Our Experience & Capabilities

Ghana Project

Principal Agency:
Start Date:
End Date:

Ministry of Trade & Industry
January 2003
August 2015

By the completion date, the following tasks were performed:

  • Advised on how to identify high-risk shipments.
  • Independently verified the declared transaction value through the research of prices carried out in accordance with Article VII of GATT 1994.
  • Trained Customs officials in risk management, Article VII valuation, price research, goods inspection and tariff classification.
  • Helped Ghana Customs enhance its price database.
  • Provided other know-how and clarifications on WTO and WCO related issues.
  • Prepared a monthly report to inform the Government of Ghana of the findings. In the case of discrepancies, we assessed the losses to the government and computed any penalties.