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Wednesday November 09 2016
Ghana Inflation Rate Lowest Since 2014 in October  
The annual inflation in Ghana eased to 15.8 percent in October of 2016, from 17.2 percent in the preceding month. It was the lowest inflation rate since July of 2014 as cost of food and service charges rose at a slower pace.
Wednesday October 12 2016
Ghana Inflation Rate at 3-Month High of 17.2%  
The annual inflation in Ghana rose to 17.2 percent in September of 2016, from 16.9 percent in a month earlier. It was the highest reading since July mostly boosted by cost of non-food imported items (18.7 percent from 17.3 percent in August).
Wednesday September 28 2016
Ghana Economy Advances 2.5% YoY in Q2  
The GDP in Ghana expanded 2.50 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2016, following a downwardly revised 4.8 growth in the previous quarter. The slowdown was mostly due to a 49 percent fall in oil output after a technical fault at the main production vessel stopped production between March and May.
Wednesday September 14 2016
Ghana Infaltion Rate Fastens to 16.9% in August  
The annual inflation in Ghana accelerated to 16.9 percent in August of 2016, from 16.7 percent in the previous month. The rise in consumer prices was mainly due to higher cost of housing and utilities and transport.
Wednesday August 10 2016
Ghana Inflation Rate Eases to 16-Month Low in July  
The annual inflation rate in Ghana slowed to 16.7 percent in June of 2016, from 18.4 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest figure since March of 2015, driven by slower rise in cost of housing and utilities and transport due to stable cedi.
Wednesday July 13 2016
Ghana Inflation Rate at 6-Month Low of 18.4%  
The annual inflation rate in Ghana eased to 18.40 percent in June of 2016, from 18.9 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest reading since December of 2015, as stability of cedi led to slower rise in cost of fuel and imported items.
Thursday June 23 2016
Ghana GDP Growth Accelerates to 4.9% in Q1  
The economy of Ghana expanded by 4.9 percent year-on-year in the three months to March of 2016, following a downwarldly revised 4.1% percent expansion in the previous period and 4.9 percent growth in the same period of 2015.
Wednesday June 15 2016
Ghana Inflation Rate Accelerates to 18.9% in May  
Annual inflation in Ghana increased to 18.9 percent in May of 2016 from 18.7 percent in April, mostly due to a 5 percent jump in cost of fuel early in the month. Food and housing and utilities were other main drivers of the rise.
Wednesday May 11 2016
Ghana Inflation Rate Slows to 18.7% in April  
Annual inflation in Ghana eased to 18.7 percent in April of 2016 from 19.2 percent in March, due to slower rise in cost of housing and utilities, food and transport.
Wednesday April 27 2016
Ghana GDP Expands 4.9% in Q4  
Ghana's economy advanced 4.9 percent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2015, compared to an upwardly revised 3.7 percent growth in the three months to September and a 4.5 percent expansion a year earlier, preliminary estimates showed. It is the highest growth rate in a year boosted by a rebound in industrial production and an acceleration in services activities.
Wednesday April 13 2016
Ghana Inflation Rate at Nearly 6-1/2 Year High  
Annual inflation rate in Ghana accelerated to 19.2 percent in March of 2016 from 18.5 percent in the previous month. It is the highest figure since August 2009, mainly due to a jump in price of transport.
Wednesday March 09 2016
Ghana Inflation Rate Slows to 18.5% in February  
Ghana's annual inflation rate was recorded at 18.5 percent in February of 2016, down from 19 percent in the preceding month. The inflation rate eased for the first time in six months as the stability of the cedi during the month avoided further rises in cost of imported items.
Wednesday February 10 2016
Ghana Inflation Rate at 6-1/2-Year High  
Consumer prices in Ghana increased 19 percent year-on-year in January of 2016, following a 17.7 percent rise in the previous month. It is the highest inflation rate since August of 2009, mainly boosted by prices of fuel, food and utilities after the country raised tariffs for electricity and water in December to increase competition in the sector.
Wednesday January 13 2016
Ghana Inflation Rate Edges Up to 17.7% in December  
Consumer prices in Ghana increased 17.70 percent year-on-year December of 2015, following a 17.6 percent rise in the previous month. It is the highest inflation rate since July. The main drivers came from the non-food group, partially fuelled by last month's utility price increases and a bit of an increase in transport fares.
Wednesday December 23 2015
Ghana Annual GDP Growth Slows to 3.6% in Q3  
The economy of Ghana expanded 3.6 percent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2015, easing from a 3.9 percent growth in the previous period and 12.2 percent a year earlier.
Wednesday December 09 2015
Ghana Inflation Rate at 4-Month High in November  
Consumer prices in Ghana increased 17.60 percent year-on-year November of 2015, following a 17.4 percent rise in the previous month. It is the highest inflation rate since July boosted by faster increase in cost of food, housing and utilities, transportation and clothing.
Wednesday November 11 2015
Ghana Inflation Rate Steady at 17.4% in October  
Consumer prices in Ghana increased by 17.40 percent year-on-year in October, the same as in the previous month, as more stability in the cedi exchange rate lowered import prices.
