Economy & Investments

World Bank Boss Suggests How Ghana Can Come Out Of Economic Doldrums

Friday, April 11, 2014 The World Bank President, Jim Yong Kimsays Ghana is going through some economicchallenges because it is not doing enough to check its rising debts and the weakening economicfundamentals. Managers of Ghanas economy have attributed the problems facing the economy to decliningcommodity prices ...

President Mahama confirms national economic forum in June

Friday, April 11, 2014 President John Mahama has confirmed plans by his administration to organise a non-partisan national economic forum in an effort to reach a consensus on how to improve Ghanas troubled economy. A post on his Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=773505785993913set=a.4776099289168 ...

Economic Justice Network of Ghana welcomes ECOWAS suspension of EPA decision

Thursday, April 10, 2014 The Economic Justice Network of Ghana EJN has welcomed the decision of the ECOWAS Heads of State and Government to postpone the final decision on the adoption of the Economic Partnership Agreement EPA between West Africa and the European Union.The West African economic bloc has suspended the ...
amissah arthur

National forum on the economy by June

Thursday, April 10, 2014 Sogakope, April 10, GNA Vice President Paa Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur has proposed a national dialogue devoid of partisanship to address the challenges of the economy. The Vice President made the proposal at the commissioning of a rice mill at Sogakope in the South Tongu District of the Volta Re ...

BoG worried over waning confidence in economy

Thursday, April 10, 2014 The Bank of Ghana BoG is worried about what it describes as waning consumer and business confidence in the countrys economy. The central bank fears the development as well as tightened credit conditions could impact on its outlook of the economy. Latest surveys conducted by the Bank indic ...
World Bank

World Bank briefs journalists on latest Africa Economics

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 Accra, April 8, GNA The economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa SSA continues to rise from 4.7 per cent in 2013 to a forecasted 5.2 per cent in 2014. This performance is boosted by rising investment in natural resources and infrastructure, and strong household spending, according to the World Ba ...
Seth Terkper, Finance Minister

Economy Gets More Vulnerable – Barclays Warns

Tuesday, April 08, 2014 Seth Terkper, Finance Minister A recent research by the Barclays Bank says Ghanas economy is looking increasingly vulnerable, as the currency sell-off continues this year. The 198-page document, titled Testing the Boundaries, noted that the countrys economic growth may be dampened further ...

Full text: Seth Terkper's Policy Statement on the Ghanaian Economy presented to parliament

Monday, April 07, 2014 A POLICY STATEMENT ON THE GHANAIAN ECONOMY PRESENTED TO PARLIAMENT ON TUESDAY, 1ST APRIL, 2014 INTRODUCTION Mr. Speaker, I appear before you today to provide you with a consolidated set of measures that we have been using to manage our economyto correct the imbalances that have occurred i ...
Rashid Pelpuo

Economic Challenges Present Opportunity To Entrepreneurs

Friday, April 04, 2014 Rashid Pelpuo Minister of State in charge of Private Sector Development, Alhaji Rashid Pelpuo says the current challenges facing Government in its management of the countrys economy present the best time and opportunity for entrepreneurs to make money for themselves. Speaking at the British C ...

Economy Fails To Transform - ACET

Wednesday, April 02, 2014 He said the transformation must be a national project. By William Yaw Owusu ...
MoneyGram

MoneyGram affirms confidence in Ghanaian economy

Wednesday, April 02, 2014 Accra, April 1, GNA MoneyGram, one of the world leaders in money transfer with more than 20,000 points of sales in Africa, has reiterated its confidence in the Ghanaian economy and affirmed its interest in supporting the financial inclusion agenda.Mr Peter Osher, MoneyGram Internationals Senior ...
the chronicle

Investors Lose Faith In Economy… Says StanChart

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 Despite an improvement in public financial management, consistent negative fiscal surprises have eroded investors faith in Ghanas economy. Razia Khan, Standard Chartereds Head of Africa Research and a well-known analyst on African markets has revealed. A new International Monetary Fund IMF ...

Economist challenges government to take drastic economic measures

Tuesday, April 01, 2014 Economist Professor Peter Quartey is asking government to quickly take drastic measures that would restore confidence in the economy to avoid any downgrade by FITCH. The rating agency last week indicated that it is likely to downgrade Ghanas credit ratings in the near future because of the curr ...
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