Tag: Customs

Application To Export Under Afcfta Via Icums To Begin On Jan 18 – CUSTOMS

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority has revealed that the application processes for exports under the African Continental Free Trade Area through the Integrated Customs Management System will begin on Jan 18, 2021. The Assistant Commissioner of Customs in Charge of Tariff and Trade and also responsible for […]

Customs Urge Traders To Do Due Diligence Of Destination Countries Before Commencement Of Processes Under AfCFTA

An Assistant Commissioner of Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority, in Charge of Tariff and Trade, and Responsible for Free Trade Agreements including AfCFTA, Fechin Akoto has advised importers and exporters who wish to trade within the African Continental Free Trade Area to first and foremost find out if […]

Customs Tout 70% Improvement In Clearance Processes Under ICUMS Leading To Customs Exceeding Revenue Target

An Assistant Commissioner of Customs in charge of the Accra Sector Command and Chairman of the Implementation Team of the Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS) Emmanuel Ohene, has revealed that the initial challenges during the roll out of the Integrated Customs Management System (ICUMS) has been reduced by about 70%, eight […]

Customs Assures Trading Public Of Intense Education On AfCFTA Trade Protocols

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority has responded to the call by the trading public for increased sensitization on the protocols regarding the new African Continental Free Trade Area, which is intended to begin full implementation in January 2021. The African Continental Free Trade Area is intended to […]

Customs Reveals Arrangement To Liberalize Over 90% Of Tariffs During AfCFTA Implementation

A Chief Revenue Officer of the Customs Technical Services Bureau, Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority, Fechin Akoto has disclosed that African Customs are working towards eliminating substantial amount of tariffs upon commencement of the African Continental Free Trade Area. “7% of the tariff lines fall under sensitive products. […]

CUSTOMS Urge Public To Brace Themselves To Observe Ban On Salvaged Vehicles From 1st November

The Customs division of the Ghana Revenue Authority has emphasized that from the 1st of November, 2020 it will commence the enforcement of the law that bans the importation of Salvaged vehicles into Ghana barring any unanticipated circumstances and if all provisions stipulated in the law are fulfilled. Speaking on […]

Time For Africans To Appreciate our Culture, Customs – Apostle Francis Amoako Attah

The Novel Coronavirus Pandemic that is causing severe havoc to the world economy and cultures, must present an opportunity for Africans to begin to appreciate their culture, custom and project them to their own good. This was a message delivered by the Founder and Leader of Parliament Chapel International, Apostle […]