The management of Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet) has issued a press statement reacting to allegations in the media accusing them (GCNet) being the remote cause of the challenges importers and clearing agents are gong through currently to get their good cleared from the various ports in the country.
In the press statement, GCNet indicated that their attention has been drawn to various media publications including video interviews from the operators of the UNIPASS/ICUMS system at the country’s ports accusing GCNet of not providing historical transactional data to the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) and that all such allegations are totally false.
In the statement, GCNet made the following points.
- GCNet has handed over all data from year 2002 to May 31, 2020 to the GRA
in an appropriate format, which is transformable, manageable, acceptable and transportable to any relational database management system for consumption and use in accordance with international acceptable standards, i.e. Comma
- 2. There is a trail of irrefutable evidence of confirmed receipt by GRA of all such.
- As part of the data submission to GRA, GCNet provided on two separate.
- Therefore, it is totally false to suggest that GCNet did not hand over data to the Separated Values (CSV) format
data from GCNet/GCMS to this effect.
occasions the Column Names and Data Types.
The statement concluded that” GCNet is proud of the service it has rendered through its smart end-to-end e- Customs Single Window system which facilitated trade, improved business competitiveness and ensured sustained improvements in revenue mobilization for the Government for national development over the years.
GCNet expresses its appreciation to all stakeholders who have been a crucial part
of its success over the period.”