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Business News of Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Source: eop

GCNet, Customs engage stakeholders over September 1 directives

As part of its stakeholder engagements, the Ghana Community Network Services, GCNet in collaboration with the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority has organised a training session for hundreds of clearing agents, terminal operators and exporters in Tema.

The training is to educate the clearing agents on the paperless directive and the joint inspection by regulatory agencies expected to take off at the ports by September 1st in order to ensure trade compliance.

Deputy Commissioner, Operations at the Customs Division of the GRA, Christiana Akoto Banfo said the reforms will transform the activities at the ports and make them competitive in the sub region.

Officers of the Customs Division of the GRA explained how the joint inspections would be carried out.

A representative of GCNet, Agyarko Nkansah also explained what would be required from the stakeholders for the paperless system to be effective.