Non-traditional exports hits US$2.8bn in revenue

Non-traditional exports hits US$2.8bn in revenue

Ghana’s Non-Traditional Exports (NTEs) has shown a growth of 10 percent in 2018, the highest in recent years, largely driven by the performance of the cashew industry. According to the Ghana Export Promotion Authority report, more than US$2.8 billion was realised last...
Mobile money driving financial inclusion in Ghana

Mobile money driving financial inclusion in Ghana

The value of mobile money transactions has more than quintupled in the past four years, giving a strong affirmation that the mobile money platform is the biggest tool driving the financial inclusion agenda of Ghana. The Payment Systems Oversight Annual Report for 2018...
Talk tax in Ghana increased to 9%

Talk tax in Ghana increased to 9%

Mobile phone users will soon see an increment in their call time bills as a new tax dubbed the communication service tax has been announced in Ghana. This is a 3-percentage point increment from the previous rate consumers paid on talking on phone. This was announced...
Ghana launches a new payment card

Ghana launches a new payment card

The Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GHIPSS) has launched a new electronic payment system dubbed ‘GH Dual Card’, which is a two-in-one card that allows both E-zwich and gh-link transactions. The function of the card is to give users access to money...