Accra, April 3, 2017 - The Government of Ghana and the World Bank, have met to review Ghana’s Portfolio Performance at the World Bank Group Office, Accra.
The meeting was intended to appraise the status of implementation, and especially, to demonstrate results as well as develop strategies to improve the performance of the portfolio.
Addressing the meeting, the Hon. Deputy Minister Designate for Finance, Mr. Charles Adu-Boahen said the forum provided a unique opportunity to share government’s vision as well as solicit collective action and commitment to the realization of government’s policy initiatives.
Accra, Monday 3rd April, 2017 –The Ministry of Finance successfully issued 15 and 7 year bonds with the same coupon of 19.75%, raising a total amount of USD1.13 billion. In addition, the Ministry of Finance raised the cedi equivalent of USD1.12 billion in 5 and 10 year bonds via a tap-in arrangement. These activities raised a total of USD2.25 billion and resulted in the lengthening of the maturity profile of the instruments available on the domestic market.