Final Ghana-UK trade agreement to be signed on Friday
Ghana will at on Friday, March 5, 2021, sign a final trade agreement with the United Kingdom that would replicate the effects of the trade relationship between Ghana and the UK prior to the end of the Transition Period following the withdrawal of the UK from the European Union. Speaking at his vetting on Friday on the latest update regarding the agreement which should 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, the Minister-designate stated that efforts have been put in place to ensure a fair deal. "After series of consultations and engagements, hopefully on the 5th of March, Ghana will sign a new trade agreement with the UK. It will come into force on the 5th of March."