Category Archives: Commodities

Commodities: Ghana Considers Lowering Cocoa Prices to Help Local Processors

According to a recent interview from the CEO of the commodities regulator, Mr Hackman-Owusu, “We are going to do a cost-benefit analysis and consider some discount so the processors can buy the main crop to ensure that they process at

Commodities: Ghana Considers Lowering Cocoa Prices to Help Local Processors

According to a recent interview from the CEO of the commodities regulator, Mr Hackman-Owusu, “We are going to do a cost-benefit analysis and consider some discount so the processors can buy the main crop to ensure that they process at

Macro-Economic Analysis Report: Food Price Inflation On Local Ghanaian Markets Declines In August…

Economic Recovery Tracker:  Food Prices On Local Ghanaian Markets Decline In August… Introduction Ghana’s inflation has been on an upward trajectory since June, 2014. And this persistent rises of food inflation prices have generally attributed to currency depreciation caused by

Macro-Economic Analysis Report: Food Price Inflation On Local Ghanaian Markets Declines In August…

Economic Recovery Tracker:  Food Prices On Local Ghanaian Markets Decline In August… Introduction Ghana’s inflation has been on an upward trajectory since June, 2014. And this persistent rises of food inflation prices have generally attributed to currency depreciation caused by

International Finance Report: 11 Potential Effects of The Chinese Yuan Devaluation On The Ghanaian Cedi and Economy

1. Potentially Reduced Aid/Foreign Direct Investments from China Where there may be a direct impact will be on the investment side. Chinese state companies have been on a huge drive to build roads, airports, railways, power stations and schools, etc.

International Finance Report: 11 Potential Effects of The Chinese Yuan Devaluation On The Ghanaian Cedi and Economy

1. Potentially Reduced Aid/Foreign Direct Investments from China Where there may be a direct impact will be on the investment side. Chinese state companies have been on a huge drive to build roads, airports, railways, power stations and schools, etc.

Fishing and Agriculture Sector Risk Analysis Report: Excessive Catches by Chinese Vessels Depleting West Africa Incomes and Ecosystems

Background Chinese fishing fleets, driven by plummeting catches close to home, are flocking to distant West African waters, where they engage in ecologically ruinous bottom trawling, subterfuge and other illegal activities that threaten marine resources in a region already under

Fishing and Agriculture Sector Risk Analysis Report: Excessive Catches by Chinese Vessels Depleting West Africa Incomes and Ecosystems

Background Chinese fishing fleets, driven by plummeting catches close to home, are flocking to distant West African waters, where they engage in ecologically ruinous bottom trawling, subterfuge and other illegal activities that threaten marine resources in a region already under

The Ghana Commodity Exchange Series: Collateral Management and Warehouse Receipt Systems (WRS)

Introduction: The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has initiated steps towards the introduction of a Warehouse Receipt System (WRS) of financing in the country. Under the warehouse system of financing, loans will be given out on the basis of goods or

The Ghana Commodity Exchange Series: Collateral Management and Warehouse Receipt Systems (WRS)

Introduction: The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has initiated steps towards the introduction of a Warehouse Receipt System (WRS) of financing in the country. Under the warehouse system of financing, loans will be given out on the basis of goods or

Commodity Report: Ghana Petroleum Funds Report for First Half Of 2015

BANK OF GHANA GHANA PETROLEUM FUNDS REPORT FOR THE FIRST HALF-YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2014 PURSUANT TO SECTION 28 OF THE PETROLEUM REVENUE MANAGEMENT ACT, 2011 (Act 815) This publication outlines crude oil lifts of Ghana , and the allocation

Commodity Report: Ghana Petroleum Funds Report for First Half Of 2015

BANK OF GHANA GHANA PETROLEUM FUNDS REPORT FOR THE FIRST HALF-YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2014 PURSUANT TO SECTION 28 OF THE PETROLEUM REVENUE MANAGEMENT ACT, 2011 (Act 815) This publication outlines crude oil lifts of Ghana , and the allocation