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Customs self-regulation can transform our national revenues and benefit every consumer

Problems that are hurting millions are rarely impossible to solve, with a case in point being Kenya’s severe issues in collecting customs duties correctly...
Vice President Dr Bawumia

Customers Advised to Cut Down Containers Examination by Ten Percent

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has tasked the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority to reduce physical examination of containers at the ports...
Africa Illicit financial flows

Customs experts discuss illicit trade, terrorism in Banjul

The World Customs Organization (WCO) and the West and Central Africa customs experts opened on Monday a two-day meeting in Banjul to discuss border...
Customs Vans

Customs Handed Two Mobile Laboratory Vans

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) Customs Division has taken delivery of two Mobile Laboratory Vans to combat illicit trade, anti-smuggling operations as well as...

Customs Urge Clients to be Acquiescent

The Paperless Transaction introduced at the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) offers a lot of promises to Ghanaians and clients of the Ports,...
Representative of Customs Division of Ghana Revenue Authority addressing the course participants

Massive shake-up at Ghana’s Customs

Economy Times has gathered that a mass interdiction exercise is ongoing at the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Autority (GRA) at the Tema...

Danger Looms At Kumasi Central Prison

The Government has been asked to move quickly to fix structural defects on the Kumasi Central Prison building to avoid any accident. Deputy Director of...
Tema Port Expansion

Tema Port: US$30 Million Worth of Cocaine Disappears

Investigations by The Finder have revealed that Ghana’s image in the comity of nations has once again been heavily dented as the country failed...
Kumasi Metropolitan

KMA Eager To Make City Attractive For Business

The Kumasi Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) Mr. Osei Asibey-Antwi, has assured businesses of the assembly’s resolve to go the extra mile to create the...

GRA Customs 2017 1st Quarter Made GH¢2.7 billion

The Customs division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has raked in an estimated 2.7 billion cedis for the first quarter of 2017, Finance...

President Addo Appoints Isaac Crentsil as GRA Customs Commissioner

The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Isaac Crentsil as the new Commissioner for the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). Mr...

China-Europe Economic Ties Thrives On Xi’s Visit to Finland

China-Europe economic ties in booming tide By Bai Yang from People’s Daily The world is now betting that Chinese President Xi Jinping’s ongoing state visit to...

REGSEC Pledge To Work To Push Government Agenda

The Upper East Regional Security Council (REGSEC) has reiterated its commitment to ensuring peace and security that will enable all to live and work...

Kofi Adams Sue 3 NPP Activist For Defamation

the National Organizer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Mr Kofi Adams has dragged three persons of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to court...
Takoradi Port

Takoradi Port Off Dock Container Terminal To Start Receiving Cargo

The first phase of the off dock Container Terminal being constructed by Ibistek Limited in partnership with the Ghana Port and Harbour Authority (GPHA)...

HK to return detained military vehicles to Singapore: customs

Hong Kong Customs has completed its investigation and will return a batch of military vehicles detained two months ago to Singapore, the commissioner of...
Dikko Abdullahi

Nigeria recovers US$3 million from ex-customs chief in graft probe

The country's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Saturday said it also seized a land property belonging to the former customs chief in Abuja,...

Burundi temporarily closes customs office at Burundi-Rwanda border post

"We have temporarily closed our customs office at Akanyaru Bas border post because there is no business taking place there. We visited the customs...

EU to reform customs in Central Africa with €380,000

A €380,000 EU grant has been signed with United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) after ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly committees met in...

Nigeria customs impounds rice

...Says Rice Importation Not Banned The Nigeria Customs Service said it seized rice worth N774m, a total of 11,034 (50kg) brought into the country through...

Customs Division in an Edgy State

This follows the refusal of Management to comply with a Supreme Court judgment in February 2009 that the Officers of the Division cannot unionize. ...

Customs Brokers undergo proficiency training

The training is expected to play a significant role in enhancing professional standards of customs brokers, among others by providing training that challenges their...

IMF Team Understudy Ghana National Single Window System

The PAARS system is an integrated and shared risk platform that would help overcome the inefficiencies in the current regime, including duplications, as a...
Seth Terkper, Minister of Finance

New Income Tax Act (896) In Place

For a number of reasons, including insufficient administrative staff, high levels of illiteracy among tax payers, lack of sufficient equipment and facilities as well...
Nigeria Customs

Customs Expose Report On Bala Moh’d Son’s Arrest

According to the information received, the national custom service through a consortium of online mediums had made publications indicating that the Nigerian Customs service...

Book Launched On Dagomba Customs And Marriage

The 40-page book entitled: “Traditional Dagomba Marriage Forms and Customs”, describes the forms and customs regarding marriage as practised by Dagombas in northern Ghana...

Single window clearing house to be launched soon

Importers and Exporters of goods into and outside Ghana, especially agricultural products, are to enjoy swifter and better services as government moves to launch...

Customs Impounds Ken Saro-Wiwa’s Memorial Bus

The Bus, which arrived in Lagos Port on 8th of September 2015, was seized on the grounds that it had 'political value', due to...

GRA hailed for successfully implementing PAARS System

The implementation of the Pre-Arrival Assessment Reporting System (PAARS) by the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has received praise from importers...

Commissioner of Customs Tasks Personnel to Work Hard

Assistant Commissioner of Customs, Isaac Kofi Toffah, outgoing Sector Commander of the Customs Division, Kumasi Collection Station of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), has...