Friday, March 22, 2019
Tao Zhang, Deputy Managing Director of IMF

Ghana concludes four-year IMF programme with high marks

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has concluded its eighth review of support for Ghana under the Extended Credit Facility signaling an end to the four-year programme. “This will make available to Ghana the cumulative amount...

Cement prices shoot up over Cedi Depreciation

Cement prices of almost all firms have seen some Ghc2.40pesewas increase. This is about the second increment of cement prices in two months. The cement companies say they have been forced to increase the price due...
Noel Kojo-Ganson, Chief Marketing Officer of MTN

MTN hosts technology experts to discuss ‘Location Intelligence’

MTN Ghana and Business World will host leading Technology Experts at the 25th MTN Business World Executive Breakfast Meeting. The much anticipated event, on the theme ‘Location Intelligence: The Driver for Business Success’ will take...

Cedi fall added GH¢15.3b to Ghana’s external debt – Minority

The recent depreciation of the Cedi against major international currencies, especially the dollar, has added GH¢15.3billion to the country’s external debt stock, the Minority has said. The development, according to the Minority, means that Ghana’s...
Cocobod CEO Joseph Boahene Aidoo signing the deal

Cocobod grabs three-year $300m trade finance facility

Ghana Cocoa Board (Cocobod) has sealed a new three-year receivables-backed trade finance facility of US$300 million. The facility will be used to refinance Cocoa Bills raised by Bank of Ghana on behalf of Cocobod and...
President Akufo-Addo

Times are hard; Two years enough to fix economy – ICU to Gov’t

Ghana’s Industrial and Commercial Workers’ Union (ICU) has observed times are hard in the country and expressed dismay government has not fixed the economy as expected halfway into the given four-year term. The concerns were...

Minority demands new budget over Cedi depreciation

The minority in Parliament is demanding a new budget from the Akufo-Addo government in the wake of the depreciation of the cedi against major international currencies. The Cedi until Thursday, March 14 had fallen deeply...

Google writes to Ghana over last Friday’s Cedi glitch

Online giant Google has written to Ghana over last Friday's glitch which saw the Cedi to dollar rate weighing as much as four times the accurate figure. Google currency last Friday March 15,2019 displayed a...

Ghana’s economy benefits foreign investors than Ghanaians – Bokpin

An economist Professor Godfred Bokpin  has observed that the Ghanaian economy is structured to benefit foreign investors more than locals regardless of how hard they work. He says although growth appears to be registered in...

Cedi fall: Ban import of goods produced here – Terkper to govt

Former Finance Minister Seth Terkper has said the most efficient way to stop the fall of the Cedi against international trading currencies is to ban the importation of products and goods produced in Ghana. According...

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