Boost domestic revenue before joining AfCFTA -IMF

May 14, 2019 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cautioned African governments to develop policies that would boost domestic revenue mobilisation before they enter the African Continental Free...

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Government won’t reduce producer price of cocoa – President Akufo-Addo assures farmers

May 13, 2019 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured cocoa farmers that the government will not reduce the current producer price of cocoa, in spite of the plummeting world market price. The...

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Ghana’s Finance Minister steers the World Bank/IMF Development Committee on Global Developmental Issues

April 29, 2019 Ghana, represented by Hon. Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, chaired the World Bank Development Committee meetings in Washington DC, where implicit concerns over employment amid...

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Government transformation agenda must build on IMF success

April 16, 2019 Government must endeavour to ensure that the numerous transformative programmes it has planned do not compromise the macroeconomic stability gains made under the just-ended IMF Extended...

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Ghana leads pack of fastest-growing economies

April 16, 2019 Ghana is projected to be one of the two fastest-growing economies in the world this year, moving ahead of its peers in sub-Saharan Africa, except the South Sudan. The forecast, contained in...

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Banks added GH¢4bn in fresh capital — Dr Bawumia

April 11, 2019 The Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has praised the recently concluded banking sector reform exercise as a timely intervention that has injected in excess of GH¢4 billion in fresh...

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We won’t go to IMF again – Finance Minister

March 29, 2019 Finance Minister, Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta has ruled out another romance with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), maintaining that sufficient macroeconomic gains have been made to prevent a...

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Cedi stability is guaranteed after exiting IMF programme – Osafo Maafo assures

March 25, 2019 The cedi rebounding against the major trading currencies will not reverse any moment soon, after it slumped to a record low of GH₵5.5850, according to the Senior Minister, Mr. Yaw Osafo...

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IMF to disburse last US$185.2million to Ghana as 4-year ECF ends

March 21, 2019 The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed the last review of the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for Ghana, signifying the conclusion of the...

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2018 Deficit slips to 3.9% – CAPEX suffers 27.5% cut

February 26, 2019 Despite cutting capital expenditure (CAPEX) by more than a quarter, the government was unable to walk the slippery rope of matching spending with revenue in 2018, according to data on...

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