Ghana Resident Representative Site
Resident Representative Office in Ghana
This web page provides information in on the activities of the Office, views of the IMF staff, and the relations between Ghana and the IMF. Additional information can be found on Ghana and IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English that deal with Ghana.
News and Highlights
Pledging Conference Mobilizes US$130 Million for Four IMF African Regional Technical Assistance Centers
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded today a successful pledging session, co-hosted by the African Development Bank (AfDB), with donors pledging to four of the IMF’s five African Regional Technical Assistance Centers (AFRITACs).
IMF and Switzerland Sign Agreement on Switzerland’s Support of Capacity Building for Sub-Saharan Africa Through the IMF African Regional Technical Assistance Centers
Mr. Murilo Portugal, Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and Ambassador Beatrice Maser Mallor, Head of Economic Cooperation and Development of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), signed today an agreement for a contribution of US$10 million by Switzerland to the IMF’s Africa Regional Technical Assistance Centers (AFRITACs).
Ghana and The IMF
Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, International Monetary Fund
Ghana: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ghana
May 30, 2014
Series: Country Report No. 14/129
May 13, 2014
Having been the fastest-growing economy in sub-Saharan Africa in 2011, Ghana is heading for a third successive year of slower growth as large current account and budget deficits expose the economy to risks, the IMF says in its regular review.
Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa
The April 2014 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa anticipates a pickup in economic growth in 2014 but the region continues to face risks from both external and internal factors, among them slower growth in emerging markets which could impact both export demand and commodity prices. This report analyzes the possible impact of global forces on continued growth in sub-Saharan Africa and the policy actions that are needed to address these challenges. Chapters also discuss fostering a climate of inclusive growth and improving monetary policy frameworks in the region.
IMF Opens Africa Training Institute in Mauritius
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on June 26, 2014 opened the Africa Training Institute (ATI) in Ebene, Mauritius, adding an important regional center to a global network of centers helping to develop countries' policymaking capacity by transferring economic skills and best practices.