Category Archives: Emerging Markets

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

IMF Report: Ghana To End 2016 With A Surplus

10 Highlights of The Recent IMF Review Ghana government to run a surplus for 2016: Adding that government is projected to run a larger primary surplus than previously projected.  This from a public finance perspective simply means that, tax revenues

IMF Report: Ghana To End 2016 With A Surplus

10 Highlights of The Recent IMF Review Ghana government to run a surplus for 2016: Adding that government is projected to run a larger primary surplus than previously projected.  This from a public finance perspective simply means that, tax revenues

Economic Report: The State of the Cedi

Introduction: In this currency status report, I will discuss the negative and positive factors that are currently impacting the Ghanaian economy in plain language devoid of economic jargon as much as possible. The Ghanaian economy, especially its Cedi, has come

Economic Report: The State of the Cedi

Introduction: In this currency status report, I will discuss the negative and positive factors that are currently impacting the Ghanaian economy in plain language devoid of economic jargon as much as possible. The Ghanaian economy, especially its Cedi, has come

Inflation Report: Ghana’s Economic Recovery Seems To Be On Track As Producer Price Inflation Declines in July / AnangTawiah.com

Background I reported in my August Outlook Report that considering the numerous macro and micro economy related corrective actions that the government and the IMF had been working on, coupled with e fact the IMF package was also front-loaded, meaning

Inflation Report: Ghana’s Economic Recovery Seems To Be On Track As Producer Price Inflation Declines in July / AnangTawiah.com

Background I reported in my August Outlook Report that considering the numerous macro and micro economy related corrective actions that the government and the IMF had been working on, coupled with e fact the IMF package was also front-loaded, meaning

Currency Report: 12 Effects of US Fed Interest Rate Increase on the Ghana Cedi

Looking at the above infograph, it becomes immediately apparent that Africa is not a significant trading partner of the US.  However, the extent to which Ghana will be adversely impacted by this policy will depend on how exposed we are

Currency Report: 12 Effects of US Fed Interest Rate Increase on the Ghana Cedi

Looking at the above infograph, it becomes immediately apparent that Africa is not a significant trading partner of the US.  However, the extent to which Ghana will be adversely impacted by this policy will depend on how exposed we are

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

Economic and Finance Briefing: Tweets and Excerpts from Seth Terkpers Speech at Chatham House Today

Africa @ChathamHouse ‏@AfricaProg 14h14 hours ago #Ghana can learn from #Korea & #Singapore, because these countries were similar economically at their independence: @SethTerkper #CHAfrica Africa @ChathamHouse ‏@AfricaProg 14h14 hours ago #Ghana will take advantage of its oil to fund #agribusiness.

Economic and Finance Briefing: Tweets and Excerpts from Seth Terkpers Speech at Chatham House Today

Africa @ChathamHouse ‏@AfricaProg 14h14 hours ago #Ghana can learn from #Korea & #Singapore, because these countries were similar economically at their independence: @SethTerkper #CHAfrica Africa @ChathamHouse ‏@AfricaProg 14h14 hours ago #Ghana will take advantage of its oil to fund #agribusiness.