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Ambitious Industrial Agenda Doable – Alan K.

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Alan K. Kyerematen, has said government’s ambitious industrialisation agenda, though seen by many as being overambitious, is very doable, and that it will be done.

Speaking at the National Policy Summit (NPS) held in Accra themed: ‘Industrial Transformation of Ghana’, Mr. Kyerematen said the kind of challenges the country faces require an ambitious approach to address them, hence, government’s ambitious policies.

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GIPC Hosts Young Business Owners at Entrepreneurship Forum 


The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) in partnership with Joy Business and The African Network of Entrepreneurs (TANOE) organised the Young Entrepreneurs Forum (YEF) at the Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra.

Themed, ‘Connect. Accelerate. Grow.’ the objective of the one-day forum was to share GIPC’s strategy for young entrepreneurs under the GIPC ACT 865, create an avenue for captains of industry to interact with young entrepreneurs and promote dialogue between this category of private sector and government of Ghana.

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GIPC Holds Forum for Young Entrepreneurs

Mentors and Cross Section of Participants at GIPC YEF 2017

The Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC) on Tuesday held a forum for young entrepreneurs to throw more light on how the Centre works with entrepreneurs.

The forum under the theme, ‘connect-accelerate-grow,’ was aimed at sharing GIPC's strategy and to take the young entrepreneurs through the GIPC act.

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Young Entrepreneurs Need the Right Business Attitude to Succeed – Yofi Grant

Mr. Yofi Grant, CEO, GIPC

The Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC), as part of efforts to empower the youth and create billionaires who will become major investors in the economy, has organised an entrepreneurship forum with a call on young entrepreneurs to be focused, disciplined and determined.

According to the Chief Executive Officer of the GIPC, Yofi Grant, being an entrepreneur does not come on a silver platter, hence it requires a lot of sacrifices and the right attitude.

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Tax Exemption Policy: Gov’t Pays Ghc54m As Refund To Businesses

Government paid out about GH₵54million as refund to businesses under the new tax exemption policy as at June this year. The policy aimed at checking abuses and revenue losses requires that businesses make down payments of all tax obligations and subsequently apply for a refund. Director of the Finance Sector Division of the Ministry of Finance, Samson Akligoh said the policy is important in resetting the economy for successful business operations.

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