President’s Monthly Insight – December 2018

December 20, 2018 Ghana’s 2018 microeconomic stability has been under the spotlight since January with several economic reports in the first quarter of the year giving predictions of a productive year....

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We’ll not resort to reckless borrowing — President Akufo-Addo

December 18, 2018 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on monday assured the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that Ghana would not engage in reckless borrowing and economic indiscipline that created the...

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Ghana’s economy on sound track; Better than 2 years ago — IMF boss

December 17, 2018 The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ms Christine Lagarde, has observed that the Ghanaian economy is in a better place than it was two years ago. She said the...

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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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Finance Minister, Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta vows, as Ghana exits IMF programme in December

November 20, 2018 In a bid to consolidate the gains that have been made under the International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme, the Finance Minister, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has revealed plans to back the reforms...

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Government commits to prudent spending post-IMF

November 19, 2018 Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has indicated that government will consolidate the gains made from tough decisions taken under the Extended Credit Facility programme with the International...

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Finance Minister to present 2019 budget on Nov.15

October 31, 2018 Finance Minister, Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta will present the 2019 budget to Parliament on November 15, 2018, Speaker of Parliament, has confirmed. “The 2019 budget will be presented by the...

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Senior Minister leads government delegation to World Bank/IMF meetings

October 15, 2018 Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Maafo, is leading Ghana’s delegation attending the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings in Bali, Indonesia. The meeting, which lasts from October 8-14, 2018, is...

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Finance Ministry ‘structuring’ US$50bn century bond …to stabilise cedi, grow economy

September 26, 2018 Finance Minister, Mr. Ken Ofori Atta has disclosed that government is ‘structuring’ the proposed issuance of a US$50bn century bond that will strengthen the local currency and help grow...

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Ghana rated higher by Standards & Poor’s from B- to B

September 17, 2018 International rating agency, Standards and Poor’s (S&P) Global, has raised Ghana’s long-term local and foreign currency sovereign credit rating to B from B-, with a...

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