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GNCCI BUSINESS BRIEF (14 - 25th June, 2021)

  ECONOMY

  • Ghana removed from EU’s money laundering blacklist

 

 SECTORAL

  • 2021 census begins today; don’t travel to be counted – GSS urges Ghanaians
  • ECG’s 22-day ‘dumsor’ timetable begins today
  • BoG directs banks and SDIs to abolish unfair fees and charges
  • Businesses need resilient and innovative strategies for sustainability
  • Stakeholders discuss ways to boost support for Micro, small and medium enterprises
  • 76% of firms optimistic AfCFTA will transform their business
  • Ghana striving for an industrialised economy driven by nuclear, renewable energy

 

TRADE AND INVESTMENT

  • GNCCI inaugurates Policy and Advocacy Advisory Committee

 

POLICY

  • Central Bank will continue to provide strong policy to support growth recovery-Governor
  • Importers unhappy with custodial sentencing clause in Insurance Act 2021

 

INTERNATIONAL

  • ECOWAS pushes launch of single currency to 2027

 

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CHAMBER TRADE ALERT

Overview: The Chamber Trade Alert is a quarterly article that provides update on Ghana’s trade and market intelligence to enable members of the Chamber take advantage thereof. In this article, emphasis is made on Burkina Faso, Togo, Côte d’Ivoire, and Nigeria towards encouraging trade with these respective countries given Ghana’s greatest export potential, highest supply capacity, and strongest demand potential under the AfCFTA. All data sources are from the ITC.

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GNCCI BUSINESS BRIEF (8th - 12th Feb, 2021)

Economy

  • Banks borrowed GH¢2.57bn from BoG in pandemic year
  • Inflation begins year at 9.9% as food prices decline
  • Cedi shows resilience against dollar, euro

 

Sectoral

  • Economic challenges keep cost of borrowing high
  • COVID-19 Workplace Spread: Taskforce constituted to monitor compliance of protocols
  • Finance Ministry pays GH₵12bn to IPPs since 2017
  • SSNIT to integrate Ghana Card unto System
  • Ghana’s local cocoa processing capacity hits 50% of production
  • Ghana’s financial markets are showing strong resilience against the economic impacts of COVID 19’s second wave

 

Trade & Investment

  • Sensitisation Seminar on the AfCFTA

 

Policy

  • Small businesses must tap into 1.3bn consumer market presented by AfCFTA

 

International

  • EU to work with Biden administration to settle trade disputes
  • Ghanaian exports to UK still attract tariffs

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