Ghana

Gov’t Bans Permits For New Cement Factories

Government has announced a suspension on the issuance of new permits for the construction of cement factories in the country.


A statement released by the Ministry of Trade and Industry, and signed by the Trade Minister, K T Hammond, stated that the ban will take effect from September 13, 2023, and will remain in place until further notice.


The reason for the ban is currently unexplained.
However, it has been confirmed that all processes leading to the granting of permits for the construction and bagging of cement factories are suspended until further notice.