Weinco takes over seed cotton purchase

By: Daniel Nonor

Ms. Hannah Tetteh, Minister for Trade and Industry

Weinco (GH) Limited has been directed to handle the purchase of all seed cotton produced under the aegis of the Ministry of Trade and Industry Cotton Support Programme.

This directive was contained in a statement issued by the Ministry of Trade and Industry yesterday.

According to the directive, WEINCO will therefore, work with the various cotton companies to carry out the purchase of seed cotton from the farmers, make arrangements with the ginneries for ginning the seed cotton, and take measures to evacuate the cotton.

“All agencies and companies that collaborate with Ministry of Trade and Industry, under the Cotton Support Programme, are directed to collaborate with Weinco (Gh) Limited to ensure a smooth and successful seed cotton purchase, ginning and evacuation exercise,” the statement further directed.

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