IMF Staff Statement on Ghana

October 20, 2022

Washington, DC: An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team, led by Stéphane Roudet, met during October 11-19 in Washington, DC with Finance Minister Ofori-Atta, Bank of Ghana Governor Addison and their teams, to continue discussions on a possible IMF-supported program.

At the conclusion of the meetings, Mr. Roudet issued the following statement:

“The Ghanaian delegation and IMF staff had very fruitful discussions on the authorities’ post-COVID program for economic growth and associated policies and reforms that could be supported by a new IMF arrangement.

“We made good progress in identifying specific policies that would restore macroeconomic stability and lay the foundation for stronger and more inclusive growth . The IMF team and the Ghanaian authorities remain fully committed to reaching agreement on a framework and policies for an IMF-supported program as soon as feasible. Discussions will continue in the weeks ahead, with a follow-up mission to take place expeditiously .”

Key links :

October 7, 2022, Statement: IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Ghana

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