The GFZA also has 2200 acres industrial enclave in the Western Region of Ghana, which is designated as the Sekondi Export Processing Zone (EPZ). The proximity of the Sekondi EPZ to the country’s second largest seaport with a direct road link is ideal for heavy industrial activities. The GFZA has signed an MOU with Hassan Investment (Gh) Ltd, a Chines Multinational Company as the developers of the Sekondi EPZ. Hassan Investment (Gh). Ltd in turn has signed an MOU with Bosai Mineral Group of China, Dazhon Iron & Steel Group and First Sunenergy LLC of US as its strategic anchor tenants.
The Sekondi EPZ is to be developed into an integrated industrial mineral processing zone. Environmental Impact Assessment and other feasibility studies are on-going.
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The Ghana Free Zones Authority has stated that it does not support illegal acts and would support the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in carrying out its mandate of policing goods entering and exiting Free Zone areas. It has consequently asked the GRA not to use the culpability of one Free Zone CompanyNovember 15, 2018
The Ghana Free Zones Authority (GFZA) is undertaking an independent audit of all licensed duty-free shops and household plastic manufacturing companies found to have violated the Free Zone Act 1995 (ACT504). The audit has become necessary following the arrest of some four persons by the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) for diverting duty-free goods released forNovember 15, 2018
Ghana has made progress in the ease of doing business, according to the World Bank Group 2019 Doing Business Report- Training for Reform, released yesterday. Ghana improved its ranking to 114 out of 190 economies up six places from 120 in the 2018 Doing Business Report. Ghana’s ease of doing business score formerly called distanceNovember 2, 2018
Date: Aug 07 , 2018 , 09:48 BY: Doreen Andoh, Graphic Online At least 60 out of the 200 companies operating in free zone enclaves risk having their names delisted from the records of the Ghana Free Zones Authority (GFZA) because they have become inactive. The authority will go ahead to delist such companiesOctober 29, 2018