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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...
IMF

Has Zambia’s failure to secure IMF aid deal rattled investors?

Delays by the Zambian government to secure an aid package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has sent shivers among international investors who have...
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

IMF Predicts 3.4 Per Cent Growth for Sub-Saharan Economy for 2018

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has forecast economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa to recover modestly from 2.8 percent in 2017 to 3.5 in 2018. In...
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...
IMF

IMF approves further US$191 million in support funding for Ghana

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved on Monday a further 191 Million US Dollars as part of its three-year support program to government of...
Christine Lagarde

Lagarde jabs protectionism whilst calling for smart approach to US-China Trade war

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde warned Thursday escalation of trade conflicts risk reversing the current upswing in global economic...
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

Ghana Commended Over IMF Extension

The Civil Society Platform on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Programme has commended Government and the Executive Board of the IMF for extending the...
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...
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...
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...

G20 Partnership, a sure way to enhancing economic dev’t in Africa

Mr Christoph Retzlaff, the German Ambassador says the G20 Africa Partnership Compact is an avenue for renewing cooperation and enhancing sustainable economic development in...

Ivory receives green light from IMF to disburse US$899.2 million EFF grant

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has successfully completed the first reviews of Cote d’Ivoire economic program supported by three-year arrangements...

IMF: Benin economy holds a lot of promise

The economy grew by 4 percent in real terms in 2016, overcoming the low-growth environment that resulted from negative spillovers from Nigeria. Inflation turned...
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.

World Bank projects power export from Ghana in four years

Ghana would be in the position to export power to its neighboring countries within the next four years, World Bank Country Director, Henry Kerali...
Dr Mahamudu Bawumia

Ghanaians in Diaspora Assured Of Economic Friendliness

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has assured Ghanaians in Diaspora that the Government was committed to making Ghana the most preferred destination and business-friendly...

Ghanaian Officials Share National Agenda With Partners In London

A team of Senior Government Officials, led by the Vice President, are meeting partners in London, Washington D.C and New York to share the...
Ken Ofori-Atta - Board Chairman, Databank

Nana Addo’s Administration To Extend IMF Deal To 2018

JOYBUSINESS understand that Ghana's program with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is likely to be extended by eight months. The-three-year program which begun in April...
dollars

Global community shall be prepared for stronger dollar, higher interest rates – Lagarde

Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), said here on Sunday that plans by the Trump administration to launch a...
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 chief calls for greater data transparency

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said on Wednesday that greater data transparency could help increase the resiliency of the economy. "Greater...
IMF

Economic growth to pick up, challenges persist in Tunisia

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission in Tunisia said Wednesday that the Tunisian economy growth is expected to pick up, while significant macroeconomic challenges...

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