H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the President of Ghana officially launched the Business Forum on the Start of AfCFTA Trading in Ghana yesterday January 5th, 2021 in Accra.
The Minister for Trade and Industry, Hon. Alan John Kwadwo Kyerematen disclosed at the forum that Government of Ghana has designated the Customs Division of Ghana Revenue Authority as the Competent Authority for the issuance of Rules of Origin Certificate under the AfCFTA.
The Minister for Trade and Industry also outlined the various structures and mechanisms put in place for the operationalization of the AfCFTA in Ghana.
The Business Forum which was organised by the Ministry of Trade and Industry in collaboration with the GRA was attended by HE Wamkele Mene, Secretary General of AfCFTA Secretariat, Senior Government Officials and Captains of Industry including the Hon. Minister Foreign Affairs, Hon. Senior Minister, Deputy Trade Minister, GRA Commissioner General and Governor of Bank of Ghana.