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Editorial: Fiscal Responsibility Act likely to be breached

COVID-19 has brought in its wake monumental problems for countries, particularly for economies as general economic activity grinds to a halt. Ghana is no exception...

Coronavirus : Deficit will cross fiscal rule target to hit 7.8%...

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has said that the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the local economy will cause the deficit target to widen...

Resuscitating the economy after COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 epidemic could cost the global economy US$2.7trillion, according to the Organisation for Economic Corporation and Development (OECD) Interim Economic Assessment. Global GDP...

Moody’s: Higher debt burdens raise debt sustainability concerns in W/A

Togo, and to some extent Ghana and Nigeria, are among those facing risks to debt sustainability. Mali and Niger are vulnerable to shocks. Senegal and...

GDP projected at 7.6%

Government has projected to peg GDP at 7.6 percent in 2019 to maintain a push towards a strong macroeconomic growth. To this end, government has...

West Africa’s skills and youth unemployment crisis – why business...

West Africa is on the rise, with Nigeria showing resilience and diversifying its economy following a recession and Ghana enjoying stellar GDP growth of...

SMEs’ contribution to GDP invaluable

The Chief Executive Officer of Women’s World Banking Ghana (WWGB), Charlotte Lily Baidoo, has observed that SMEs remain the major avenue of employment and...

Financial and Insurance contributions to GDP slump in 2017

Even though their umbrella sector – services - remains the largest contributor to GDP in the country, holding 56.2 percent of economic activities, the...

Prez warns against bad fishing practices

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing (IUU) methods which are depleting fish stock must not be...

Livestock sector nears collapse …as its contribution to GDP drops to...

Players in the livestock sector, which has been one of the major employable sectors of the economy, are calling on government to step in...

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