Members of Second Hand Car Dealers Association say they are unimpressed with the Akufo-Addo-led administration rendering many traders jobless.
They say the unpopular policies the government has adopted is killing their merchandise, calling on the leadership to address the situation.
Speaking on GhanaAkoma evening political show on Akoma 87.9FM in Kumasi with Aduanaba Kofi Asante Ennin, Chairman of the Executive Car Dealers Association in Ashanti region, Prince Kumi alias Maxi the car dealer, said the government which claimed to have businesses at heart, is rather ripping them off and have therefore threatened to demonstrate against government.
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He revealed that traders are made to pay exorbitant levies, especially at the ports, just to clear their goods adding that government has failed the citizens.
”NPP government is collapsing businesses in Ghana. Trading is gradually dying in the country because of the policies and interventions of this current government.
Maxi the car dealer, complained bitterly about what he termed as “exorbitant import duties on cars at the Ports”.
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He pointed out that, their businesses are on the brink of collapse due to the killer duty rates in the country.
Mr. Kumi stressed that importers and car dealers have in recent times complained bitterly about how policies of the government are collapsing their businesses but to no avail.
“The killer import duties on vehicles at the ports have virtually collapsed our businesses and members are pleading with the government to reduce the killer duty rates.
“The Killer duty rates apart from killing our businesses, is also causing losses for the state as now people are turning to Togo to import their cars, denying the state revenue from their businesses,” he stated.
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By Benjamin Aidoo|AkomaFM|Onuaonline.com