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Government will deal with Unfair Trade Practices to Protect your Businesses -Akufo Addo to Expatriates

Unfair Trade Practices such as the dumping  of cheap and poor quality imported goods in Ghana which often hurts the work Expatriate Businesses in Ghana will soon be a thing  of the past, President Akufo Addo has assured.
Addressing  the Ghanaian  Expatriate business  community  at the first ever Expatriate  Business Awards ceremony held at the Movenpick Hotel in Accra,  President  Akufo Addo said he will soon inaugurate a five member governing board of the Ghana International  Trade Commission (GITC) that will be taxed to introduce  strict countervailing and anti damping measures to protect the  investments of the Expatriate business community.
*Trade and Industry Minister*
The Minister of Trade and Industry Alan Kyeremanten, under who supervision the awards ceremony has been instituted said President Akufo Addo directed the Institutionalization of The award scheme to acknowledge the immense  contribution of Expatriates and Naturalized Expatriates towards the country’s economic  development.
He assured  that the Akufo Addo  administration will continue  to pursue Measures that will inure to the benefit of the Private Sector including the Expatriate business community.
*The Awards*
The awards had some twenty three (23) categories with some 227 companies  Shortlisted as nominees. The Categories  included Agriculture & Agri-Business,  Aviation,  Oil & Gas,  Mining,  Building & Construction,  Banking & Finance, Information,  Communication & Technology,  Automotive,  Retail,  Exports,  Service amongst others.
Rana Motors,  Tullow,  KLM,  M&G Pharmaceuticals,  Goldfields,  Kumesh Ghana, Unilever,  Barbisotti,  Standard Chartered,  Zenith Bank,  Nestle Ghana,  Interplast,  MTN,  Japan Motors, Maxmart,  Printex, Whittaker & Co werr among the Nominees shortlisted for the maiden Expatriate business awards.

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