bilaterals.org logo
bilaterals.org logo

Ghana


AfCFTA is an attractive venture for American investors – Stephanie Sulivan
The AfCFTA can truly make Ghana a gateway for the African market. US companies already see the opportunity, said US Ambassador to Ghana.
The AfCFTA Investment Protocol: preparations for the negotiations and expectations
The preparations for the negotiations of the Investment Protocol under the AfCFTA agreement (The Agreement) are already underway though still in the early stages.
ARSO, AfCFTA Secretariat sign MoU to drive ambitious free trade agreement
The African Organisation for Standardisation and the African Continental Free Trade Area Secretariat have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the implementation of the AfCFTA agreement.
Japan’s trade organisation opens office in Accra
The Ministry of Trade and Industry is working with the Japanese External Trade Organisation (JETRO) to attract more Japanese investments into the country.
India committed to partner Ghana for development
Mr Sugandh Rajaram, the Indian High Commissioner to Ghana, has reiterated the Government of India’s commitment in partnering Ghana for development.
TUC schools trade union leaders on AfCFTA
The Trades Union Congress, Ghana, in partnership with the International Trade Union Africa has organized a capacity building training on the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement for Trade Union Leaders in the country.
AfCFTA/China sign MoU on establishing Expert Group on Economic Cooperation
The AfCFTA Secretariat and the Ministry of Commerce of China agreed to establish an Expert Group to collaborate in areas such as experience-sharing on intellectual property rights, digital trade, competition policy, and others.
AfCFTA Secretariat signs landmark agreement with UK Government
The African Continental Free Trade Area Secretariat has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Kingdom Government to formalise shared commitment to the success of the agreement.
EAC Secretary General urges AfCFTA Secretariat to adapt a private sector-led and people-centered approach to boost intra-African trade
The East African Community Secretary General urged the AfCFTA Secretariat to adapt an integration approach that is people-centred, market-driven and private sector-led, to ensure African citizens benefit from the continental agreement.
The UK has committed to making Africa’s landmark trade agreement successful
James Duddridge, the UK’s minister for Africa, signed a memorandum of understanding with Wamkele Mene, the secretary-general of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) secretariat.
Ministry of Trade justifies agreement that gives EU 80 percent access to Ghanaian market
The Ministry of Trade and Industry says it will not allow Ghana to become a dumping ground for goods from the UK following the Ghana-UK.
A turning point for Dubai-Africa trade
Dubai’s trade with Africa has grown by leaps and bounds over the last decade, thanks to several important developments that have established new business links between the emirate and promising markets across the continent.
Why AfCFTA will not succeed - GUTA explains
Dr. Obeng, addressing the press during the week intimated that AfCFTA will only be successful if African countries solely trade in goods manufactured in their country of origin to prevent dumping.
India is now Africa’s third largest trading partner
Indian companies are flourishing well in overseas. The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) provides a window to the Indian companies to tap a unified African market.
Joint statement of the EU and Ghana on the start of trading under the EU-Ghana interim Economic Partnership Agreement
July 1, 2021 marks the start of effective implementation by Ghana of the interim Economic Partnership Agreement (iEPA) between the European Union and Ghana.
India-African continental free trade area launched on the India-Africa trade Council Platform
The AfCFTA (African Continental Free Trade Area) was launched in New Delhi at the Ghana Embassy with a lot of active commitment from Indian companies to enter Africa and take advantage of the AfCFTA.
AfCFTA Secretariat establishes court to resolve trade disputes
The AfCFTA Secretariat has established a dispute settlement body, that will function as a full-court with the right mechanisms and structures in place to settle trade disputes.
Ghana: minister calls for establishment of Ghana - Canada business council
The Ghanaian Minister of Trade and Industry has called for the establishment of a Ghana-Canada Business Council, to promote trade between the two countries.
Encouraging competition in AfCFTA: Govt waives import duties
Ghana government has waived import duties on imported equipment, machines and raw materials for local manufacturing companies to enable them to become competitive in the global marketplace.
Govt to reopen negotiations on Bilateral Investment Treaty with Japan
The government of Ghana has expressed its interest in concluding the negotiations with Japan on the Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT), which has been pending since April 2014.