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Drivers lament over GH¢5 fuel prices

FUEL-STATION

Some drivers have expressed their displeasure over the increase in fuel prices for the second pricing window in September. Checks by Citi Business News at some fuel pumps on Monday evening [September 17, 2018] showed that Shell had increased its prices. A litre of diesel and petrol are being sold at 5 cedis 18 pesewas and 5 cedis 14 pesewas ...

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Inside of KIA’s Terminal 3 (Video)

Terminal 3

From the 15th of September 2018, all international airlines have been using the Terminal three of the Kotoka International Airport. It follows the successful completion of live flights over the past week. Aviation authorities believe the move should reduce pressure on the current Terminal two and improve Ghana’s position in the aviation space within the sub-region. Click the video below ...

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KIA’s Terminal 3 to boost customs revenue

Terminal 3

Customs revenue from the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) is bound to see a major boost as the Terminal three begins operations. Officials of the GRA are hopeful that the potential increase in fleet should translate into increased revenue for the Authority. The Terminal three will accommodate all international flights to and from Ghana. The facility is also part of the ...

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KIA’s Terminal 3 goes live with international flights

Terminal 3

From the 15th of September 2018, all international airlines will depart and arrive at the Terminal three of the Kotoka International Airport (KIA). It follows the successful completion of live flights over the past week. Aviation authorities believe the move should reduce pressure on the current Terminal two and improve Ghana’s position in the aviation space within the sub-region. In ...

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Home-based carrier likely to list on stock market – Minister

Joseph Kofi Adda - Aviation Minister

Aviation Minister, Joseph Kofi Adda has hinted of a possible listing of the new national carrier on the stock exchange to allow the public own a stake in the company. This he says should improve the capitalization of the new entity and make it more efficient. The Minister made the remarks in response to a question on the progress of ...

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VW plant to be set up by last quarter of 2018 – Pius Hadzide

US-VOLKSWAGEN

Pius Enam Hadzide, Deputy Minister of Information, has disclosed that German car manufacturer Volkswagen’s (VW) vehicle assembly plant would be set up in Ghana by the last quarter of 2018. According to him, government has already signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Volkswagen South Africa. Speaking on Citi TV/Citi FM’s Big Issue, the Deputy Minister said the MoU would be ...

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GRA yields to pressure; backs down on CTN                                        

Isaac Crentsil - Commissioner for Customs Division, GRA

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has clarified that it will soon meet with the business associations to have further consultation and sensitize them on the implementation of the Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) system. According to the Customs division of the GRA, the engagement is necessary to clear all doubts harboured by the business associations over the CTN policy. Following the agitations from the ...

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Auto plaza launches 2019 all-new Hyundai Santa Fe

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Auto plaza limited which is the authorized partner of Hyundai Vehicles, has launched its 2019 all new Hyundai Santa Fe in Accra. The car comes in two new editions which are Deluxe edition which is selling at $ 49,000 and the Limited edition which is selling at $45,000. According to the company, Ghana is one of the first countries on ...

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CTN row: Shippers bemoan drop in revenue

GRA

Shipping lines are cautioning of massive drop in government’s revenue for the rest of the year if the row over the implementation of the Cargo Tracking Notes (CTN) is not resolved. The shippers complain of drop in cargo which is affecting their operations. The tussle over the implementation of the Cargo Tracking Notes (CTN) has the GRA on one side ...

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Maritime imports exceed exports in 2018 first half

Benonita Bismarck - CEO, Ghana Shippers Authority

Ghana’s maritime imports continue to be dominated by commodities like cars, meat, second hand clothing, among others. Figures from the Ghana Shippers Authority show that the total volume of maritime imports for the first six months of this year, reached 7.15 million metric tonnes. This is up compared to the 6.75 million metric tonnes recorded for the same period last ...

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