Promote international trade and investment

Ministry of Trade
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration
Décrivez les principales caractéristiques de la politique/mesure: 
• Promote the Made-in-Ghana (MiG) policy, value addition and seek marketing opportunities within Africa and beyond (SDG Targets 2.3, 9.3, 17.11) • Pursue pragmatic measures to remove bottlenecks along the entire supply chain of exports, including addressing port capacity issues, transport links, finance, trade facilitation, port and market access issues • (SDG Targets 17.10, 17.12) • Restructure the operations of the Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) and implement the National Export Strategy (SDG Target 17.11) • Pursue the objectives of ECOWAS, including the rapid establishment of an ECOWAS regional market • Promote the effective implementation of the ECOWAS Trade Liberalization Scheme (ETLS) and remove bottlenecks (SDG Targets 2.b, 17.10, 17.12) • Facilitate the adoption and implementation of the ECOWAS Common External Tariff (CET) (SDG Target 17.12) • Pursue the objectives of the African Union (AU) and create the African Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) (SDG Target 17.12) • Pursue measures to take full advantage of multilateral trade agreements such as the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) initiative of the US government, and the EU-ECOWAS Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) (SDG Target 17.10) • Provide support to stakeholder organizations in export promotion o Exploring and expanding local and external markets for cultural goods and services and creating a niche for indigenous cultural products from the sub region and the continent o Facilitating access to credit o Supporting sub regional festivals, art fairs and other artist’s programmes to raise the profile of cultural products on the world cultural scene
Quels sont les résultats atteints jusqu’à présent grâce à la mise en œuvre de la politique/mesure ?: 
• Strong framework, regulations and institutions for promoting Ghanaian culture • Good appreciation of national culture • Good governance regime for emerging areas in the creative and cultural industries
Ressources financières allouées à la politique/mesure en dollars américains: 
About USD $172,491.078.82 in 2019
Partenaires engagés dans la mise en œuvre de la politique/mesure : 
Nom du partenaireType d'entité
Artists Alliance Gallery
Secteur privé
Ghana Culture Forum comprising 88+ artistic groups and associations
Organisation de la société civile (OSC)
• Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture
Secteur public
• Ministry of Trade and Industry
Secteur public
• Ministry of Finance
Secteur public
• Ministry of Business Development
Secteur public
• Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration
Secteur public
La mise en œuvre de la politique/mesure a-t-elle été évaluée ?: 
Si oui, quelles sont les principales conclusions/recommandations ?: 
Government’s obligations to protect the flow of cultural goods and services should be integrated/factored into the domains of action of the following treaties and agreements: • ECOWAS Common External Tariff (CET) • AU Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) • African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) • EU-ECOWAS Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) should be restructured to optimize its operational efficiency, improve the supply-side capacity of Ghanaian firms, strengthen links between industrial and trade policies, improve conditions of trade infrastructure, regularize unauthorized entry and exit routes, promote the consumption of made-in-Ghana products and adopt substitution strategies where feasible.
Objectif(s) de la Convention 2005 de l'UNESCO
Domaines culturels