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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...

No Dutch disease – Ofori-Atta …even as oil crowds out agric...

Despite the dwindling fortunes of agriculture since the start of commercial oil production some six years ago, the dreaded oil-linked Dutch disease has not...

The Fishing Sector: an industry left behind …contributed only 1.2% to...

For years Ghana’s fishing subsector has experienced stunted growth, making its contribution to the economy quite insignificant compared with other subsectors. The fishing subsector since...

World Bank cautions over issuing bonds

The 2018 African Pulse Report by the World Bank has cautioned African governments to reduce their high appetite for borrowing from the markets, especially...

Economy grows by 8.5% in 2017 …against a target of 6.3%,...

The economy grew by 8.5 percent in 2017 as against a 6.3percent target - the highest since 2012 when it grew by 9.3 percent,...

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