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Ghana Oct. PPI moderates to 2.8 percent on lower crude prices

The October industry inflation rose 2.8 percent in October, down 2 percentage points relative to the 4.8 percent rise in September, the Ghana Statistical...

Ghana placed second in 2014 Cholera ranking

With 28,944 cases and 247 deaths, Ghana followed Nigeria which took the lead with 35,946 cases and 755 deaths; while with two cases and...
data collection

African countries asked to use modern technology for data collection

He has therefore urged African countries to endeavour to take advantage of modern technology to improve on their mode of data collection, and the...
Bank of Ghana

Ghana central bank further tightens monetary stance

Addressing the media after the 67th regular meetings of the MPC, Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Henry Kofi Wampah said this was necessary...

Ghana’s declaration as HIPC could have been avoided – Minister

He however noted that it provided the country with fiscal space to set the path to positive growth. "In contrast with the HIPC experience, it...

Headline inflation for October 2015 remains flat at 17.4 percent in Ghana

The monthly change rate for the period under review was 2.7 percent relative to the -0.1 percent recorded in the previous month. Year-on-year food...
Ghana Statistical Service

GSS set to ensure efficiency of work at the local level

The integration forms part of the on-going institutional reform programme of the Service which is undertaken with support from the Statistics for Results Facility...
Dr Philomena Nyarko - Government Statistician

Ghana’s September PPI slides to 3.7 percent

The Monthly Change rate for September 2015 however recorded an appreciation to 1.1 percent from the revised -3.8 percent for the previous month. ...
unemployment

Government cannot employ Ghanaian youth – ISSER

He was speaking Monday on Adom FM?s ?Burning Issues? Programme. His comment follows the picketing of hundreds of the Ghana Nurses and Midwife Trainees Association...
GDP

Ghana’s 2015 GDP estimated at 4.1 percent

Without oil resources, the economy will grow at an estimated rate of 4.2 percent, Baah Wadieh, Deputy Government Statistician, said here Friday. Although the...

Consumer inflation slides 0.6 percentage points in Ghana in August

Relative to the 2.3 percent recorded in July 2015. the month-on-month inflation rate in August 2015 also slid to -0.7 percent. Government Statistician Philomena...

Lower food harvest, high cost of fuels in Ghana push July inflation 7.9 percent

Year-on-year inflation rate in July rose to 7.9 percent in Ghana relative to the 7.1 percent recorded in June, the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS)...

June 2015 inflation crosses 17 percent in Ghana

The Ghana Statistical Service reported here on Wednesday that year-on-year inflation rate for June 2015 was 17.1 percent, relative to the 16.9 percent recorded...
food prices

Mining and Utilities push up Ghana’s PPI to 19.5 percent in April

The rate of increase in the prices of goods and services at the factory gate or the Producer Price Index (PPI) went up 0.3...

Inflation edges up in Ghana

Year-on-year inflation rate for April 2015 rose 0.2 percentage points to 16.8 percent, compared to the 16.6 percent recorded in March, the Ghana Statistical...

March 2015 producer inflation slows to 19.1 percent in Ghana

Price rise for the industry sector declined 2.7 percentage points to 19.1 percent year-on-year for March 2015, compared with the 21.8 percent year-on-year growth...
GDP

Ghana?s 2014 GDP revised downwards to 4.0 percent

The value of Ghana?s economy grew to 112.6 billion Ghana cedis or 31.2 billion U.S. dollars at current price in 2014, relative to the...
Inflation

Year-on-year inflation rate stood at 16.6 per cent

The year-on-year inflation rate stood at 16.6 per cent in January, up by 0.1 percentage points from 16.5 per cent recorded in February, the...

Currency depreciation pushes Ghana’s inflation up in March 2015

The rate of price increase for consumer goods inched up by 0.1 percentage point to record 16.6 percent inflation for March 2015, relative the...
Dr Philomena Nyarko

Ghana Statistical Service Admits Error in Website data

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) is admitting putting up erroneous data after NPP Vice Presidential aspirant criticized government's handling of the economy describing it...

Ghana’s industry inflation drops to 21.8 pct in February

The average rate of price changes at the factory gate fell again by 1.8 percentage points in February, resulting in a year-on-year industry inflation...
Dr Philomena Nyarko - Government Statistician

Prices tumble further on Ghana’s factory gate to 21.8 percent in February on lower...

Average rate of price changes at the factory gate fell again by 1.8 percentage points in February resulting in a year-on-year industry inflation rate...
MTN CEO SERAME TAUKOBONG ADDRESSING THE MEDIA AT THE FORUM

Telecom Charges In Ghana To Go Up

By Felix Dela Klutse Phone call and other mobile services rates are expected to go up sooner or later, the Chief Executive Officer of MTN...

February 2015 Consumer inflation inches up to 16. 5 pct in Ghana

Consumer Price Index (CPI) inched up by 0.1 percentage point to record 16.5 percent relative to the 16.4 percent recorded in January, the Ghana...

District census report launched

The 2010 Population and Housing Census District Analytical reports launched in Accra on Thursday have revealed that the private informal sector continues to be...

MGCSP begins a project to help the poor by next year

The government is to undertake a project known as the Common Targeting System (CTS) to compile a credible single registry of all persons in...
Ghana statistical Service

Open Data for Accountability and Inclusiveness

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has celebrated the annual African statistics day, which was on the theme ?Open Data for Accountability and Inclusiveness.? In a...

Marital rape is linked to Criminal Offences Act-Oye Lithur

By Francis Ameyibor, GNA Special Correspondent; Geneva, Switzerland Although the Domestic Violence Act does not explicitly mention marital rape, the act is linked to the...
CDD

Why CDD conducted survey from May

Most Ghanaians have described the country?s economic condition and their own living conditions as ?bad? or ?very bad?, according to the findings of the...
Inflation

Ghana’s year on year inflation rise

The year-on year inflation rate for September rose to 16.5 per cent up from the 15.9 percent recorded in August 2014, the Ghana Statistical...

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