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Articles & Analysis | Building stability: from The Report: Ghana 2020

8 12 14 17 21 23 24 25 29 33 40 41 The government completed a clean-up of the banking sector in 2019, which cost the state $2.3bn and resulted in nine bank closures, but has set the economy on a more sustainable path. Efforts also continued to stabilise the cedi, which included three eurobond offerings in the early months of the year to boost...

Articles & Analysis | Ghana in brief: from The Report: Ghana 2020

Recent times have seen Ghana work to build up its trading potential with major infrastructural upgrades at key ports and airports, and more investments are planned for rail and road to better connect with the region. In a positive development that is likely to keep the momentum going, Accra was selected as the host city of the Africa Continental...

 

LANGUAGE: English is widely spoken in Ghana and is frequently used in formal business settings. Ghanaians do appreciate when visitors try to use basic words in Twi, such as Akwabaa (Welcome), Wo ho te sen? (How are you?) or Me da ase (Thank you).

 

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Fiscal policy was at the top of the agenda at the IMF Annual Meeting held in Washington, DC in October 2019, which was attended by finance ministers, central bank governors and private sector executives from around the world. The event provided an opportunity for member countries to issue statements outlining their opinions on the global...

 

To what extent will the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) impact the industry?