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Ghanaian Delegation call for Paradigm Shift in Ghana/Japan Bilateral Cooperation to reflect Ghana Beyond Aid Vision Tokyo, April 11, 2018 – Ghana and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have agreed to review bilateral cooperation in various sectors to support the attainment of the Ghana Beyond Aid Vision.
Ghana and Japan Strengthen Economic & Development Partnerships Ghana and Japan have agreed to work towards strengthening economic and social partnerships between the two countries. The commitment was mutually expressed by Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta of Ghana and Deputy Prime Minister, Taro Aso of Japan in Tokyo on Tuesday.
Moving Beyond Aid - Revenue Mobilization | G20 Compact with Africa A conference jointly organized by the Government of Ghana, African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), and the IMF April 4- 5, 2018 | Accra, Ghana
STC Presents US$1m to Government The Intercity State Transport Company (STC) has presented an amount of US$1 million to Government. The amount is the second installment for the payment of a loan from the Government of Ghana. In October 2016, Government bought 50 buses for STC at a cost of US$13 million, to aid in their operations.
Public Private Partnership Projects The objective of Public Private Partnership Project (PPP) for Ghana is to improve the legislative, institutional, financial, fiduciary and technical framework to generate a pipeline of bankable public private partnership projects. There are three components to the project, the first component being institutional, fiduciary, legislative, and financing capacity building...
Ken Ofori-Atta, Ghana’s Finance Minister has observed that prospects for Ghana issuing a possible Samurai bond in the medium term looked good, judging from the interaction and reception accorded the Delegation on the Non-deal investor road show to Tokyo.
Ghana and Japan have agreed to work towards strengthening economic and social partnerships between the two countries. The commitment was mutually expressed by Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta of Ghana and Deputy Prime Minister, Taro Aso of Japan in Tokyo.
Government’s resolve to make Ghana the Financial Hub in the sub-region and to diversify the sources of funds for Ghanaian bonds will receive a further boost with a delegation led by the Finance Minister to Japan on the second leg of the Non-Deal Investor Roadshow to Japan.
Book-build opens 9:00 AM, Wednesday April 11, 2018. Revised Pricing Guidance (released as necessary during the Book-build). Revised and Final Pricing Guidance (released as necessary during the Book-build). Books are expected to close around 2:00 PM on Thursday, April 12, 2018.
The Ministry of Finance (MoF), the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are jointly organising a conference on, “Moving Beyond Aid: Domestic Revenue Mobilization for G-20 Compact with Africa (CWA) countries”, from 4th to 5th April in Accra.
Please note that Government plans to issue a gross amount of GHȼ11,325.00 million, of which GH¢8,748.00 million is to rollover maturities (Note that this is not a new debt). The remaining GH¢2,577.00 million is to meet Government’s financing requirements for the period.
The Government of Ghana (GOG) and the African Development Fund (ADF), today the 15th March, 2018 signed a loan agreement to support Government’s Flagship Programme in Agriculture: Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ).
The Intercity State Transport Company (STC) has presented an amount of US$1 million to Government. The amount is the second installment for the payment of a loan from the Government of Ghana. In October 2016, government bought 50 buses for STC at a cost of US$13 million, to aid in their operations.
Book-build opens 9:00 AM, Wednesday March 21, 2018. Revised Pricing Guidance (released as necessary during the Book-build). Revised and Final Pricing Guidance (released as necessary during the Book-build). Books are expected to close around 2:00 PM on Thursday, March 22, 2018.
An 11-member Advisory Board for the Ministry of Finance (MoF) has been inaugurated at a ceremony held at the Ministry today, March 7, 2018. The Board is chaired the Minister for Finance, Hon. Ken Ofori-Atta and includes Mr. Charles Adu Boahen, Mr. Kwaku Kwarteng, Mrs. Abena Osei-Asare and Mr. Patrick Nomo. Other members are ...
The Revenue Policy Division (RPD) of the Ministry of Finance is holding a dissemination event on analysis done on key economic policy issues at the Ministry of Finance on March 7th, 2018. The event is being organized by the Division in collaboration with GRA and the Institute of Fiscal Studies in the UK.
The attention of the Ministry of Finance has been drawn to a number of social media accounts bearing the name of the Minister for Finance, Hon. Ken Ofori-Atta. We wish to state categorically that Hon. Ken. Ofori-Atta does not own/use any of the social media accounts, either on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram.
The Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta has highlighted the performance of the economy and the commitments made by the government to stimulate economic activity. He disclosed that the government had, as of the end of January this year, released more than GH¢1.1 billion to support its flagship programmes.
Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister for Finance today made an urgent appeal to his colleague Ministers and Governors of Central Banks in ECOWAS to work together to ensure that the required financial, human, and material resources are in place for the establishment of a single currency in ...
