Let’s have regular debt management with an eye on non-resident investors – BoG

October 7, 2020 The Bank of Ghana is calling for a regular debt management that include consistent access to domestic market with an eye on non-resident investors. According to the First Deputy Governor,...

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COVID pushes New Zealand into worst recession in years

September 17, 2020 New Zealand is in its deepest recession in decades, following strict measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic which were widely praised. The country’s GDP shrank by 12.2% between...

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September 17, 2020 / Comments (0)

Percentage point increase in debt to GDP in 2020 is the lowest since 2013

August 25, 2020 Accumulation and sustainability of debt relative to gross domestic product (GDP) in the Ghanaian economy have been a major concern to some citizens, financial and economic analysts in...

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August 25, 2020 / Comments (0)

Coronavirus magnifies Africa’s need for economic integration – AU Chairperson

August 18, 2020 The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat says the COVID-19 pandemic has amplified the need to accelerate Africa’s economic integration and industrial...

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Digitalised economy, increased revenue mobilisation to push tax-to-GDP to 20%

August 6, 2020 Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta is optimistic that the projected tax-to-GDP of 20 percent from the current 13 percent will materialise if government increases revenue mobilisation and...

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Gov’t’s 2020 GDP growth revised to 0.9 from 6.8%

July 24, 2020 Huge revenue losses associated with the outbreak of COVID-19 and projected losses due to the impact of the pandemic has pushed government to downgrade its Gross Domestic Product (GDP)...

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July 24, 2020 / Comments (0)

Govt industrialisation drive, banking clean up will benefit economy post COVID-19 – EIU

July 23, 2020 The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has hailed government’s industrialisation drive under its flagship One District One Factory intiative and the banking sector clean up. In its...

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July 23, 2020 / Comments (0)

Comprehensive policies needed in post COVID-19 recovery – IEA

July 20, 2020 The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), says properly coordinated and comprehensive policies are required to ensure a post-COVID-19 pandemic recovery. It says the recovery would be...

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Ken Ofori-Atta to present Mid-year budget review on July 23

July 17, 2020 Ghana’s Finance Minister is expected to present a review of the mid-year budget before Parliament on Thursday, July 23, 2020, Citi Business News reports. In accordance with...

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AGRA’s COVID-19 Situation Report for July rues continental food insecurity

July 14, 2020 As COVID-19 cases continue to increase in AGRA-focus (1) countries, food insecurity remains a concern as economies suffer, AGRA’s COVID-19 Situation Report Number 5 for July 2020 states....

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