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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Gov’t scraps Luxury Vehicles levy

July 30, 2019 The government after review of the Luxury Vehicles Levy has decided to withdraw it, Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has announced. Government in 2018 introduced the Luxury Vehicles Levy to...

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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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