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Ghana moves up six spots on 2019 World Bank Doing Business ranking

Ghana has improved in the ranking on the ease of doing business rank, according to the World Bank Group 2019 Doing Business Report. The report, titled, ‘Training for Reform’ was released Wednesday. In the latest report, Ghana has improved its ranking to 114 out of 190 economies up six places from 120 in the 2018 Doing Business Report. Ghana’s ease of doing business score formerly called distance to the frontier has increased by 2.06 to 59.22.

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One year of Ghana’s implementation of WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

The objective of this article is to provide a snapshot on progress of implementation of activities by the Government of Ghana, private sector and development partners since January 2017, when Ghana ratified the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement.Ghana became the 104th country to ratify the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement on 4 January 2017. The ratification by Ghana’s parliament gave further boost to the country’s ongoing efforts at implementing trade facilitation reforms in the country.

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Ghana moves down on ease of Doing Business Index

Ghana has moved four places down on the Trading Across Borders in the latest World Bank Ease of Doing Business Report, an indication that the country introduced less reforms across its trade borders.The Doing Business 2018 Report, titled “Reforming to Create Jobs”, released last week showed that Ghana placed 120th out of 190 countries surveyed in the overall ranking of Ease of Doing Business, a drop from 108 in the previous report.Also in the sub-Saharan Africa sub-region, Ghana was not part of the top 10, coming 11th out of the 47 countries ranked in the region. This is evidence that the government implemented less reforms in the period under review to ensure the ease of doing business in Ghana.

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Introduce more private sector reforms - Expert

A private sector development specialist at the World Bank, Mr Frederic Meunier, has urged the government to introduce more reforms in the private sector to improve the ease of doing business in the country.“Although Ghana has moved an impressive 13 places up on the Trading Across Borders in the latest World Bank Ease of Doing Business Report, an indication that the Ghana National Single Window

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World Bank Report shows Ghana made major improvements in Logistics Performance in 2016

The 2016 World Bank Report “Connecting to Compete 2016 - Trade Logistics in the Global Economy” shows that Ghana has made substantial improvement in its Global Logistics Performance Index (LPI) ranking, rising 12 places from 100th in 2014 to 88th in 2016 out of 160 countries. This is the largest year on year increase in Ghana’s global LPI ranking since the survey was first undertaken in

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WORLD BANK: Ghana tops Nigeria as best place to do business in W’Africa

The World Bank has declared Ghana as now the best country for doing business in West African sub region, beating Nigeria to second position, with Ivory Coast in third position.In its yearly report on the Ease of Doing Business, the World Bank said it rated 190 countries, which indicate marginal progress in several areas.According to the rankings, Ghana was ranked as the ninth best place for doing business

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