A policy to stimulate the growth of Micro,Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to produce world-class products and services capable of competing locally and internationally is before Cabinet for consideration.
Discussants on building inclusive business concept in Ghana have called for an effective partnership between the government and the private sector to increase investment, grow private businesses and reduce poverty in the country.
The Chairman of insolvent GN Savings and Loans, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, says his company would have been “highly liquid” if the Ministry of Finance and other government agencies had paid amounts owed to it.
The President of the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI), Nana Appiagyei Dankawoso, has expressed the chamber’s commitment to support women to establish and grow their own businesses.
The Vice Chair of the Parliamentary Select Committee for Food, Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs, Mr Abraham Dwuma Odoom, has urged financial and economic journalists to devote their stories more to issues of development.
Dealers in luxury vehicles in Accra have welcomed government’s decision to suspend the luxury vehicle tax, saying it would help revive their business which went under for the one year that the tax was introduced.
The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has directed banks and other specialised deposit-taking institutions (SDIs) to stop paying fees and commissions to agents in return for the mobilisation of wholesale deposits from the general public.
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Alan Kyerematen, has assured the business community of the government’s commitment to resolve bottlenecks that impede trade between Ghana and other countries in the West African sub-region.
The Association of Oil Marketing Companies (AOMCs) has refuted claims that 21 of its members collectively owe taxes and levies leading to the loss of about GH¢34.5 million in revenue to the state as contained in the Auditor-General’s Report for 2018.