Wednesday October 21 2015
Ghana Inflation Rate Rises Slightly to 17.4%  
Consumer prices in Ghana increased by 17.40 percent year-on-year in September, up from 17.3 percent in the previous month and above market expectations. The rise was boosted by higher housing and utilities, education and food prices.
Friday September 25 2015
Ghana GDP Grows 3.9% in Q2  
The economy of Ghana expanded by 3.9 percent year-on-year in the three months to June, from a 4.1 percent growth in the previous period and a 2.6 percent growth in the same quarter of the previous year. The services sector was the main driver of growth led by finance and insurance.
Wednesday September 09 2015
Ghana Inflation Rate Eases in August  
Annual inflation in Ghana slowed to 17.3 percent in August of 2015, down from 17.9 percent reported in July , as cost of utilities rose less than in the previous month.
Wednesday August 12 2015
Ghana Inflation Rate Continues to Rise  
Annual inflation rate in Ghana increased to 17.9 percent in July of 2015, up from 17.1 percent rise in the previous month. It is the highest value since October of 2009, mainly driven by weak cedi and growing utility costs.
Thursday July 16 2015
Ghana Inflation Rate at 6-Year High  
Annual inflation rate in Ghana increased to 17.1 percent in June of 2015, up from 16.9 percent rise in the previous month. It is the highest value since October of 2009, mainly driven by weak cedi and growing transportation costs.
Tuesday June 23 2015
Ghana GDP Growth Slows in Q1  
The Ghanaian economy expanded 0.9 percent on quarter in the first three months of 2015, slowing from a 1.2 percent increase in the previous period. It is the weakest growth rate in three quarters.
Tuesday June 23 2015
Ghana Economy Grows 4.1% in Q1  
The Ghanaian GDP expanded 4.1 percent year-on-year in the first three months of 2015, rebounding from a downwardly revised 3.8 percent contraction in the first quarter of 2014.
Wednesday June 10 2015
Ghana Inflation Rate at 5-Month High  
Consumer prices in Ghana increased 16.9 percent year-on-year in May of 2015, up from a 16.8 percent rise in the previous month as a weak cedi keeps pushing import prices up.
Friday May 15 2015
Ghana Inflation Rate Continues to Rise  
Consumer prices in Ghana increased 16.8 percent year-on-year in April of 2015, up from 16.6 percent in March, due to higher utilities cost.
Monday May 04 2015
Ghana GDP Growth Slows in Q4  
The Ghanaian economy expanded 1.2 percent on quarter in the last three months of 2014, slowing from a revised 2.6 percent increase in the previous period.
Monday May 04 2015
Ghana GDP Growth Edges Down in Q4  
The Ghanaian economy advanced 4.6 percent year-on-year in the last three months of 2014, slowing from an upwardly revised 10.4 percent expansion in the previous period and 9.8 percent in the same period of 2013.
Thursday April 16 2015
Ghana Inflation Rate Edges Up in March  
Consumer prices in Ghana rose 16.6 percent year-on-year in March of 2015, slightly up from 16.5 percent reported in the previous month, boosted by rising food prices.
Wednesday March 11 2015
Ghana Inflation Rate at 16.5 percent in February  
Ghanese annual inflation rate rose to 16.5 percent in February of 2015, from 16.4 percent reported in the previous month, due to increase in food cost.
Monday February 16 2015
Ghana Inflation Rate Slows for the First Time in 17 Months  
Ghana’s annual inflation rate eased to 16.4 percent in January of 2015, from 17 percent in the previous month as the government reduced petroleum prices due to the drop in crude oil cost in the world market.
Thursday January 15 2015
Ghana GDP Rebounds in Q3  
The Ghanaian economy expanded 0.7 percent quarter-on-quarter in the third quarter of 2014, compared with a revised 0.1 contraction in the three months to June, boosted by livestock production, finance, insurance and fishing activities
Thursday January 15 2015
Ghana’s Economy Grows 5.1% in Q3  
Ghanaian GDP expanded 5.1 percent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2014, up from a downwardly revised 1 percent gain in the previous period. Yet, growth estimates for 2014 were revised downwards.
Wednesday January 14 2015
Ghana Inflation Rate at 5-Year High  
Ghana consumer prices increased an annual 17 percent in December, the same as in November. The inflation rate has been rising for the last 15 months, remaining within double digit since January of 2013.
Wednesday December 10 2014
Ghana Inflation Rate at 17% in November  
Ghana’s annual inflation rate rose marginally to 17 percent in November of 2014 from 16.9 percent in October, staying above the central bank’s 11 percent to 15 percent target range for the fifth consecutive month.
Wednesday November 12 2014
Ghana Inflation Rate Continues to Rise  
Ghanaian annual inflation rate increased for the fourteenth consecutive month to 16.9 percent in October of 2014 from 16.5 percent in the previous month.
Thursday October 23 2014
Ghana GDP Growth Accelerates to 3.3% QoQ in Q2  
In the second quarter of 2014, the Ghanaian economy expanded 3.3 percent over the previous quarter, compared with a 2.6 percent expansion in the previous period and driven by an increase in services activities.
