Tag Archives: Trade Ministry

Muntaka ‘lied’, no one bought seats beside Nana Addo – Trade Ministry 

The Ministry of Trade and Industry has dissociated itself from reports suggesting that it charged expatriates between $100,000 to $25,000 dollars to enable them sit close to the President at an awards ceremony. The Minority Chief Whip, Muntaka Mubarak, who made this allegation, had indicated that the fees charged at the Ghana Expatriate Business Awards (GEBA) were not the kind ...

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Trade Ministry purchases Kantaka vehicle

The Ministry of Trade and Industry has purchased the ‘Kantanka SUV Car’ at a cost of GHȼ150,000.00. Mr Alan Kyeremanten, the Sector Minister, receiving the vehicle at a ceremony in Accra, said the initiative was to encourage Ghanaians to buy made in Ghana products to boost local production. Mr Kyeremanten said the gesture was part of government’s vision to support ...

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Key points Alan Kyerematen made at his vetting [Infographic]

Alan Kyeremateng, the Minister nominee for Trade and Industry, faced Parliament’s Appointments Committee on Monday [January 23], to be assessed for his preparedness to serve in the office. Mr. Kyerematen, a former Minister in that portfolio in answering  several questions, touched on how the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government, will implement its flagship campaign promise of building a factory in ...

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Apologise for ‘unfair’ trade practices – Cement Manufacturers to Spio

The Association of Cement Manufacturers of Ghana, (CMAG), is demanding an immediate apology from the Trade and Industry Minister, Dr. Ekwow Spio Garbrah, for allegedly granting a permit to a foreign cement producer to import their products directly to Ghana. The local manufactures say, Dr. Spio Garbrah acted illegally when he deliberately signed and issued a permit to Fujian from ...

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Manufacturers fume over ‘illegal’ importation of cement

The Cement Manufacturers Association of Ghana (CMAG) has expressed dismay at Ekow Spio-Garbrah, Minister of Trade & Industry, for offering a permit to a Chinese to import 500,000 metric tons of cement into Ghana without the approval of the Cement Monitoring Committee established by government. According to the association, which currently comprises GHACEM Limited, Tema; GHACEM Limited, Takoradi; Diamond Cement ...

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