Ghana’s strong value proposal as the gateway to the Sahel region must be complemented with a review of its port fees and charges and the elimination of non-tariff barriers to trade to woo more transit trade through the country’s ports, Ziad Hamoui, National President of Borderless Alliance, has advised.
The Registrar-General’s Department (RGD) on Wednesday directed that clients make all transactional payments for any service rendered at the Department in a Bank’s Draft, effective Monday, January 18, 2021.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has warned that total aid to education is likely to decline by 12 percent by 2022 as a result of the economic consequences of COVID-19.
To increase investor appetite for Ghana’s planned 2021 Eurobond issuance, the government must signal a strong intention to revive growth and domestic revenue collection, both of which were battered by the COVID-19 shock, Courage Kingsley Martey, senior economist at Databank, has said.
Improved investor sentiment is reflecting in a bullish stance of the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE), as investors keenly look to take advantage of the current undervaluation of equities, analysts have said.
Uncertainty remains about the timeline for a global economic recovery following the Covid-19 pandemic. Companies continue to fashion out ways to deal with its negative impacts on their operations, sales/revenue, costs and profits.
Twitter stock fell as much as 12% on Monday after the social-media company permanently suspended President Donald Trump's account on Friday evening. The share-price decline wiped $5 billion from Twitter's market capitalization.
Parliament has approved a $162, 931,563.27 Barclays Bank PLC loan to finance the design, construction and furnishing of seven district hospitals and provide an integrated IT system by NMS Infrastructure Limited.
Since the coming into force of the Fourth Republic in January 1993, no Finance Minister has served in office for the full two terms of a President. Will the immediate past minister, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, be the exception?
Akufo-Addo, Ghana’s elected president for the second term has signalled optimism for his country’s economy. But with the resurgence of COVID-19 across the world, what lies in store for Ghana is far from encouraging.