- The Kantanka Group has received a licence from the government to continue assembling vehicles in Ghana
- The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, said this during the presentation of the 2020 mid-year budget review
- He added that Kantanka Group will also benefit from the Ghana Automotive Manufacturing Development Policy
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YEN.com.gh has learned that the government has given Kantanka Group a licence to continue assembling automobiles in the country.
This was revealed by the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, during the presentation of the 2020 mid-year budget review to Parliament on Thursday, July 23, 2020.
Ofori-Atta also disclosed that the company will benefit from the Ghana Automotive Manufacturing Development Policy.
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According to him, an Automobile Industry Development Centre will also be established soon.
Adomonline.com reports that he explained the centre would coordinate the technical processes for licensing vehicle assemblers and manufacturers.
It would assist with the monitoring of compliance with industry regulations and standards.
In other news, Volkswagen cars are available in Ghana for as low as GHc60,000.
The details were contained in a proposal from Universal Motors Limited, which is the official distributor of Volkswagen cars in Ghana.
YEN.com.gh understands that the vehicles are available at the company’s assembly plant in the North Industrial Area of Accra.
The models available include Polo, Golf, Jetta, Passat, Tiguan, Teramont, and Touareg.
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