05 Feb Ghana signs lucrative £1.2bn trade agreement with UK , Alan Kyeremanten led negotiations
In a joint statement from the two countries : “Today Ghana and the UK are pleased to announce that they have finalised negotiations on a new Interim Ghana-UK Trade Partnership Agreement.
This Agreement will provide for duty free and quota free access for Ghana to the UK market and preferential tariff reductions for UK exporters to the Ghanaian market.
Since then both sides have been working to come to an agreement on the finer details of the pact.
Ms Truss’s department has signed more than 60 trade deals over the past 18 months, more than any country has ever achieved within the same time period.
“The Agreement will enter into effect following the completion of relevant internal procedures required in both Ghana and the UK.”
It comes after negotiators finalized the outline of a deal on December 31.