Inflation drops marginally for first time in 2019

June 14, 2019 The general price levels of goods and services has dropped marginally for first time since beginning of the year, the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) data have shown. The GSS release,...

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Cocoa prices soar as Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire threaten supply cut

June 13, 2019 Cocoa prices rose sharply on Wednesday after key producers Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana threatened to stop selling their production to buyers unwilling to meet a minimum price. The threat...

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Diversify economy to avoid debt distress ; World Bank Rep. advises government

June 13, 2019 Ghana needs to diversify its economy and widen the country’s tax net in order to avoid falling into debt distress, the World Bank Country Director for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone, Mr...

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Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire propose US$2,600 as maiden floor price for cocoa beans

June 12, 2019 Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire have resolved not to sell their cocoa on the international market if they fail to obtain proposed price for the produce. The two countries, which supply more...

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Give attention to food safety standards practices; FAO tells Africa

June 10, 2019 Ghana celebrated this year’s World Food Safety Day with a public forum in Accra last Friday, at which the point was strongly made for African countries to give serious attention to the...

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Free Trade Area agreement to boost trade volumes — Annoh-Dompreh

June 6, 2019 The Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Parliament, Mr Frank Annoh-Dompreh, has stated that the ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement by 23...

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Tens of trillion cubic feet needed to develop a gas market – GNPC

June 4, 2019 One trillion cubic feet (tcf) of gas is not going to aid the country’s quest to become a gas and petroleum hub in the sub-region of Africa, rather tens of tcf representing millions of...

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We need a robust financial sector – Finance Minister

June 4, 2019 Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta, the Finance Minister, says Ghana needs a robust financial sector, capable of mobilising and channeling domestic and foreign savings to finance the economic growth and...

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COCOBOD plans to raise $2bn from 20-yr bond

May 31, 2019 The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) plans to reduce its reliance on short-term debts, particularly the annual cocoa loan, in favour of long-term bonds to help provide breathing space for the...

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‘Ghana now Austria’s important business destination in Africa’ – Austrian President

May 28, 2019 The President of Austria, Alexander Van der Bellen, has described Ghana as the most important destination in Africa currently for Austria and Austrian businesses. According to President...

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