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Gov’t to set up National Dev’t Bank

The government has announced plans to launch a National Development Bank in 2018 aimed at injecting extra funds in the agricultural sector. Presenting the 2018 Budget Statement and Economic Policy in Parliament on Wednesday, the Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta said the Bank is part of government’s plans to “achieve an …

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Govt aims at 6.8% growth in 2018

The government is aiming to grow the economy by 6.8 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) by the end of next year. The growth target is to be announced by the Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, on Wednesday when he appears before Parliament to present the government’s budget …

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2018 Budget: Electricity tariff down by 13%

Residential and non-residential electricity consumers in the country will enjoy a 13% reduction in tariff beginning January next year, Finance minister Ken Ofori Atta announced in Parliament during the 2018 budget presentation Wednesday. Additionally, other composite charges in the tariff build-up of electricity have been reduced by the government. The …

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Ofori-Atta Presents 2018 budget today

Minister of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta is expected to present the 2018 Budget and Economic Policy Statement to Parliament today, Wednesday, 15 November, 2017. Ministries, Departments and Agencies will attract a mass of government funds while infrastructure development will receive a smaller fraction in the 2018 budget which the Finance Minister …

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