Ghana : 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Ghana

Author/Editor:

International Monetary Fund

Publication Date:

October 20, 2008

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This 2008 Article IV Consultation highlights that Ghana’s growth has remained strong, fuelled by both the private and public sectors. The Ghanaian economy maintained strong growth of about 6½ percent in 2007 and the first months of 2008. The private sector has responded positively to macroeconomic stability, structural reforms, and an increasingly business-friendly environment. But fiscal spending also increased, leading to excess demand. Supply-side shocks, especially from international fuel prices, have impacted Ghana negatively, although overall, Ghana’s terms of trade continued to improve.

Series:

Country Report No. 08/344

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

October 20, 2008

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451815016/1934-7685

Stock No:

1GHAEA2008002

Price:

$18.00 (Academic Rate:$18.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

92

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