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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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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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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Ghana signs $200M loan agreement with World Bank to aid vaccination programme

July 14, 2021 The Government of Ghana has signed an additional $200 million loan agreement with the World Bank to help the vaccination process. This is the second tranche of funds that government is...

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How to attract private finance to Africa’s development

June 15, 2021 African economies are at a pivotal juncture. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought economic activity to a standstill. Africa’s hard-won economic gains of the last two decades, critical in...

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IMF commends Ghana for effectively managing COVID-19 pandemic

May 19, 2021 The International Monetary Fund (IMF), says Ghana has effectively managed the COVID-19 pandemic. The commendation was contained in a statement after a team led by Carlo Sdralevich paid an...

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Cancel Africa’s debts; restructure global financial architecture – Akufo-Addo

May 19, 2021 Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is calling for the restructuring of the global financial architecture, so it can respond better to the needs of Africa. He has also asked...

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