Standards and Regulation in Ghana

The country possesses numerous regulatory bodies. The financial sector is overseen by the Bank of Ghana, whilst the Ghana Free Zones Board enables the establishment of free zones in the country for the promotion of economic development and to provide for the regulation of activities in free zones. The National Labour Commission aims to develop and regulate harmonious industrial relations and promote co-operation in the labour market. Other notable regulatory bodies include the Public Utilities and Regulatory Commission, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the National Commission on Culture and the National Petroleum Authority. 

Ghana is a member of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The Ghana Standards Board (GSB) is the national standards body that promotes standardisation for the improvement of quality of goods, services and sound management practices in industries and public institutions in Ghana. GSB participates in the IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) affiliate country programme. There are several certification bodies listed in Ghana, such as Bureau Veritas Ghana, Cotecna Ghana and SGS Ghana. 

Standards and Regulation organisations in Ghana
Bank of Ghana
Energy Commission of Ghana
Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition
Ghana Electoral Commission
Ghana Forestry Commission
Ghana Minerals Commission
Ghana Standards Bureau
Ghana Tourist Board
National Accreditation Board
National Petroleum Authority
Securities and Exchange Commission
Serious Fraud Office