June inflation drop makes case for policy rate cut

July 11, 2019 The general price levels of goods and services, for the second time since beginning of the year, has seen another drop – making a strong case for the central bank to consider a policy...

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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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President Akufo Addo hints at adjusting tax exemptions

February 25, 2019 President Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed worry over the burden tax exemptions granted foreign companies and individuals place on the economy, saying they are no longer...

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Inflation drops to 6-year low

February 14, 2019 The general prices of goods and services in the country fell by 0.4 percentage points to 9 percent, the lowest ever recorded since January 2013 when the rate hit 8.8 percent, making a...

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Government awaits validated indicators to fully exit IMF

December 14, 2018 Government is awaiting validated macro-indicators or indices from the Statistical Service before it can fully wean itself from the IMF’s three-year extended credit facility programme, a...

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Quarter-2 GDP comes in at 5.4%

October 18, 2018 Gross Domestic Product, a measure of the value of goods and services produced within a period, grew by 5.4 in the second quarter of 2018 – a sharp drop from the 11.1 percent recorded in...

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Ghana’s economy now valued at GH¢256.6 billion

October 1, 2018 Ghana’s economy is now valued at GH¢256.6 billion after the rebasing of gross domestic product (GDP) based on measurements from 2013 instead of 2006. This is the second time in less than...

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Inflation drops to 9.6% in July

August 16, 2018 Inflation, the measure of the average change in prices of goods and services, dropped from 10 per cent in June to 9.6 per cent in July. The decrease was influenced by a corresponding...

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Manufacturing wobbles to 11-yr low

July 31, 2018 For more than a decade, Ghana’s manufacturing businesses have been at the mercy of cheap imports, pricy loans and erratic power supply, resulting in contraction and collapse of some...

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