Economy expands by 2.0% in quarter 3 of 2023

December 20, 2023 Provisional estimates from the Ghana Statistical Service show that the economy expanded by 2.0% in the third quarter of 2023. This is lower than the pre-pandemic average Gross Domestic...

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Finance Minister tasked to develop economic recovery programme

May 14, 2020 The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has been charged to develop a pragmatic economic recovery programme as soon as possible to facilitate a rebound of the economy from the impact of...

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Economy faces first recession since 1983

April 14, 2020 The economy risks suffering negative growth rates in the upcoming quarters as the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to rob the country of the usual social briskness that keeps...

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CORONANOMICS : BoG takes swift action to keep economy on front foot

March 20, 2020 Cuts policy rates by 150 basis points to 14.5 percent Up to GH¢100 MoMo transfer is free MoMo thresholds shoot up Bank envisages GDP growth dropping to 2.5% The Central Bank has taken a...

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2020 Budget purposeful, achievable – Ofori-Atta

November 21, 2019 The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has assured the public that the 2020 budget, with a projected expenditure of GHc85.9 billion, is purposeful and achievable. He said the...

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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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We will maintain fiscal discipline in election year- Ofori-Atta

November 13, 2019 The Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has assured Ghanaians of government’s resolve to protect the public purse even as the 2020 general elections approach. “In spite of the year...

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GRA loses millions in revenue; as its lacks data to tax online companies

November 7, 2019 The country is losing millions in uncollected revenue from profitable online-based businesses, due to the lack of specific tax laws and the absence of a proper database of all online...

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Agriculture will continue receiving priority attention

September 12, 2019 The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has given an assurance that agriculture will continue to receive the priority attention it deserves to propel the country to the dizzying heights...

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