The West African country, according to the Minister for Energy Matthew Opoku Prempeh, currently has about 17,000 plug-in EVs in usage.
Presenting the 2024 Budget and Economic Statement to Parliament on Wednesday (November 15), Minister for Finance Ken Ofori-Atta disclosed that import duties would also be exempted for semi-knocked down and completely knocked down EVs brought into the country by registered assembly companies for the same eight-year period.
Ghana now joins a growing list of countries on the African continent that have reduced or removed import duties and taxes levied on electric vehicles. The list includes Cape Verde, Ethiopia, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Togo, Tunisia and Zambia, reports Clean Technica.
Source: Daily Mail GH