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1st Quarter GIPC CEOs' Breakfast Series 2019

The GIPC ‘Ghana on the Go’ CEOs’ Breakfast Meeting- which forms part of the four (4) quarterly meetings scheduled for 2019, came off on the 29th of March 2019 at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra.

The meeting, themed “Ghana’s Banking Sector Reforms: Opportunities for the Private Sector” focused on the recent reforms in Ghana’s banking sector and explored the available opportunities for private sector companies and industry practitioners. Key speakers at the event were the Head of Banking Supervision at the Bank of Ghana- Mr. Osei Gyasi, Country Senior Partner, PwC Ghana- Mr. Vish Ashiagbor, Chief Executive Officer, Asadtek Group- Mr. James Asare- Adjei and Chief Executive Officer of the GIPC Mr. Yofi Grant.

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GIPC Leads Business Delegation to Annual Investment Meeting in Dubai

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) in collaboration with the Dubai Chamber of Commerce is organizing an investment promotion mission to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from the 6th to 13th April 2019.

Partnered by the Ghana Free Zones Authority (GFZA) and the Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) the mission is being held on the sidelines of the 9th Annual Investment Meeting (AIM 2019), an international conference and exhibition held under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.

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Ghana Signs Double Taxation Agreements with 10 Countries

The Government has signed double taxation agreements with 10 countries towards giving investors a stable and conducive tax scheme. The Government hopes that the signing of such agreements will encourage investments and in turn, facilitate the transfer of skills and technology.

The countries are Belgium, Denmark, France, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Mauritius, South Africa, Italy, Netherlands and Germany. Mr Eric Mensah, the Assistant Commissioner in charge of Legal Affairs and Treaties at the Ghana Revenue Authority speaking at the Economic Counsellors’ Dialogue said the agreements aim at eliminating juridical or economic double taxation.

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GIPC Assures of Speedy Streamlining of Ghana's Business Regulations

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) has assured the business community and foreign investors of a quickened process to cataloguing the various business regulations in the country.

Foreign investors at Friday’s Economic Counsellors’ Dialogue organized by the GIPC, raised concerns about the numerous business regulations in Ghana which often makes it difficult to meeting standards and regulations in the country.

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Bank Deposits Picking up Strongly - Bank of Ghana

Bank deposits have risen significantly over the last few months after the banking sector reforms, Head of Banking Supervision at the Bank of Ghana, Mr. Osei Gyasi has said. He indicated that there has been improved customer confidence among traders that banks that survived after the reforms are capable of holding their funds.

He was speaking at the CEOs' Breakfast meeting by the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) in collaboration with JoyBusiness.

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