We won’t falter on economy; Govt pledges ahead of 2020 elections

January 21, 2020 The government has given the strongest assurance yet that it has put in place adequate measures to ensure that election-year fiscal slippages do not recur. Ghana will go to the polls this...

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IMF pushes for increment of taxes …Re-introduce 17.5% VAT on financial services; Increase CST to 12% and move income tax to 35%

January 14, 2020 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has strongly advised government to consider increasing some existing taxes and re-introduce others government branded as ‘nuisance’ and scrapped in...

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2020 Budget: GH¢9.3bn earmarked for infrastructure

November 14, 2019 The government is to spend more to deliver infrastructure projects such as roads, schools and hospitals in 2020 than it has done in any of the past three years. In the 2020 budget, which...

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Finance minister leads delegation to IMF/WB annual meetings

October 16, 2019 The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, is the leader of Ghana’s delegation to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) / World Bank annual meetings which takes place this week, October...

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Ghana’s economy in good shape — IMF

October 11, 2019 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has given Ghana’s economy a clean bill of health.  According to the fund, Ghana’s economy remained stable and projected a seven per cent...

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Economic outlook ‘favourable’- IMF …despite rising debt stock

October 11, 2019 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has endorsed the country’s economic performance and future outlook, describing it as “favourable” despite concerns expressed over the rising debt...

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Africa’s growth not robust enough to end joblessness — Ofori-Atta

August 6, 2019 The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has bemoaned the rate at which Africa’s economies are growing, explaining that the pace is too weak to contain the bulgy unemployment...

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Africa’s development cannot be achieved through aid — President

August 2, 2019 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that there is ample evidence to show that the economic transformation and rapid development that Africa yearns for cannot be achieved...

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Work to avoid another bailout – IMF tells government

July 16, 2019 The Resident Representative of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Ghana, Dr Albert Touna Mama, has advised the government to pay critical attention to issues that can send the country...

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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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