This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.

Public ID: PID-GK4L69

Uneven application of intellectual property rights and quality standards in Ghana may affect UK exporters

in Ghana

Trade barrier summary

Inconsistent regulation and enforcement of intellectual property rights may lead to inadequate protection for businesses with patents and other intellectual property rights.

Standards regulations are improving with good regulations in some sectors. Further regulation is required to maintain standards in other sectors such as processing and manufacturing, to ensure fair competition.

Sectors affected

  • Consumer and retail
  • Financial and professional services : Business and consumer services



Date reported

23 July 2019

Last updated

25 November 2021

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