Ghana hasn’t been downgraded to low income status – Finance Ministry

April 15, 2021 The Ministry of Finance has clarified that the classification of Ghana as a low-income developing country in the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) April 2021 Fiscal Monitoring document...

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World Bank: Africa needs $12 billion for vaccines to halt COVID-19 spread

April 6, 2021 According to an estimate based on a report by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, Africa will need about 12 billion US dollars to both procure and distribute sufficient...

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Share economic burden – IMF calls for national dialogue

March 29, 2021 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has called for a national dialogue to discuss the best ways to equitably share the burden of restoring the country to economic stability. It said the...

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Prepare for fallout of AfCFTA — IMF

February 25, 2021 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has called for country-specific policies to limit the disruptions that free trade under the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) could pose to...

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Ghana’s digital economy requires boosted investment – IMF Economist

February 22, 2021 Chief Economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Dr Gita Gopinath, has admonished Ghana to intensify its investments in propelling the digital economy. According to her, the move...

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Govt to use COVID-19 cash to set up Dev’t Bank

January 25, 2021 As the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the economy and put much pressure on the health system, with many calling for increased spending on health-related expenditure to...

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Ghana, 47 others benefited from IMF’s US$11.3 billion COVID-19 fund

January 11, 2021 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced about US$91 billion in financing to 80 countries, including US$11.3 billion to 48 low-income countries since the onset of the pandemic in...

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IMF refutes ‘deceptive’ HIPC reports about Ghana

October 28, 2020 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has refuted claims that Ghana has again been added to the list of Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC). “The HIPC Initiative is essentially closed...

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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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Ken Ofori-Atta writes: Africa deserves more help for COVID-19

October 13, 2020 Ghana confirmed its first two COVID-19 cases on March 12; imports from Norway and Turkey. Africa has since recorded more than 1.5 million cases and counting, though in terms of infections...

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