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Economic Update | Improvements to Ghana’s investment environment under way

31 Mar 2017
Ghana Investment
Ghana’s 2017 budget contains a range of incentives and reforms – including the removal of value-added tax (VAT) on financial services and property sales – that aim to bolster the private sector and...

Economic Update | Moves afoot to facilitate home ownership in Ghana

28 Feb 2017
Ghana real estate
With a new proposal to fund affordable housing on the table, along with a previously mooted abolition of the value-added tax (VAT) on property sales, the 2017 outlook for Ghana’s housing market has...

Economic Update | Ghana Year in Review 2016

19 Jan 2017
Ghana Economy
Soft commodity prices, disruptions to oil and gas production, and a depreciating currency saw Ghana’s economy slow in 2016, though the country’s new government is expected to benefit from a strong...

Economic Update | Ghana’s retailers set to ring up sales in 2017

27 Dec 2016
Ghana retail
Cooling inflation, positive consumer sentiment and an expected rebound for the economy should underpin a strong performance for Ghana’s retail sector in 2017.

Economic View | William Amuna, CEO, Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo), on infrastructure and the country’s ability to facilitate the transmission and export of power

8 Dec 2016
William Amuna
What are the priorities for GRIDCo in terms of asset maintenance and upgrades?

Economic Update | Improved fiscal balance to boost Ghana’s economic outlook

29 Nov 2016
Ghana economic outlook
The IMF has expressed cautious optimism over Ghana’s execution of an extended credit facility (ECF), with fiscal indicators showing signs of improvement, but has warned that some inflationary...