World Bank urges Ghana to implement policies that attract private investment

April 21, 2022 The World Bank Group has called on government to prioritize policies that attract investments from citizens and foreigners. According to the Bretton Woods institution such an approach is...

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Food inflation maintains dominance

April 21, 2022 INFLATION for food and non-alcoholic beverages has maintained and deepened its dominance over non-food inflation for the second month running. Figures released by the Ghana Statistical...

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Ghana may not need the IMF if authorities take needed fiscal measures – Pierre Laporte

March 11, 2022 The World Bank Country Director for Ghana, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, Mr. Pierre Laporte, says Ghana stands to benefit from going to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) if the country...

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Be patient with central banks in the Covid recovery process – IMF to policymakers

December 8, 2021 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged policymakers around the globe to be patient with their central banks as they work to bring back inflation to the levels they were during the...

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Big push for 2022 budget – Benefits from $1bn free IMF money

September 28, 2021 The country is set to inject about US$300 million from its share of the specially created free funds from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) into the 2022 budget. The amount is a third...

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Exchange rate flexibility can help reduce FX borrowing needs – IMF

September 9, 2021 Allowing for more exchange rate flexibility can help reduce FX borrowing needs, as well as lower the FX risk premium in domestic interest rates, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has...

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IMF provides US$1bn in SDR to shore up foreign exchange reserves

August 24, 2021 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will, today, August 23, 2021, make resources equivalent to US$1 billion available to Ghana, in the form of a Special Drawing Rights (SDR)...

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August 24, 2021 / Comments (0)

IMF wants alcohol, tobacco, property taxes up to boost revenue

August 16, 2021 As part of efforts to boost domestic revenue mobilisation, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged government to leverage underutilised tax handles such as alcohol, tobacco, and...

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IMF advises government on debt situation

July 22, 2021 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged the government to use the ongoing fiscal consolidation efforts to streamline expenditures to help address the growing risks associated with...

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July 22, 2021 / Comments (0)

IMF commends govt for COVID-19 response, stable cedi

July 21, 2021 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has commended the Ghanaian government for its proactive response to the COVID-19 pandemic which mitigated its economic impact but contributed to a...

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