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BoG bails out gov’t with GH¢10bn to close fiscal gap

As part of measures to close the yawning budget deficit gap created by impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, the central bank has triggered its...

COVID-19 is here to stay; we must learn to live with...

Gov’t assures of no more lockdowns as economic impact could be catastrophic Government, through the Ministry of Health, has given the strongest indication yet...

Employers’ Ass. petition Finance Minister for emergency fund … to cater for...

The Ghana Employers’ Association (GEA) has petitioned the Minister of Finance to establish an Emergency Fund from which businesses can access working capital, pay...

US$100m secured to fight COVID-19 – Finance Minister 

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-ATTA, has announced that US$100million has been secured to fight COVID-19 as instructed by President Akufo-Addo in his first address to the...

CORONANOMICS: Ofori Atta’s headache … Revenue shortfall vs election spending

Containing spending in an election year has always been a question for all of Ghana’s finance ministers since independence, and Ken Ofori-Atta is no...

Gov’t eyes new taxes to fill revenue gaps

Government will introduce new taxes in its mid-year budget review in July, Deputy Finance Minister Kwaku Kwarteng has said, explaining that the taxes are...

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...

March inflation drops marginally to 10.4%

The Inflation Rate for March 2018 dropped marginally to 10.4%, representing 0.2% decrease from the 10.6% recorded in February, 2018. According to the release issued...

Think-tanks must design innovative solutions for Africa’s unemployment

Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, has underscored the need for think-tanks in Africa to increase awareness, engage decision-makers and design innovative solutions on...

Ken Ofori-Atta leads non-deal roadshow to Japan

The Minister of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta, is leading a delegation to Japan on a Non-Deal Investor Roadshow which is expected to boost bilateral trade...

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