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CGCC Reiterates Commitment to Agribusiness Development

Mr Frederick Attakumah, the President of the Canada Ghana Chamber of Commerce (CGCC), has said that the Chamber will contribute to policy initiatives aimed at enhancing further growth and development of agribusiness in Ghana.

He said the Chamber believed that agriculture is fundamental to our very human existence, and that Ghana had most of the basic building blocks necessary for not only achieving food sufficiency but also becoming a major exporter of agro-produce.

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BOG Gives Upbeat Assessment of the Economy

The Bank of Ghana (BOG) has given an upbeat assessment of the performance of the nation’s economy, indicating that, the government’s fiscal consolidation is on track.

Mrs. Evelyn Kwatia, Head of the Governors’ Department, said the expectation was that it would deliver better-than programmed budget deficit in 2017 as expenditures were properly aligned to address shortfalls in revenues.

She added that economic activity had picked up significantly with private sector credit growth also recovering.

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Ghana Has Unlimited Opportunities and Possibilities - Robert Ahomka Lindsay

Mr Robert Ahomka Lindsay, a Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry said, Ghana has an unlimited possibilities and opportunities and a steady advancing and dynamic economy.

He said there was no doubt that the World Bank had indicated that Ghana’s economy this year would grow  by 8.5 per cent an indication to all investors that there was economic stability in Ghana.

Mr Lindsay was speaking at the Ghana Business and Investment Forum, a side event organised at the just ended 2018 Ninth Session of the UN-Habitat World Urban Forum (WUF9) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on the theme: “Ghana’s Industrialisation Programme: Opportunities and Transformation Partners in Trade and Industry.”

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Nana Addo Meets Belgian Queen Today

The Queen of Belgium, Her Royal Majesty Queen Mathilde, and the Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium, Alex De Croo, will today [Friday], hold bilateral talks with President Nana Akufo-Addo as part of their three-day visit to Ghana.

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Ghana Signs Double Taxation Agreement With Ireland

Ghana has signed a Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) with Ireland to eliminate the incidence where incomes from both countries are taxed twice.

The Agreement, the first that Ireland has concluded with a West African country, was signed by Ireland’s Ambassador to the Republic of Ghana, Mr. Seán Hoy and Minister of Finance, Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta in Accra, on Wednesday.

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