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Economist Say CFTA’s Execution Will Bring Down Trade Volatility

Mr Albert Zeufack, the Chief Economist for Africa World Bank, has urged African governments to ratify and implement the Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)...
President Akufo-Addo signing the CFTA Agreement

Ghana’s Akufo-Addo is a Transformational Leader – Economist

Mr Habibu Adam, an Economist, on Friday said President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is a transformational leader who’s like is yet to be witnessed...
Photo taken on July 16, 2015 shows 1,000 Cedi notes and a Huawei Mobile phone P7 worthy of 1,000 Cedi in Accra, Ghana, July 16, 2015. Sub-Sahara African currencies have in recent months come under significant pressure. (Xinhua/Lin Xiaowei)

Ghana cedi depreciation is attributed to several issues

Mr Habibu Adam, an Economist, has attributed the depreciation of the cedi to the structure of the economy, allowing foreign portfolio investments into the...
climate change

Food Security Remains Threatened Due to Hostile Climate Conditions

Dr. Iddrisu Yahaya, an Economist at the Savanna Agricultural Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI), has said the hostile...
china-factory

Economist Foresees China Becoming a High-Income Nation By 2025

China will become a high-income country by 2025 and the world's largest economy by 2030, Justine Yifu Lin, former senior vice president and chief...
Kpmg

KPMG South Africa to take years to recover from reputation damage

The reputational damage suffered by auditing firm KPMG South Africa over its involvement in corruption scandals would take years to fix, said a South...
inflation

Economists Endorses Ghana’s Inflation Outlook Stability

The stability in inflation outlook lately is good for the local economy and brings more hope to local businesses, economist Collins Appiah told Xinhua...

Nation Builders Corps To Increase Gov’t Burden

Dr Eric Osei-Assibey, an Economist and Senior Lecturer at the University of Ghana, says government should find more pragmatic approach to solving graduate unemployment,...
Professor John Gatsi

Ghana Could Lose Investors Over Borrow Attitude – Gatsi

The way Ghana handled its energy bond, which failed to raise the target amount despite extension, could suggest a state of desperation to borrow...
Banks

Economist want number of commercial banks cut down to control soaring NPLs

Key players in the banking industry and some economists are worried with the large number of commercial banks licensed and operating in the country....
H.E Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President of Ghana (right) speaks with IFC VP and General Counsel Ethiopis Tafara (center) and World Bank Group Trade and Competitiveness Senior Director Anabel Gonzalez (left), confer following a high-level dialogue on opportunities for ambitious reforms of the business environment in Ghana. The event took place at IFC's offices during the Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group in Washington on April 21, 2017.

Ghana government not being smart on borrowing

A renowned economist has revealed that, the country’s debt stock has gone up due to government borrowing to finance deficit, which is not the...
Ghana Cedi

Lower growth potentials to dampen Ghana’s 2017 revenue

Ghana stood to miss out on its revenue targets for 2017 due to lower growth potentials in the economy, an economist projected on Tuesday. ...
Ken Ofori Atta

Part 2: Ken Ofori Atta, a potentially deceptive economist

“If those journalists who pride themselves on reporting corruption in others, then ask for unofficial payment for themselves, isn’t that a touch hypocritical?...At the...

Dr Lawrence Tetteh Ask Nana Addo To Manage Expectation Of Workers

Dr Lawrence Tetteh, an Economist has asked workers and organised labour, to use May Day to reflect on work ethics as well as the...

President of Groupe Ideal Wins Best Entrepreneur Award

The President of Groupe Ideal, Dr Nii Kotei Dzani, has been named the overall best entrepreneur for his excellent contributions towards the country’s socio...
MTN Heroes of Change

TV Stations To Begin Airing MTN Heroes of Change III

MTN Ghana Foundation, the corporate social investment arm of MTN Ghana has come out with Episodes 1 – 12 of its flagship project, MTN...
Chinese and US

Economist say both Chinese and US economies are deeply dependent on each other

The US and Chinese economies are heavily dependent on each other. In such a codependent economic relationship, actions taken by any one partner have...
Justin Yifu Lin gives interview to the People’s Daily. (Photo by Quan Yajun)

Economist say China could gather 5.6% growth in 2017

A biggest highlight of China’s 2017 government work report is to declare the country’s confidence in its economy, a renowned economist told the People’s...
Digital technology has been widely applied by Chinese factories. Picture is an intelligent workshop of SANY Heavy Industry, known as the "intelligent factory" of China in Changsha, Hunan province. (Photo from the official website of SANY Heavy Industry.)

Chinese Economist Say High-end Manufacturing Will Stay Put

The high-end manufacturing is not leaving China, a renowned Chinese economist said in a contributed article published on People's Daily Overseas Edition, refuting the...
Greece

Greece likely needs fourth bailout

Greece will likely need a fourth bailout program, according to Cypriot economist and 2010 Nobel laureate Christoforos Pissarides. "I am afraid...
George Blankson, Commissioner- General, Ghana Revenue Authority

Staff Of GRA Praise Outgoing Commissioner-General

Mr Emmanuel Kofi Nti, a Tax Policy Advisor, is the new Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). He took up the role on Friday...

Agric Economist Challenges Gov’t to Create 750k Agric Jobs

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-AddoAgric economist, William Awuku Aheadomeh has stated that he is confident in the ability of government to create some 750...

Economist Foretells Tougher IMF Strings Over GH¢7bn Expenditure Gap

Ghana risks being penalised by the IMF over the unaccounted 7 billion cedis in government’s accounts.This is the assertion of Economist, Dr. Lord Mensah....
Deutsche Telekom

Debt brake in Slovakia to avoid draconian cuts in hard times

The debt brake currently in place will enable Slovakia to be spared painful cuts during a future crisis, Sberbank Europe chief economist Vladimir Vano...

Economist Envisage A Single Digit Inflation

Economist Professor Godfred Bokpin has predicted of a drop in inflation to single digits in the short to medium term.It follows what he describes...

Ghana’s Budget Could Face Challenges Due to New Regions – Economists

Economist Dr. Joe Amoako -Tuffour has cautioned Finance Minister Nominee, Ken Ofori Atta on the need to find sustainable funding for the proposed new regions...

Chinese economy likely to hit bottom in 2017

The Chinese economy is likely to hit bottom in 2017 as several factors will combine to support the bottoming process, a Chinese economist said...
export

Economist urges Kenya to diversify exports

Kenya should diversify its export markets to avoid economic shocks as well as maintain macro-economic stability, an economist says. Stanbic Bank Regional...
Ghana's Akufo-Addo sworn in

Nana Addo Re-Affirm Commitment To Render Selfless Service

The 72-year-old Economist, renowned Lawyer and Politician, Saturday took the Oath of Allegiance and the Presidential Oath administered by Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood...

Nana Addo’s Gov’t Must Do More for Agric, Manufacturing – Economist

Economist, Dr. Adu Sarkodie has appealed to the incoming government to focus on agriculture and manufacturing to strengthen the economy. His opinion comes as one...