Finance Minister officially announces Domestic Debt Exchange programme

December 5, 2022 The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta has announced the Domestic Debt Exchange programme that was introduced by the government in the 2023 budget. He announced this at a press conference...

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S&P maintains Ghana’s ratings with stable outlook

February 7, 2022 Ratings agency, Standard and Poor’s Global Ratings (S&P), has maintained the country’s creditworthiness score at ‘B’ negative and ‘B’ over its solid...

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Ken Ofori-Atta completes tenure as Chair of World Bank’s Development Committee

October 21, 2020 Ghana’s Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has successfully completed his two-year tenure as the Chairman of the Development Committee of the World Bank and IMF, after chairing his 4th DC...

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Parliament approves GH¢174m tax-free income for front line health workers

August 14, 2020 Parliament has voted to approve a tax waiver of GH¢174 million on the income taxes of front line health workers. The move by Parliament is consistent with President Nana...

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Finance Minister expected to present Mid-Year Budget in July

June 20, 2020 The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, is expected to present the Mid-Year Budget review and Supplementary Estimates to Parliament next month. This will be in accordance with Section (28) of...

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Coronavirus downs oil revenue by 82% in first quarter

June 19, 2020 The country’s fears of losing substantial domestic revenue through the devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic has been worsened as Bank of Ghana data shows only about 18 percent...

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BoG releases GH¢5.5 billion to support Covid-19 fight

May 29, 2020 The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has released the first tranche of GH¢5.5 billion of the GH¢10 billion emergency facility the government is seeking to support residual expenditures to cushion the...

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EU’s blacklisting of Ghana over money laundering breaches flawed – Finance Ministry

May 22, 2020 The Ministry of Finance has described the decision of the European Commission to blacklist Ghana over money laundering breaches as unfortunate. According to the Finance Ministry, the...

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Digital payment gets major boost with launch of 3 policies

May 20, 2020 The government of Ghana has launched three new policy initiatives designed to deepen financial inclusion and accelerate digital payments, in line with government’s vision of building a...

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Finance Minister tasked to develop economic recovery programme

May 13, 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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