The Minister for Finance, Hon. Ken Ofori-Atta, has won the prestigious Best Finance Minister for Africa award for 2018. London-based magazine, The Banker, published by the Financial Times Group since 1926, conferred the award on him at a side event of the 2018 African Development Bank (AfDB) Annual meetings in Busan, South Korea.
The Multi-Stakeholder Group (MSG) of the Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI) has produced and will formally launch the country's 2015 mining, oil and gas EITI audit reports, published on April 30th, 2018.
The Ministry of Finance (MoF) on behalf of the Government of Ghana (GoG) accessed the international sovereign bond markets to raise funding for budgetary purposes and for liability management on May 10, 2018.
The Government of Ghana, acting through the Ministry of Finance, has completed engagements with international investors on its 2018 Sovereign bond roadshow.
A billion-dollar endowment fund for the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) will be launched to commemorate Dr. Hideyo Noguchi’s 90th death anniversary.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Ghana’s new vision of ‘Ghana beyond Aid’ coupled with the first year performance of the economy under President Akufo-Addo is a major inspiration to African countries.
Ken Ofori-Atta on Friday told Japanese businesses that the current stable macro and political environment is an opportune time for them to launch into the West African region using Ghana as the hub.
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.
Ghanaian Delegation call for Paradigm Shift in Ghana/Japan Bilateral Cooperation to reflect Ghana Beyond Aid Vision
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 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.