Business: Economy & Investments

Entrepreneurs Celebrated For Contributions Towards Economy

Monday, May 2, 2016 Accra, May 2, GNA - Twenty seven entrepreneurs and five corporate institutions were honoured at the sixth Ghana Entrepreneur and Business Support Awards held in Accra, at the weekend. The awards recognise and reward the best entrepreneurs in the country by showcasing the business leaders to inspi ...

Economy Grew At 3.9% in 2015

Monday, May 2, 2016 The country rsquo;s economic growth, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for 2015 has been calculated to have grown by 3.9 percent in 2015. This is marginally lower compared to the 4.0 percent growth recorded in 2014. According to the provisional GDP figures released by the Ghana Statistical S ...

Business Community Dispute Terkper’s Economy Resilience Avowal

Monday, May 2, 2016 Members of the business community and industry players have rubbished the contention of the Finance Minister, Seth Terkper rsquo;s that the economy management is on track and therefore propelling growth of the various sectors of the economy. The Industrial and Commercial Union (ICU), Assoc ...

Ghana's economy grows slowest in 15-yrs

Friday, April 29, 2016 The size of the Ghanaian economy grew by 3.9 percent in 2015, the slowest in 15 years, on the back of a slump in commodities prices and energy supply deficit, the national statistics office has reported. According to figures from the Ghana Statistical Service, the last time the economy recorded g ...

Ghana's economy is on track - Terkper

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 By Sampson Adu-Poku, GNA Kumasi, April 27, GNA - The Finance Minister, Mr. Seth Terkper, has given an upbeat assessment of the health of the economy, stating that it is on track. He said the economy was making progress and that the government was determined to maintain continued fiscal disciplin ...
Seth Terkper, Minister of Finance

IMF And WB Ghana’s Economic Growth Forecast Challenged

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 A South African economist has challenged that recently released economic growth forecast by the Breton Woods institutions, both World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Rand Merchant Bank rsquo;s Africa Macro Strategist for Global Markets, Madam Celeste Faauconnier has wa ...

Leaders share thoughts on new vision for financing development

Monday, April 18, 2016 Bill Gates, Co-Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, joined top development and finance leaders in a conversation on a new vision for financing development at the Spring Meetings in Washington D.C. Panelists included Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group; Justine Greening, UK ...

Use flexible exchange rate regime as shock absorber to commodity price drop – IMF boss advises

Monday, April 18, 2016 Countries that are facing the shock of drop in commodity prices on the world market would have to ldquo;use flexible exchange rate regime in order to operate as a shock absorber rdquo;. That rsquo;s the advice of the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, ...

Govt Will Not Achieve Its 2016 Inflation Target – Economists

Saturday, April 16, 2016 Some economists have cast doubt over government's ability to achieve its inflation target of 8% for 2016. According to them government's spending in an election year will make it impossible for the target to be met. Government missed its inflation target for 2015 after revising the target from ...
Ken Thompson – CEO Dalex Finance

Ghana’s Economy Is Rather On A Decline And Not As Resilient – Dalex Finance CEO

Friday, April 15, 2016 Chief Executive Officer of Dalex Finance Ken Thompson has waded into the controversy over President John Mahama's statement that Ghana's economy remains one of the most resilient in the world despite the current economic challenges. The President made the statement when he was addressing a ...

Mahama: I’ll Grow Economy Beyond IMF, WB Forecast

Friday, April 15, 2016 President John Mahama has said he is confident his administration can clock a growth rate higher than the benchmark set by the Bretton Wood institutions for this year. ldquo;The African average growth rate predicted by the world bank and IMF is 3 per cent and for Ghana they predict 3.3 pe ...

Ghana's economy is rather on a decline and not as resilient – Dalex Finance CEO

Friday, April 15, 2016 Chief Executive Officer of Dalex Finance Ken Thompson has waded into the controversy over President John Mahama rsquo;s statement that Ghana rsquo;s economy remains one of the most resilient in the world despite the current economic challenges. The President made the statement when he was address ...

Mahama Bullish About Economy

Thursday, April 14, 2016 President John Mahama has said he expects the country to go beyond the projected growth for the West African sub-region by the Bretton Wood Institutions. ldquo;The African average growth rate predicted by the World Bank and IMF is 3 per cent and for Ghana they predict 3.3 per cent, I rsqu ...
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