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important notice on container packing list

 As part of the measures to ensure speedy clearance and efficiency at MPS Terminal 3, the Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority has directed that with effect from 25TH JUNE, 2019, it shall be mandatory for importers to attach comprehensive Packing list comprising itemised list of goods in each container as a requirement for request for Customs Classification and Valuation Rep..read more

customs updates media on new trade enhancements

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority has assembled members of the press in a forum, as an effort to educate the public on current enhancements in the trade and port clearance system.Customs, since 2002 has partnered IT Solutions companies, to create a secure trade platform that facilitates the exchange of information between the Government of Ghana and the trade & logistics c..read more

single window reducing under declaring at ports – gra

The introduction of the Single Window Application Platform reduced the issue of under declaring at the port.Under declaring happens when importers quote lower prices of goods imported to warrant lower duties.The single window application platform is a web application hosted centrally on a web server with a centralized database server. West Blue implements this solution to help automate the trad..read more

ghana trade hub portal (gth) upgraded to ease trade

Doing business at the Ghana ports is becoming easier, convenient and faster with the latest add-on features to the already introduced mobile software, Ghana Trade Hub Mobile App.The mobile App was borne out of the new Ghana Trade Hub Portal, a website designed to reduce cost and time of doing business at the ports. The App, which is available for Android and IOS users has recorded over 10,000 d..read more

paperless ports contribute to ease of doing business, as govt aims to digitise ports

The government’s decision to roll out the phase two of the Paperless Port Programme has begun to yield results and made operations at the ports more conducive for importers. The policy which is aimed at transforming Ghana’s Ports to ‘Smart Ports’ has resulted in major improvements in trade transactions at the country’s ports.The Paperless Ports Programme also aims ..read more

relief for importers …as ghana trade hub mobile app goes live

Tracking of imports into Ghana and knowing the estimated payable duty has become a stress-free and easy task with the launch of a one stop free mobile software.The software application, known as the Ghana Trade Hub Mobile App, is another triumph in the paperless ports and trade facilitation campaign and specifically reduces the cost and time of doing business at the ports.It makes it very easy ..read more

download the gth mobile app

Download the official Ghana National Single Window Mobile App which allows you to track your consignment conveniently and also allows you to obtain your estimated duty for both General Goods and Used Vehicles. The Mobile App is available for download on Google play store (https://bit.ly/2YTRJkR) for android users and the App store (https://itunes.apple.com/gh/app/ghana-trade-hub/id1459979649?mt..read more

gth mobile app now live

Dear Valued Client, We are pleased to inform you that the Ghana Trade Hub Mobile App is LIVE and available for download on Google play store (https://bit.ly/2YTRJkR) for android users and the App store (https://itunes.apple..read more

the ghana revenue authority has pegged the dollar at gh¢5.08 at the country’s ports

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has disclosed that it has started the implementation of a fixed exchange rate regime at the country’s ports.The Commissioner General of GRA, Emmanuel Kofi Nti said the dollar has been pegged at GH¢5.08 at the port for trading purposes for the next three months. He made this known when he toured Abossey Okai in Accra. Abossey Okai is one of the spare ..read more

import duties slashed by 50%, cars 30% effective april 4

Government says effective Thursday, April 4, there will be a reduction in import duties at all of the country’s ports. Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, who disclosed this at the Economic Management Team (EMT) town hall meeting Wednesday, said, import duties will be reduced by 50 per cent while importers of vehicles will enjoy a 30 per cent reduction. During a recent visit to Worcheste..read more

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