Manufacturing Industry Hints Of Job Cuts

Local manufacturers have said their plight has been worsened by the 50 percent reduction in benchmark values of imported goods that can be produced domestically, especially those along the agriculture value chain. They argued that the reduced benchmark values cover…

Factory pollution: EPA shuts down one factory, one other still operating

Days after the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) ordered two steel factories – United Steel and Rider Steel to shut down for not complying with Ghana’s environmental safety regulations, only one of them, Rider Steel has complied. A visit to the…

Ghana Post GPS, McDan Shipping, Others honoured at Ghana Shippers Awards 2019

McDan Shipping Company Ltd won the Brand of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards 2019 last Friday in Accra. Speaking at the event, Deputy Minister for Roads and Transport, Anthony Kabo reiterated government’s commitment to ensuring smooth and…

Nominees for GUBA Awards USA 2019 announced

Martha Pobee, Permanent Representative of Ghana to the UN and board member of GUBA Nominees for the United States edition of the GUBA Awards were announced on Thursday at the United Nations in New York. GUBA Awards seeks to reward, celebrate excellence and…

New Dubai Chamber website provides key business insights

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced the launch of a new website that delivers key insights into the burgeoning markets of Africa.  Titled ‘Africa Gateway,’ the online portal acts as a rich knowledge resource designed to equip users with essential information on the most promising countries in the continent to do business, with…

Free Zones Authority holds 2019 investment promotion in China

GFZA delegation in meeting with Executives of China Association of Development Zones The Deputy Trade minister has led a 21-member delegation to participate in the 2019 ‘Investment Promotion Mission’ organised by the Ghana Free Zones Authority (GFZA).  Carlos Ahenkorah’s delegation included the Deputy Information Minister,…

Western Regional Minister Woos Canadian Investors

Mr. Scott Brison, Vice President of Bank of Montreal, Canada on Friday 5th, July 2019, paid a one-day intensive working visit to the Western Region as part of a familiarisation tour. The visit to Ghana, and the region in particular,…

New face of the Bank of England’s £50 note is revealed

Computer pioneer and codebreaker Alan Turing will feature on the new design of the Bank of England’s £50 note. He is celebrated for his code-cracking work that proved vital to the Allies in World War Two. The £50 note will…

IMF places Ghana on Post Program Monitoring as debt reaches over $1bn

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has placed Ghana on a Post Program Monitoring after the country’s debt levels with the Fund reached a little over $1 billion. JoyBusiness understands that the action was taken in June this year. When a…

AfCFTA to create investment hub – Ofori-Atta

Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has said Ghana’s hosting of the Secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) will create opportunities for the country to become the main trade facilitation and investment hub in Africa. According to him,…