Occasional Paper 4. Ghana: The 2015 Mid-Year Budget Review

On July 12, 2015 the Minister for Finance presented to Parliament a mid-year review of the 2015 budget, the performance of the economy during 2014 and the Supplementary Estimates. The presentation revealed that, Ghana’s fiscal performance showed a significant improvement during the first five months of 2015, with the fiscal deficit being less than the target for the period driven by improved revenue mobilization and expenditure containment.

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July 31, 2015

Ghana: The 2015 Mid-Year Budget Review [Occasional Paper 04]

Occasional Paper 4. Ghana: The 2015 Mid-Year Budget Review

On July 12, 2015 the Minister for Finance presented to Parliament a mid-year review of the 2015 budget, the performance of the economy during 2014 and the Supplementary Estimates. The presentation revealed that, Ghana’s fiscal performance showed a significant improvement during the first five months of 2015, with the fiscal deficit being less than the target for the period driven by improved revenue mobilization and expenditure containment.
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December 30, 2014

Ghana: A Review of the 2015 Budget [Occasional Paper 01]

Occassional Paper 1. Ghana: A Review of the 2015 Budget

Ghana is currently facing serious economic crisis. The country is experiencing a rapidly declining economic growth, double-digit deficits for two years running, current account deficits also in double digits, and a public debt stock which is almost above the sustainable threshold. The domestic currency witnessed a rapid depreciation in the first three-quarters of 2014 amid dwindling foreign reserves and inflation which has crawled back to double digits since January 2013.
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