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July 2017

GEMS TA Project -Request for Expression of Interest Consultancy Services To Develop National Borrowing Guidelines

Objectives of the Assignment
The objective of the assignment is to develop a NBG to regulate the acquisition of concessional and non-concessional borrowing by MDAs, MMDAs and state owned enterprises (SOEs) in order to ensure debt sustainability in accordance with Ghana’s medium-term debt management strategy. 

Consultancy Services Firm Selection - Consultancy Services for the Design of Ghana Revenue Authority's Data Warehouse, Common Reporting Standard (CRS) and Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) Platforms

Objectives of the Assignment
The objective of this consultancy assignment is to enable Ghana Revenue Agency (GRA) develop its functional requirements that could be used to identify and acquire the appropriate technology and implementation services for an appropriate Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence solution and the CRS & FATCA, including the set-up of governance arrangements and support within the GRA.

Press Release Re: Statement On Ghana’s IMF Programme

Accra – The government will like to reiterate and clarify the president's statements at the first “Meet the Press” held on 18th July, 2018 where he mentioned that Ghana wouldn’t enter a new deal with the IMF beyond the current programme. In response to a question, the President stated that “There’s no question of the IMF programme being extended. It is coming to an end next year with the budget that we are going to prepare”. This statement has unfortunately been misrepresented by some sections of the media.

Austrian Ambassador Pays Courtesy Call on Minister for Finance

Accra, July 11, 2017 - The Austrian Ambassador to Ghana, H.E. Werner Senfter has paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta at his office.

2.         Receiving him, Hon. Ofori-Atta expressed gratitude on behalf of Ghana for the decades of friendship that had existed between the two countries, as well as the immense support given by Austria, especially in the areas of Education, Roads, Interior and Water and Sanitation.

SERVICE CONTRACT SHORTLIST NOTICE Technical Assistance to enhance Employment coordination function of the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations (MELR) to ensure implementation of the National Employment Policy - Accra

1.      Publication reference
2.      Publication date of the contract notice
21/03/2017 and Corrigendum 01/04/2017
3.      Lot number and lot title
4.      Procedure
5.      Number of applications received
6.      Names of short-listed Candidates

Issuance Calendar for Third Quarter of 2017

The calendar is developed based on the Net Domestic Financing in the 2017 Budget, the domestic maturities and the provisional Medium Term Debt Management Strategy (MTDS) for 2017-2019. The calendar specifies the aggregate amounts to be raised by instruments in respect of Government’s Public Sector Borrowing Requirements for the period July to September, 2017.
The Calendar also takes into consideration Government liability management programme, market developments (both domestic and international) and the Debt Management objective of lengthening the maturity profile of the public debt.

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