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Ghana 2018




Ghana’s new president, Nana Akufo-Addo, has promised to cut waste across the public sector and tackle the country’s budget deficit. The government hopes to bring the fiscal deficit to 6.3% of GDP by the end of the year, a target many analysis expect will be met. The country is currently considered at high risk for debt distress, and any additional, unforeseen economic roadblocks could result in a significantly negative impact on debts.

The Business Year’s country-specific publications, sometimes featuring over 150 face-to-face interviews, are among the most comprehensive annual economic publications available internationally.

This 100-page publication covers finance, energy, industry, mining, telecoms and IT, transport, construction, real estate, agriculture, health, education, and tourism. The report features dozens of interviews, including:

  • Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of Republic of Mauritius
  • Subhi Accad, CEO of Accad Group
  • Omane Frimpong, Managing Director of Wilkins Engineering
  • Rashi Motman, CEO of AirtelTigo
  • Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, Minister of Transport
  • Dr. Owen Kaluwa, Country Head of the World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Catherine Ablema Afeku, Minister of Tourism, Culture, and Arts


The publication also features a range of articles and analysis, including:

  • Diversification
  • Capital requirements
  • Green economy
  • One District, One Factory program
  • Middle-class suburbanization
  • Agri-sector
  • Healthcare access
  • World Tourism Forum



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