Seth Terkper - Minister Cassiel Ato Forson - Deputy Minister Mona Quartey - Deputy Minister Mahama Samuel Tara - Chief Director Azu Sam-Aziakor - Director, General Administration Patrick Nomo - Director of Budget MoF Main Building
Inflation
December  2015
17.70%
Remarks delivered by IMF Deputy Managing Director, Min Zhu at a Media Briefing held at the Mövenpick Hotel, Accra, Ghana - 2nd February, 2016

Good afternoon and thank you for making the time to join this media engagement. I am very pleased to be here today representing the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on this important visit to Ghana. Earlier today, I had a very fruitful meeting with President John Dramani Mahama and have also had meetings with Finance Minister Seth Terkper, Bank of Ghana Deputy Governor Millison K. Narh, some of the leading economists, business leaders and representatives of civil society organisations.

Opening Remarks at the IMF Conference On Enhanced Data Or Better Macroeconomic Policies by Hon. Seth E. Terkper, Minster of Finance, Ghana - 2nd February, 2016

On behalf of the Government and People of the Republic of Ghana, I warmly welcome you to the city of Accra and to the first and largest conference ever in Africa dedicated to the topic of enhancing data for better macroeconomic and financial policies. We are very pleased to be collaborating with the IMF and the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) to discuss this important topic and I am particularly delighted to host this gathering of high-level policy colleagues from across the continent. The broad attendance from senior policymakers from all parts of Africa is testimony to how important the topic of today’s discussion is for all of us: Better data for better policies!

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