the recent power cuts in the country aka dumsor.Click Here To View Original Article... Read More

Plastic waste 'swallows' Cape Coast beaches

10/04/2021

Tonnes of plastic wastes have engulfed portions of beaches in Cape Coast, depriving the environment of its beauty and serenity to tourists. The historic town has suffered this fate for years and calls on fishing communities to ensure good sanitation... Read More

Govt engaging stakeholders, being tactful in passing broadcasting bill – Oppong Nkrumah

10/04/2021

Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has said government is engaging with relevant stakeholders to pass the broadcasting bill. According to him, the government is taking inputs from technocrats and industry experts and at the same time bein... Read More

The Ministry of Trade and Industry has overall responsibility for the formulation, implementation and monitoring of Ghana's internal and external trade. It is the sector ministry that ensures that Ghana derives maximum benefit from internal trade relations and that domestic trade is conducted in a smooth and orderly manner. The Ministry seeks to strengthen trade relations with all friendly countries on a most-favoured nation basis consistent with her membership of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The promotion of trade with other developing countries particularly, our sister African countries continue to be a major concern in the endeavour to enlarge Ghana's global market and enhance South-South co-operation. To meet the challenges posed by the changing domestic and international trade environment; the Ministry is pursuing proactive policies designed to create conditions for the renewal of Ghanaian industry and commerce. One major policy measures being employed for the achievement of accelerated and sustainable growth is the Ghana Trade and Investment Gateway Programme, which seeks to promote foreign direct investment and to establish Ghana as a major manufacturing, value added, financial and commercial centre in West Africa. Mission Statement The mission of the Ministry of Ministry of Trade, Industry & Special Presidential Initiatives (MOTIPSI) is to effectively develop and promote Ministry of Trade, Industry & Special Presidential Initiatives to be globally competitive through: Policy formulation Facilitating enterprise development including MSEs Development and enforcement of standards in trade and industry Promoting and facilitating Ghana's internal and export trade with emphasis on diversification and value-addition Promoting and facilitating Ghana's active participation in Global Trade through participation in multilateral and Plurilateral Institutions as well as champion Ghana's market expansion drive. MOTI will use well-trained and highly motivated personnel serve the business and industrial community with utmost efficiency, transparency and promptness. Trade Sector Policies In implementing medium-term policies in the trade sector, account is taken of Ghana¼s objectives of participating fully in the globalized market, the rationalization of tariffs and the promotion of intra regional trade. Policies are therefore being pursued within the framework of national macro-economic objectives and strategies that take account of the opportunities presented by the Uruguay Round results and other multilateral trade agreements. In the medium term trade sector policies that are the focus of attention are:- Creation of a buoyant and self-sustaining export sector Expansion of domestic trade thereby ensuring the countrywide availability of goods at reasonable prices Pursuit of efficient and effective import management practices Adoption of anti-monopoly legislation and other regulations to protect the consumer Pursuit of anti-dumping policies in international trade through rationalization of all tariffs and the identification of all non-tariff barriers to trade Active and effective participation in multilateral trade to secure increased market access for Ghana's export especially processed and semi-processed goods and to achieve stable, fair and remunerative prices for commodities of export interest to Ghana. Industrial Sector Policies The thrust of the industrial policy is the promotion of an accelerated and sustainable industrial development within a liberalized and global economic development. Increasing industrial share of GDP to 37% from the current level of 16% with an average growth rate of 12%. The Ministry of Trade, Industry & Presidential Special Initiatives has overall responsibility for the formulation, implementation and monitoring of Ghana's internal and external trade. It is the sector ministry that ensures that Ghana derives maximum benefit from internal trade relations and that domestic trade is conducted in a smooth and orderly manner. The Ministry seeks to strengthen trade relations with all friendly countries on a most-favoured nation basis consistent with her membership of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The promotion of trade with other developing countries particularly, our sister African countries continue to be a major concern in the endeavour to enlarge Ghana's global market and enhance South-South co-operation.

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Brazil World Cup 2014 Saga

31/07/2020

Following Ghana’s abysmal performance in the 2014 Brazil World Cup competition, the government commissioned a three- man Committee consisting of Justice Senyo Dzamefe (Chairman), Moses Foh-Amoaning and Kofi Anokye Owusu-Darko. The commission s... Read More

BUS BRANDING SCANDAL

12/07/2020

The government, through the Ministry of Transport decided to rebrand 116 buses with the images of thethen current President, H.E John Dramani Mahama and images of his fourth republic predecessors. Thereason given for this decision by the government w... Read More

The ¢8BN Maputo Scandal

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This scandal was an inquiry that probed Ghana’s preparations, participation and performance at the 2011 All Africa Games. According to the report, a sum of GHc356,725 that was meant for general kitting for the officials and athletes was not util... Read More

John Mahama's Ford SUV Scandal

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Following the release of the article by myjoyonline The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) received 3 formal complaints on the case from two political parties and an individual, namely: The youth wing of the Convention Peop... Read More

Anas releases expose´ on Galamsey

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The documentary centered on one of President Akufo-Addo’s priorities in his administration i.e the fight against illegal mining widely known as Galamsey reveals the involvement of government officials circumventing measures to curb the canker.One o... Read More

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