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 Nigerian federal government spent a total of N1.8 trillion on debt servicing in the first five months of the year, representing about 98% of the total revenue generated in the same period. This is according to the budget implementation report presented by the Minister of Finance, Budget & National Planning, Mrs Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed.
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
The newly constituted board of GOIL Company Limited (GOIL) has said it will prioritise growing the firm’s profit by strengthening proper systems, efficiency while reducing waste. GOIL’s profit after tax in 2020 dropped to GH¢90.03 million down by 14.5 percent compared to the previous year’s GH¢105.5million. But the new board, chaired by Reginald Daniel Laryea,
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 deficit in Nigeria’s infrastructure has brought a heavy cost to the economy. For instance, congestion due to poor port and associated transport infrastructure has created losses of N3.5 trillion at Nigeria’s maritime logistic hubs, according to a March 2019 report by the research group, African Centre for Supply Chain (ACSC). These losses are set to
Former Finance Minister, Seth Terkper has once again bemoaned the country’s debt collection methods as well as its revenue performance in recent years. This, according to him, can partly be blamed on non-response to the rebasing of the country’s GDP. He made these assertions in a post-budget dialogue organized by Citi TV and the University
The end result of the two world wars, coupled with a Great Depression was enormous physical and economic destruction in both Europe and the United States. These necessitated the drive to create a new international monetary system that would stabilize currency exchange rates without backing currencies entirely with gold; to reduce the frequency and severity of balance-of-payments deficits;
The African Finance Ministers and the World Bank Group met today to fast track vaccine acquisition on the continent and avoid a third wave.In a boost to the African Union’s target to vaccinate 60% of the continent’s population by 2022, the World Bank and the AU announced that they are partnering to support the Africa Vaccine
Former Minister for Finance, Seth Terkper, has said, policy distortions to the country’s second-biggest tax handle – the Value Added Tax (VAT) – is impeding its ability to generate the needed revenue for government. Making the assertion at the second edition of the PFM Tax Africa Network Dialogue Series, the former Minister for Finance noted