New trade union (WISUG), launched for wholesalers, importers & shop owners

A new association that seeks to protect and promote the interest of wholesale importers, exporters and shop owners, has been formed.

The new trade union called the Wholesalers Importers Shop Owners Union of Ghana (WISUG) has been is a duly registered group.

In a press release announcing the formation of the group, its acting Public Relations of Officer, Adwoa Agyeiwaa, said WISUG is a body set up to discuss the issues of trade and foreign markets.”

She said “It is an independent body, which is duly registered and distinct from every other trade union in Ghana. It is going to be the official mouth piece for Wholesalers Importers and Shop owners.

The objectives of WISUG include but are not limited to the calling for a total ban on Chinese invasion, excessive values quoted for imported items, ensure good sanitation in the country’s markets, and to form a united front for businesses.

The group, which begins with over two hundred members, is thus announcing its presence to the general public and government agencies.

“We are appealing to the public that we are parallel and therefore bringing notice to all governmental agencies on our policies and programs.”

By: Kojo Agyeman/

Published on 1 July 2017 | 9:58 pm at Source