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Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia has disclosed that less than a year after the introduction of paperless clearing processes at Ghana’s ports, importers and agents have recorded a dramatic improvement in the time it takes to clear a container at Tema and Takoradi.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has disclosed that the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre programme has been directed to disburse 50 per cent of its loans to women engaged in small-scale farming and business.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has directed that 50 per cent of funds available to the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre programme (MASLOC) should go to women engaged in small-scale farming and business. According to the President, the government has also put in place a deliberate policy of strengthening the capacity of local businesses by ensuring that 70 per cent of all government-funded contracts or projects are awarded to local contractors.

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has called on countries on the continent to leverage their enormous resources and investment opportunities to create jobs and wealth for their citizens.

The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation has signed a 12-year agreement with Rosneft, for the supply of natural gas to Ghana.  The signing took place on the sidelines of the 26th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

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