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Revenue shortfall won’t impact growth – Ofori-Atta assures

2018 Budget

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has said government’s growth projection of 6.3 percent will be met regardless of the shortfall in revenue recorded in the first quarter of the year. The huge revenue plunge, however, was enough to force government to slash its ambitious original revenue target of GH¢44.5 billion to GH¢43.1 billion, which is about GH¢1.4 billion less of the ...

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Mining sector contributes GH¢1.6b to Ghana’s revenue in 2016


The mining sector operators in Ghana say the industry contributed some GH¢1.6 billion to the country’s revenue. The amount represents a growth rate of 23 per cent from that of 2015. Except in 2015, the mining industry has been the leading contributor to the nation’s fiscal purse. Its contribution to direct domestic revenue improved from GH¢1.3 billion in 2015 to ...

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