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.
Controlling money and cost entails a constant review of the budget to tailor-suit what really has to be spent as spelt out in the forecast. This is to help manage the funds of the business better and ensure value for money, without comprising profitability.
The inability of the National Communications Authority (NCA) to set up a contact office at the Cargo Village of the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) has been cited as one of the factors accounting for delays in the clearance of certain cargo at the port.
With fresh capital injection from International Finance Corporation (IFC) and German Investment Corporation, coupled with myriad of experiences in dealings with the SME market, UT Bank is set to dominate operations in the informal market in addition to establishing a strong image in the formal sector.
The Director-General (DG) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr Adu A. Antwi, has asked financial institutions in the country to expand their investment vehicles by creating more financial products in the market.
Krif Ghana, retailers of office stationery and equipment, has abandoned the old practice of inducing customers to win their loyalty and patronage for a strategy that rewards individuals, institutions and corporation that buy from it.