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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Ghana’s recent economic performance favourable – IMF Mission

February 25, 2019 The IMF’s Executive Board is expected to consider the combined seventh and eighth of Ghana’s Extended Credit Facility Program (ECF) reviews by end of March 2019. The Completion of these...

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2020 polls a crucial test for fiscal discipline – IMF

February 13, 2019 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) sees Ghana’s 2020 elections as a crucial test for the country’s renewed efforts to keep public expenditure within approved limits, especially in an...

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IMF program deadline: Ghana faces test to maintain fiscal discipline

February 1, 2019 Ghana will reap the rewards of higher investor confidence and lower borrowing costs if it can stick to sound financial policies without the supervision of the International Monetary Fund,...

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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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