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Consumer Confidence

Ghana’s economy still susceptible to shocks – experts

As Ghana prepares to wind up its thee year Extended Credit Facility fiscal support program with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), experts have been...
mining

Ghana to adopt a new formula of calculating mining royalties

A new mining royalty payment formula have been proposed to help the country rake in more revenue from the mining sector. Over the years, dividends...
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

Africa must collaborate to exploit natural resources – Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has underscored the need for greater economic co-operation among Sub-Saharan African countries by developing a common regional market...
A worker makes chocolate Easter eggs preparing for Holy Week at the company of Chocolate Arrufat in Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina, on Apr. 1, 2015. Arrufat is one of the 150 recovered factories that are led by their employees, currently has 28 employees and plan production for easter of about seven thousand kilograms of chocolate. (Xinhua/Martin Zabala)

Argentina urgently needs IMF aid to survive economic crisis

The chief of staff of the Argentinean government, Marcos Pena, said Saturday that asking the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a "line of financial...
IMF UG

IMF predicts an increased growth in economy for Sub-Saharan Africa

The economy of Sub-Saharan Africa will recover modestly from 2.8 per cent growth in 2017 to 3.5 per cent in 2018, the International Monetary...
IMF

IMF says rising debt levels risky to economic recovery in SSA

In spite of recent experience of relatively better economic performance Sub-Sahara African countries have been experiencing the International Monetary Fund (IMF) stated here on...
General Secretary of Trade Union Congress (TUC), Dr. Yaw Baah

Ghana’s Prosperity Does Not Depend On IMF – Yaw Baah

The General Secretary of Trade Union Congress (TUC), Dr. Yaw Baah, has emphasised that, Ghana’s labour laws needs to be reviewed such that,...
File photo taken on June 16, 2014 shows International Monetary Fund(IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaking during a press conference at the IMF headquarters in Washington D.C., the United States. IMF on Friday announced that it selected Christine Lagarde to serve as its leader for a second five-year term. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

IMF boss approaches U.S., China to cool tensions by multilateral engagements

Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Saturday called on the United States and China to resolve trade tensions through rules-based...
financial inclusion

EIB, IMF team up to promote Africa’s financial inclusion and stability

· EIB and IMF establish a new Capacity Development Partnership to promote financial inclusion and stability...
economy

Ethiopian economy forecast to grow 8.5 percent in 2017/18

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has forecast that Ethiopia's growth is expected to stay high in 2017/18, at 8.5 percent, supported by continued recovery...
Angola

IMF delegation in Angola for macroeconomic situation assessment, cooperation

A delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has started official talks with the Angolan authorities in Luanda to deepen the diagnosis of Angola's...
IMF

Zambian president calls for conclusion of talks with IMF for aid package

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has held talks with officials from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) who were in the country to continue discussions on...
IMF

Gambia sees sharp decrease in treasury bill rate

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Tuesday that Gambia has experienced sharp decrease in treasury bill due to budget support. "The debt service to the...
Chinese economy

IMF Top Official Commends China’s Robust Economy

With a strong development momentum, the Chinese economy contributes a lot to the global economic growth, Maurice Obstfeld, chief economist at the International Monetary...
IMF

IMF urges prudent fiscal adjustment for Ghana

There is the need for prudent fiscal adjustment in Ghana in order to cure fiscal imbalances as a result of lower than targeted revenue...
IMF

Ghana gets one-year extension on IMF support program

Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved of a one-year extension of its Extended Credit Facility (ECF) support program for Ghana,...
IMF

Workers worried over inconsistency of government’s position on IMF program

Members of the Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU) are worried over what they describe as government’s shifting position on the Ghana – International...

Ghana to continue with IMF program till end 2018

The Ghanaian government late Tuesday said it would continue with its program with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), contrary to media reports that it...
Christine Lagarde

IMF grants US$16.3 to Central African Republic

On July 17, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the second review under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement...
Christine Lagarde

IMF grants US$6.2m to Burkina Faso

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the seventh and final review of Burkina Faso’s program supported by the Extended Credit...

Economic conditions have changed Nigerians’ shopping patterns, new report reveals

Beset by challenging macro-economic forces due to global commodity- turmoil, Nigeria’s market conditions are set to recover but the reality is that in the...

IMF completes Rwanda economic review, grants US$25m

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the seventh review of Rwanda’s performance under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI) and...

IMF completes economic review in Somalia

The management of the IMF has completed the second and final review under the first Staff–Monitored Program (SMP) with Somalia, and the Managing Director...

IMF grants US$43.9m to Mali after economic review

On July 7, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the Seventh Review of Mali’s performance under an economic program...

IMF approves US$3.42bn for Morocco

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team led by Nicolas Blancher visited Morocco from June 29 to July 10, 2017 to conduct discussions with...
IMF

IMF urges quality BoP statistics for the West African bloc

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) urged West African countries here on Monday to ensure quality Balance of Payment data to enable informed decision-making ...
IMF

IMF urges Zimbabwe to expedite arrears clearance to multilateral creditors

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged Zimbabwe to expedite arrears clearance to the World Bank and other multilateral creditors to unlock external financing...

IMF grants US$4.1m to Guinea-Bissau after economic review

On July 6, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the third review of Guinea-Bissau’s economic performance under the program...
cotton

Brazil backs revival of cotton growing in Eastern Africa region

The Brazilian government has embarked on a cooperation initiative in the East African region to help boost cotton growing. Marcela Nicodemus, Brazilian...
Ken Ofori-Atta

IMF: Ghana Gov’t to extend programme to December 2018

Government has finally communicated to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) its decision to extend the Fund’s programme. Sources say the program would be extended to...

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