Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, Minister of Trade and Industry, says Ghana must walk tentatively in discharge non-Ghanaian s from the country’s markets.
Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, this action may putt bad collision on country’s market, make clear that Ghanaian s include in insignificant buy and selling in other ECO-WAS countries risk losing their occupation if those countries also accomplish the same laws.
The Ministry of Trade recently circulated a 30-day final offer to non- Ghanaian s trading in the retail sector to vacate the markets or face force throwing out of a residence and pursuance.
The ultimatum has come to an end, and Ghanaian s in the sector depicted by the Ghana Union of Traders Associations (GUTA) have started build compression on government to redistribute task force to clear foreign traders, including Chinese, Lebanese and Indians from the market.
Ekwow Spio-Grabrah, who was telling at a meeting with the heads of organization under the Ministry of Trade and Industry, cautioned Ghana in barter with the foreigners in the selling sector, stating that it can responsive a exchanged action in neighboring countries where Ghanaian s trade.
“Even as we speck out to the non-Ghanaian s that are violate our laws and to the Ghanaian s, who may be accommodating them, let us also be attentive of the promising force from a interchange point of view when it comes to international relations.
“There may be Ghanaian s also include in all kinds of petty buy and selling, shop keeping activities in neighboring countries and if so happens these countries have same laws and if they choose to enforce them then we could have some very interesting situations.
“And that is not what we are looking for, where we have tit for tat type activity in the ECO-WAS region.”
Nigerian traders in Ghana have appealed to the Government to amend the country’s trade law of a government that constrain foreign nationals from undertaking any buying selling business in Ghana.
“This law is about to have serious emanation on Nigeria trade in Ghana,” Executive President of All Nigeria Community in Ghana (ANC-GH), Moses O.T. Owharo said at a press conference in Accra.
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