Initially the primary aim of GNPA was to import essential commodities in large quantities for sale to Ghanaian consumers at affordable prices, procure goods for Ministries, Departments and Agencies. Its role now is to focus on the supply of agricultural raw material inputs to local industries under the Rural Enterprises Development Programme, particularly in the area of agro-processing, and to undertake bulk purchases of designated commodities for sale to the local and export markets.
The new role also includes establishment of Export Trade Houses (ETH) to specialize in export market where Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) can enter the international market thereby focusing on production only. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
GEPC is the public agency tasked with promoting Ghana's non-traditional products in international markets. The Council also provides private and government parties with a range of market information and statistical trade data services. Exporters receive business advisory services, product development assistance and representation at major trade events. ... [according to site editor's information]