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Gov’t awaits validated indicators to fully exit IMF

Government is awaiting validated macro-indicators or indices from the Statistical Service before it can fully wean itself from the IMF’s three-year extended credit facility...

Per capita GDP increases to US$2,035 after rebasing …but has...

The measure of a country’s total economic output divided by its number of people - otherwise known as per capita GDP - increased from...

Economy worth GH¢256bn after rebasing

The country’s economy, per 2017 GDP estimates, is now valued at GH¢256.6billion - up from the GH¢205.9billion recorded earlier, after the Ghana Statistical Service...

Tiny voices from the streets …the children left behind  

For Adiza, a head-porter who hails from the Northern Region, engaging tiring work in the capital is not a choice but imperative for her...

Maintain Policy rate at 17% despite price pressures from the fiscal...

According to provisional data from Ghana Statistical Service, GDP for the 1st quarter of 2018 was GH¢54,449.8 million, compared to GH¢46,640.1 million in 2017...

April inflation drops to single digit, records 9.6% …lowest since January...

Inflation for April 2018 dropped its lowest in more than five years, to 9.6 percent from 10.4 percent in March, the Ghana Statistical Service...

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...

Agric sector more crucial than ever – Minister

… as he launches 8th Annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Conference and Exhibition The Minister of State for Agriculture, Dr. Nurah Gyiele, has said there is a...

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...

Economy to grow by 5.7% in 2018 – Renaissance Capital

Due to a slowdown in the oil and cocoa sectors, lower government spending and tight credit conditions, Ghana’s economy is expected to grow by...

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