Press Release: IMF Statement on Ghana

October 16, 2014

Press Release No. 14/474
October 10, 2014

A Ghanaian delegation led by Mr. Kwesi Botchwey and including Finance Minister Seth Terkper, Minister of Employment and Labor relations, Hon. Haruna Iddrisu, and Bank of Ghana Governor Kofi Wampah held discussions with International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff on a possible IMF program during October 14-16 in Washington.  

Mr. Joel Toujas-Bernate, the IMF Mission Chief for Ghana, issued the following statement today: “We had a productive dialogue and made further progress on identifying economic and policy reforms that could form the basis of a possible Fund-supported program.  We are also working in close collaboration with other multilateral partners, including the World Bank and the African Development Bank. Discussions will continue in the coming weeks and an IMF mission is expected to visit Accra in November.”


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