Government missed its target of Ghs 673 million for the 91-day and 181-day treasury bills auctioned on Friday, April 30, 2021. This would be the fourth consecutive week government has missed its targets for treasury bills auctions. Auctioning results published by the Bank of Ghana, indicate that government mobilized Ghs 573.22 million for both the
Ghana’s public debt as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) currently stands at 78 percent. The figure presented by the IMF in its May 2021 Article IV Consultations paper is in contrast to the 76.1 percent quoted by government official sources such as the Ministry of Finance
The teams focused their efforts on a few of the highest-value S&OP levers in order to review the current planning process, identify gaps in the planning infrastructure and analytically understand demand and supply variability.
The size of Ghana’s economy is projected to swell from $62.8 billion in 2020 to $83.2 billion by the end of 2023. According to Fitch Solutions, research arm of credit rating agency, Fitch Ratings, the expansion of Ghana’s economy is expected to start this year, with the economy growing by $7.2 billion in monetary terms.
The implementation of some of the new tax policies introduced in the 2021 budget statement from 1st May is likely to contribute to fuel prices rising to GHS6 per litre in the near future. That’s according to the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC). Of the new taxes that will be implemented from the beginning of next
The Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI) instituted by the Group of Twenty (G20) has been further extended to the end of 2021. The extension of the DSSI initiative was agreed on by the G20, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank at the ongoing IMF/World Bank 2021 Spring Meetings. Welcoming the extension, President
Erstwhile Minister for Finance, Seth Terkper, has noted that Ghana is likely to default on the servicing of its debts given its swelling debts and stagnant revenues. Ghana’s debt stock as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is expected to increase in the medium term. According to
Kenya could register a small primary surplus in 2023-2024, the first in two decades, buoyed by an economic recovery after the coronavirus pandemic, according to the World Bank. The primary deficit, which excludes interest payments, could come in at 4.6% of gross domestic product in the fiscal year through June, and swing to a 0.3%
Growth through innovation/creativity. Rather than be constrained by ideas for new products, services and new markets coming from just a few people, a Thinking Corporation can tap into the employees.
Government is expecting to realize roughly US$886 million as petroleum revenue for 2021. This was announced by the caretaker Finance Minister and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Mr. Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bosnu during the 2021 budget presentation in Parliament on Friday, March 12, 2021. The amount is made up of royalties of US$201.0 million, Carried and Participating Interest