As part of the multi-million dollar Anti Counterfeit (ACF) drive of Hewlett Packard (HP), global leader in technology innovations, 20,000 counterfeit products of the company were seized in Ghana in November 2012.
Ghana’s Bright Simons has been appointed to serve on the board of Microsoft Afrika, an external board of advisers tasked with guiding strategic investments undertaken by the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative across the continent and ensuring 4Afrika is closely aligned to broad African development goals.
Huawei, a leading telecommunications equipment manufacturer, has introduced the first 4G LTE network in Ghana and two new smart devices at the just-ended ITU Africa Regional Preparatory Meeting (RPM-AFR) in Accra.
A delegation of investors from Indonesia have held bilateral discussions with the Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), aimed at strengthening business relations cooperation between the countries.
The Minister of Finance, Mr Seth Terkper, is in Washington DC, United States, as the head of a government delegation to the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank, slated for October 8-15, 2013.
The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi, in collaboration with the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), has trained 65 entrepreneurs on an Executive Development Programme (EDP) on International Business in Accra.
Mobile phone dealers in the country have started laying off some of their employees and reducing the sizes of their businesses in a bid to contain the effects of the 20 per cent import duty imposed on handsets.
The Economics Department of the University of Ghana is praying the government to introduce or withdraw policies only after proper research to evaluate the impact on different segments of the economy and society.
Individuals, institutions and the corporate community in Ghana will have the opportunity to trade in currencies, commodities and equities from the comfort of their homes or offices when the multi-asset electronic exchange becomes operational by the close of the year.
The oil and service companies support the principles of local content and are already working to address local content ahead of the implementation of the local content regulations, through employment of Ghanaians and use of available local goods and services.
Mrs Juliana Opuni’s entry into the export business was not a pre-determined one; it was more of a knee-jerk reaction to the need to diversify from her existing business which was operating in a challenging environment.