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From the monthly archives: October 2018

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GEPA outdoors a Buyer Portal to provide information for exporters

The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) on Wednesday launched the Buyer Portal of the Market Hub to serve as a unique one-stop shop with resources and information on international trade for exporters.The portal would address various market access issues that confront the export community and ensure integration, dialogue, relationship building and simplicity between exporters and buyers. It would enable exporters to easily find buyers and suppliers for their products, ensure market accessibility, know critical market access requirements, certification and standards, as well as stay tuned into international trade news and events and showcase their companies’ through the online exporter directory.

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Ghana Post, Westblue launch Valuation Center and E-Commerce Platform

AS part of the annual world post day anniversary of the universal postal union which happens every October 9, Ghana Post in collaboration with ministry of communication have this year introduced new and high-level initiatives to improve postal services to customers at easy and affordable rates.This is to revive Ghana Post, especially in this era of technology and innovation, according to the managing director of Ghana Post. Mr. James Kwofie.“Ghana post is revamping its services with heavy technology in networking of all major post offices for effective counter services,” he said, adding that “these new systems and services will make parcel services convenient and easy to access”.
The Valuation center
This system service, which is powered by Westblue Consult with the Ghana Revenue Authority (customs division) has come to replace the manual process where items and parcels that are sent from abroad are required to go through customs assessment and then sent to post office counters for customers to pay and receive them.

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GPHA says it’s achieved 99% paperless system

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has achieved a 99 per cent paperless operational system, one year after its introduction into the country’s ports clearance process.The paperless port system, which was a government policy announced by Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia in May 2017, took off from September 1, 2017.Mrs Esther Gyebi-Donkor, General Manager, Marketing and Corporate Affairs of GPHA, disclosing this, said the feat included the integration of GPHA’s IT

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