UKGCC hosts webinar on Current Import Tax Tariff and Port-Handling Charges in Ghana

Port-Handling charges in Ghana

The UK- Ghana Chamber of Commerce (UKGCC), on Wednesday 23rd March 2022, hosted a webinar on “Current Import Tax Tariff and Port-Handling Charges in Ghana”.

The webinar, the 4th in the Chamber’s Quarterly Tax Dialogue Series, was moderated by PwC Ghana’s Abeku Gyan-Quansah and featured a distinguished panel comprising Ena Kwaku Blege, Head of Classification, Ghana Customs Technical Services Bureau, Esther Gyebi Donkor, General Manager of Marketing and Corporate Affairs of Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA), and Samuel Ntow-Kummi, General Manager of Corporate Planning, also of GPHA.

During the webinar, which tackled the issue of perceived high import tariffs and port handling charges, Mr. Blege intimated that his outfit is not responsible for import duty rates in Ghana, neither has the government independently controlled the creation of import duties since 2015.

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