Ghana importers protest against planned cargo tariff hike
07 December 2019 | 4:41 pm
The Importers and Exporters Association in Ghana are kicking against a planned 11 per cent tariff hike for cargo handling at terminal three of the Tema Port. The Association’s Executive Secretary, Samson Awingobit Asakia joins CNBC Africa from Accra for more on this story.
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