Business: Economy & Investments

Obuasi Seeks Economic Diversification As Anglogold Shifts Position

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 Accra, Sept 2, GNA - The Obuasi Municipal Assembly has initiated raft of actions to enlarge business activities to address the shortfall in revenue, after AngloGold Ashanti's relocation to a new site impacted heavily on the Assembly's finances. The Assembly is seeking to get a university campus, ...

Dumsor Inhibits Manufacturing Based Economy Agenda – Govt

Monday, August 31, 2015 The government has voiced out that, current energy crisis is crippling efforts to create a manufacturing-based economy to reduce the country rsquo;s increased appetite for imports. It is evident that, current load-shedding exercise as a result of shortfalls in power generation from it ...

PwC report forecasts economic recovery from 2016

Friday, August 28, 2015 A new report by accounting firm, Price Water House Coopers (PwC) is projecting that the economy will pick up from next year. According to the accounting firm the growth will be influenced by strong performance of the industrial sector. The report which focuses on how the economy fared from 201 ...

TUC Alarmed By Economic Misery

Friday, August 28, 2015 Deputy Secretary General of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), Dr Anthony Yaw Baah has decried the general performance of the country 39;s economy, saying it is impacting negatively on workers in all aspects of their lives. Touching on the current state of the economy, especially the implic ...

Analysis: Slowdown of China's economy likely to affect Ghana

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 The current economic slowdown in China seems far away but its effect on the Ghanaian economy could be much closer. China rsquo;s economic slowdown could result in a substantial decline in demand for commodities like gold, cocoa and crude oil, which are the main revenue earners for Ghana. Most ...

Start-up equipment presented to beneficiaries of Green Economy

Friday, August 21, 2015 Debiso-Bia (W/R), Aug 20, GNA - The beneficiaries of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) funded Green Economy in Biosphere Reserve (GEBR) have been presented with start-up equipment after their specialised training. The over 200 beneficiaries drawn from 28 communities within the Bi ...

More Hope For Economy Rebound

Monday, August 17, 2015 Although, the country is yet to realize the expected advantages of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) program almost four months after the deal, Economics Professor, Kwesi Botchwey is assuring Ghanaians that the country will soon start realizing the full benefits of the IMF program governm ...

Start-up equipment presented to beneficiaries of Green Economy

Saturday, August 15, 2015 Debiso-Bia, W/R, Aug. 15, GNA - Two hundred and thirty one beneficiaries of the Green Economy in Biosphere Reserve (GEBR) project at the Bia National Park and Bia Resource Reserve in the Western Region have received Start-up equipment. The 231 beneficiaries from 28 communities within the Bia Nati ...

'Ghana ill-equipped to manage oil price fall' - economic analyst

Thursday, August 13, 2015 Accra, Aug 13, GNA - Mr Mark Evans, an economic analyst, with the Natural Resources Governance Institute, on Thursday, said Ghana has found itself ill-equipped to manage the rapid fall in oil prices. He said the country was not fully prepared to manage swings in commodity prices and to transform ...

Cedi to end year at 3.9 to dollar - economic analyst

Thursday, August 13, 2015 Accra, Aug 13, GNA - A Senior Economic Analyst at Databank, Mr Courage Kingsley Martey, has said the cedi is likely to end the year at GH 3.9 to the dollar. He said current economic conditions and the anticipated revenue from the sale of bonds on the international market would see the cedi stabi ...

PAGE Trains Journalists On Green Economy

Thursday, August 13, 2015 The participants in a group photo after the opening session Journalists from various media organizations in Accra recently took part in a two-day workshop on Green Economy. The workshop, organized by Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) Ghana, was to help enlighten journalists ...

Kwesi Botchwey confident IMF program will stabilize economy despite seeming delay

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 Economics Professor Kwesi Botchwey is assuring Ghanaians that the country will soon start realizing the full benefits of the IMF program government has signed on to. The country is yet to realize the expected advantages of the program almost four months after the deal. Professor Kwesi Botchwey ...

Government advised to focus on fundamentals of economy

Saturday, August 8, 2015 Accra, Aug 7, GNA - A panel discussion on the causes of the cedi's fluctuation and its impact on doing business in Ghana has been held with a call on policy makers to focus on fundamentals of the economy. It was organized by Good Governance Africa-West Africa Centre (GGA- West Africa), a civil so ...
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