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COPEC to launch scheme to insure fuel customers

The Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC) is set to launch a policy that will protect the interest of fuel consumers who have to deal with the consequences of the negligence of fuel station attendants and the sale of adulterated fuel products by some Oil marketing companies.

Gov't to raise $5 billion to support 2021 budget

A statement from the Ministry of Finance says the government of Ghana has commenced processes to raise $5 billion from the international capital markets to support growth-oriented expenditures in its 2021 budget.

New rules to protect dormant deposits

The Bank of Ghana last week unveiled new regulations that address the sometimes controversial issue of inactive deposit accounts. Up till now, deposit-taking institutions have been allowed to apply their own definitions of what constitutes a dormant account and what to do with accounts they classify as dormant, and this has sometimes led to disputes between financial institutions and their customers.

Ghana, UK to sign new trade agreement today

Ghana and UK will today, March 2 sign a new trade agreement that will further deepen ties between the two countries whilst giving exporters of the two countries more hope, Trade and Industry Minister-designate, Alan Kyerematen has disclosed.