The Instructions provide information on the procedures for the expenditures in relation to Compensation of Employees, Goods and Services and Capital Expenditures. In line with the provisions in the Public Financial Management Act, 2016 (Act 921), colleague Ministers are kindly requested to note especially the following;
The 2019-2022 Budget Calendar outlines the programs and activities for effective budget coordination and submission of government’s macroeconomic policy statement and budget to Parliament. MDAs are to note that timelines are underpinned by provisions in Public Management Act and other legislations.
Ghana’s vision of becoming a world class financial hub in the sub region will soon become a reality as Hon. Ken Ofori-Atta leads a Government Delegation on a study tour of the financial sector of Hong Kong and Singapore from February 9-14, 2018.
The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta has reiterated the need for cooperation and knowledge sharing between Ghana and Ireland, especially in the area of education, communication technology, financial services, and health ...
Inaugurating the board, the Deputy Minister of Finance, in charge of Budget, Hon. Abena Osei-Asare, said the petroleum industry was expected to grow after the ITLOS boundary ruling in favor of Ghana. This she said would bring on board more oil fields ....
Book-build opens 9:00AM, Wednesday February 7, 2018. Revised Pricing Guidance (released as necessary during the Book-build). Revised and Final Pricing Guidance (released as necessary during the Book-build). Books to close by 2:00PM on Thursday, February 8, 2018.
A one-day workshop for over sixty stakeholders, drawn from Government, Civil Society Organizations, Academia and the Media, to deliberate on the 2017 Annual Petroleum Report was held at the Mensvic Hotel...
The Head of Green Climate Change Fund Readiness Programme at the Ministry of Finance (MoF), Adwoa Fraikue, has disclosed that government is to receive US$310 million from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) ...
Senior Minister, Hon. Yaw Osafo-Maafo has re-emphasized the importance the Government of His Excellency President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo attaches to the development of the country’s infrastructure ...
Hon Ken Ofori-Atta, assumed office as Ghana’s Finance Minister on January 27, 2017. He brings to the Ministry over 30 years’ experience in Ghanaian and international financial sector.
Hon. Kwaku Kwarteng, the Deputy Minister for Finance, is currently a Member of Parliament in Ghana, and has been so since January 2013.
Kwaku Agyeman KwartengDeputy Minister
Hon Charles Adu Boahen has over 19 years’ experience in Finance, specifically in Corporate Finance, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Private Equity and Real Estate.
Charles Adu BoahenDeputy Minister
Hon. Mrs. Abena Osei-Asare, is a Banker and Chartered Accountant. She has served as a Member of Parliament (MP) since January 7, 2013.
Abena Osei AsareDeputy Minister
Patrick Nomo is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years post qualification experience in Public Sector Management, Audit and Institutional Capacity Development.
Patrick NomoChief Director
Positions she has held include, Head of The Americas Desk in 1998, Head of Budget Development in 2006 and Group Head of Public Financial Management (PFM) reforms in 2013.
Eva MendsAg. Director of Budget
Mr. Ayesu is an international development expert with over 25 years experience in development and aid management. He holds a Master of Philosophy in Monetary Economics from the University of Glasgow, UK
Michael AyesuDirector, ERM-M
Yvonne Quansah is the Director of External Resource Mobilisation - Bilateral Division, in charge of development cooperation and external financing from all the bilateral development partner countries.
Yvonne QuansahDirector, ERM-B
Samuel Danquah Arkhurst is a Chief Economics Officer and Director of Debt Management Division. He has over 20 years’ experience as an Economist in the Ministry of Finance.
Samuel ArkhurstDirector, DMD
Mangowa has several years of legal experience in private practice, as a company lawyer, legal consultant, and in regulatory compliance management in consumer and mortgage financing in the U.S.A.
Mangowa GhanneyDirector, Legal
Dr. Iddrisu has also held other key management positions in the Ministry of Finance since 2008, including heading Economic Planning Division (EPD) and the Real Sector Division (RSD) of the Ministry.
Alhassan IddrisuDirector, ERFD
She started her career at the Ministry of Finance in 1989 and has gained extensive experience in Economic Policy Management. She has held positions in various Divisions in the Ministry.
Stella Dede WilliamsDirector, M & E
Mr. Frimpong Kwateng-Amaning is the Director of the Real Sector Division. He joined the Ministry in January 1993 as an Economics Officer from the erstwhile the National Economic Commission, and rose to become a Chief Economics Officer in 2010.
Frimpong Kwarteng-AmaningDirector, RSD
Mr. David Klotey Collison joined the Civil Service as an Assistant Budget Analyst at the Ministry of Finance in December, 1995.
David Klottey CollisonDirector, PID
Felicia is the Technical Advisor for General Administration at the Ministry of Finance. She is a lawyer and a member of the Ghana Bar Association.
Felicia AshleyDirector, GA
Prior this role he worked in the financial services industry in advisory, asset management and as an economist. Sampson was the Managing Director of InvestCorp, a financial services firm in Accra, Ghana.
Sampson AkligohAg. Director, FSD
Anthony Dzadzra is currently the Director of the Revenue Policy Division of the Ministry of Finance. Prior to that, he was the Head of the Tax Policy Unit.
Anthony DzadraDirector, RPD
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