Business: Economy & Investments

Ghana's Economy To Get Major Boost From World Bank

Thursday, July 2, 2015 The World Bank Group rsquo;s Board of Executive Directors today approved US$150 million budget support for Ghana. The credit from the International Development Association (IDA) supports the First Macroeconomic Stability for Competitiveness and Growth Development Policy Financing (DPF), the first ...

Ghana Ready To Shift To Market-Oriented Agriculture Economy

Monday, June 29, 2015 Stakeholders of Ghana rsquo;s agriculture sector have all supported that, the time has come for us to shift from subsistence to market-oriented production. The fundamental shift will require the emergence of low cost and low risk marketing systems even though it will require more buyers an ...

Cedi fall: Ghana's economy needs restructuring - Andani

Monday, June 29, 2015 MD of Stanbic Bank, Alhasan Andani, says ongoing efforts to stabilize the falling cedi may yield some positives, however, a true remedy for the local currency rsquo;s woes is an overhaul of the economy. ldquo; is a structural thing that Ghana has to think about. Our import ...

Fix structure of economy to stop cedi fall- Group Ndoum man advises

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 The head of research at Group Ndoum says until the fundamental structure of the country 39;s economy is fixed Ghana 39;s wobbling economy will persist. Samuel Kofi Ampah believes the whole economy is import dependent which is putting so much strain on the country 39;s cedi and which is ultimat ...

Better Media Reportage Is Critical In Modern Economies

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 It is being emphasized that a well informed and independent media is critical to the functioning of modern economies and commended the rising quality and depth in financial and economic journalism in the country. By this, it means improved access to information and public participation in ...
A Group Photograph Of GN Managers And Board

GN Managers Vow To Achieve Targets In Spite Of Economic Challenges

Monday, June 22, 2015 The third annual Groupe Nduom Managers Meeting in Washington, DC ended on the 17th July, 2015. Groupe Nduom (GN,) a conglomerate of African and American companies, started organizing these meetings in 2013 and the purpose is to offer its top managers the opportunity meet and share ideas and agree ...

'Africans Investing in Africa' book launched at World Economic Forum Africa

Saturday, June 20, 2015 Two of Africa rsquo;s most prominent foundations ndash; the Nigeria-based Tony Elumelu Foundation and the Oppenheimer family rsquo;s Brenthurst Foundation of South Africa have launched an important new book titled ldquo;Africans Investing in Africa rdquo; at the just ended World Economic Forum Afr ...

Ghana must consider a green economy - technocrat

Friday, June 19, 2015 Accra, June 19, GNA - Nana Oduro-Kwarteng, the Chief Director of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts (MOTCCA) has said green economy is one of the best means by which Ghana could avoid experiencing the harmful effects of Climate Change. 'With sustainable green economy or investme ...

IMF reviews Ghana's economic performance after bailout

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Government has been engaging with an IMF team to review the performance of Ghana rsquo;s economy since the beginning a three-year Extended Credit Facility programme three months ago. The IMF will, over the period of three years disburse 918 million dollars to the country to shore up the country r ...

Weak Fiscal Management Affecting Economy -IEA

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Dr. John Kwakye The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) says weak fiscal management is undermining Ghana's economic progress by exacerbating macroeconomic instability which has created a looming debt crisis and crowded out private sector operators. IEA therefore called for the adop ...

Bawku is witnessing economic boom

Sunday, June 14, 2015 Bawku (UER), June 14, GNA - Economic activities in the Bawku Municipality and its environs is booming following the lifting of the ban of motorbike riding in the area, which is the main means of transport. A survey conducted by Ghana News Agency (GNA) revealed that the lifting of the ban has also ...

Tough Transitions for Developing Countries in 2015 with Higher Borrowing Costs and Lower Price for Oil and Other Commodities

Sunday, June 14, 2015 Impending rise in US interest rates could reduce capital flows, spur financial market volatility in developing countries. Developing countries face a series of tough challenges in 2015, including the looming prospect of higher borrowing costs as they adapt to a new era of low prices for oil and o ...

Ghana Economic Forum ends with a 5-year strategic agenda

Friday, June 12, 2015 The 2015 Ghana Economic Forum has ended with a five year strategic agenda to ensure Ghanaians control a significant stake in various sectors of the economy. The two-day forum organized by the Business and Financial Times in collaboration with JOY BUSINESS brought together business leaders and pub ...
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