Business forum to discuss the role of Ghana’s private sector in the implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

The Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation, ICC Ghana and the Ministry of Trade and Industry are holding a public forum with Ghanaian business leaders to discuss the role the country’s business community can play in the implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) in Ghana.

Ghana ratified the TFA in 2017 and the Alliance is already working in the country delivering a project to support implementation of the agreement.   The project will introduce fully-automated, paperless processing allowing traders to supply information on goods and for customs officials to prioritise before shipments arrive at borders.  It will significantly reduce the number of physical inspections for low-risk shipments, speeding up clearance and release of goods and creating a better business environment.

All Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation projects are developed through its unique process of ‘co-creation’, where the private sector – from multi-national businesses to small and medium sized enterprises – is an equal partner to government in design and delivery of reforms from start to finish.

The event will take place in Accra on 14 August between 9.00am-12.00pm.

For more information about attending, please email info@tradefacilitation.com.