Producer Price Inflation rises sharply — Now at 65.25% in October

November 16, 2022 THE Producer Price Inflation (PPI) which measures the average change over time in the selling prices of goods and services as received by domestic producers shot up to 65.2 per cent in...

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Government to raise ¢2.06bn in this week’s T-bill auction

November 10, 2022 Government will seek to raise ¢2.06 billion in this week’s Treasury bill auction to refinance the upcoming T-bill maturities of ¢1.711 billion. This is coming after it fell short of the...

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November 10, 2022 / Comments (0)

Increase in food prices, others push October inflation to 40.4 %

November 9, 2022 Increases in food prices, housing, electricity and fuel pushed inflation rate for the month of October 2022 to 40.4 %. Food inflation recorded the highest rate among all the components as...

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Africa’s inflation among region’s most urgent challenges

October 22, 2022 Tackling inflation while supporting growth and protecting the vulnerable warrants careful and vigilant monetary policy tightening Sub-Saharan Africa faces one of the most challenging...

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October 22, 2022 / Comments (0)

Producer inflation basket expanded – September rate hits 45.6%

October 22, 2022 THE basket for the calculations of the Producer Price Inflation (PPI) in the country has been expanded to better reflect the current economy. Consequently, the PPI features petroleum,...

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Consumer inflation up again, hits 33.9% in August

September 26, 2022 Consumer inflation further increased to 33.9 percent in August 2022 – signalling a reversal in the cool-off of inflation momentum and a 15th consecutive monthly increase. The rise...

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September 26, 2022 / Comments (0)

Prospects for remittances to emerging markets amid rising inflation

June 24, 2022 Remittances to low- and middle-income countries are projected to rise by 4.2% in 2022 Inflows are expected to provide crucial support amid rising energy and food costs The pandemic...

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June 24, 2022 / Comments (0)

Transport fares take toll on inflation as it hits 23.6% in April

May 12, 2022 The pass-through effect of the 15 percent increase in transport fares has taken a heavy toll on the general prices of goods and services, as inflation shot through the roof in April. Data...

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Manufacturing sub-sector pushes PPI for March 2022 to 29.3% from 21.4%

April 21, 2022 The year-on-year producer price inflation for March 2022 has risen to 29.3 percent, according to data from the Ghana Statistical Service. This rate represents a 7.9 percentage point...

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April 21, 2022 / Comments (0)

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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