Wednesday October 15 2014
Ghana Inflation Rate Up To Nearly 5-Year High  
Ghanaian annual inflation rate accelerated for the thirteenth consecutive month to 16.5 percent in September of 2014 from 15.9 percent in the previous month. It is the highest rate since November of 2009, driven by a jump in housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels cost.
Thursday October 23 2014
Ghana GDP Expands 5.3% in Q2  
The Ghanaian economy advanced 5.3 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2014, slowing from a 6.5 percent increase in the previous quarter. It is the lowest growth rate in three quarters as the industrial sector slumped.
Wednesday September 10 2014
Ghana Inflation Rate Accelerates Further  
Ghanaian annual inflation rate continued its upward trend and rose to 15.9 percent in August of 2014 from 15.3 percent in the previous month, driven by higher transport, housing, water electricity, gas and other fuels cost.
Wednesday August 13 2014
Ghana Inflation Rate Rises to 4-1/2 Year High  
Ghana annual inflation rate accelerated to 15.3 percent in July of 2014 from 15.0 percent in the previous month, reaching the highest level since December of 2009.
Wednesday July 09 2014
Ghana Inflation Rate Continues to Rise  
The Ghanaian annual inflation rate accelerated for the tenth consecutive month to 15 percent in June of 2014 from 14.8 percent in May, standing well above the government’s 9.5 percent plus or minus 2 percent target range.
Monday June 30 2014
Ghana GDP Advances 2.6% QoQ in Q1  
In the first quarter of 2014, the Ghanaian economy expanded 2.6 percent over the previous quarter, driven livestock, forestry and fishing activities.
Monday June 30 2014
Agriculture Drives Ghana GDP Growth in Q1  
The Ghanaian economy expanded 6.7 percent year-on-year in the first three months of 2014, compared with a 4.9 percent increase in the previous two quarters. Agriculture posted its fastest expansion in four years while the industrial sector contracted for the second straight quarter. In the same quarter of 2013, the economy advanced 9 percent.
Wednesday June 11 2014
Ghana Inflation Rate Up to 14.8%  
Ghana annual inflation rate accelerated slightly for the ninth straight month to 14.8 percent in May of 2014 from 14.7 percent in the previous month, driven by higher cost of housing, water, electricity, gas and transport.
Wednesday May 14 2014
Ghana Inflation Rate Rises Further in April  
Ghana’s annual inflation rate accelerated for the eight straight month to 14.7 percent in April of 2014, from 14.5 in the previous month, as the cedi depreciation affected prices of most imported items.
Monday April 14 2014
Ghana’s Economy Advances 2.7% QoQ in Q4  
Ghana GDP growth accelerated to a quarter-on-quarter seasonally adjusted 2.7 percent in the last three months of 2013. Figures for the previous quarter were revised to show a 4.4 percent contraction, down from a 0.5 percent expansion initially reported.
Monday April 14 2014
Ghana GDP Expands 4.9% YoY in Q4  
Ghana's economy advanced 4.9 percent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2013. It is the slowest expansion since the third quarter of 2010. Considering the full year, the GDP expanded 7.1 percent.
Wednesday April 09 2014
Ghana Inflation Rate Rises to 4-Year High  
Ghana annual inflation rate increased even further to 14.5 percent in March of 2014. Consumer prices accelerated for the seventh consecutive month, recording the highest inflation rate since February of 2010.
Thursday March 13 2014
Ghana Inflation Rate at 14% in February  
Ghanaian consumer prices kept its upward trend and rose 14 percent in February of 2014, up from 13.8 percent in January. The inflation rose for the sixth straight month, driven by higher fuel prices, mainly kerosene and transport and dairy costs.
Wednesday February 12 2014
Ghana Inflation Rate Up to 4-Year High  
In January of 2014, Ghana’s annual inflation rate accelerated to 13.8 percent from 13.5 percent in the last month of 2014. It is the highest growth rate since February of 2010.
Monday February 03 2014
Lower Gold Production Hurts Ghana GDP  
Ghanaian economy slowed sharply in the third quarter of 2013 and rose a meager 0.5 percent over the previous quarter, down from a 3.9 percent expansion in the previous three-month period. A sharp fall in global gold prices prompted some mines to cut production.
Monday February 03 2014
Ghana Q3 2013 GDP Disappoints  
In the third quarter of 2013, Ghana’s GDP growth slowed sharply to 0.3 percent year-on-year from 6.1 percent in the previous quarter, hurt by lower gold and oil production.
Wednesday January 15 2014
Ghana Inflation Rate Edges Up to 13.5% in December  
In December of 2013, Ghana annual inflation rate accelerated for the fourth straight month to 13.5 percent from 13.2 percent recorded in November. It is the highest rate in almost four years, mainly due to higher prices of water supply, electricity, transport, kerosene and gas.
Wednesday December 11 2013
Ghana Inflation Rate Slightly Up to 13.2% in November  
In November of 2013, Ghana’s inflation rate rose marginally to 13.2 percent, from 13.1 percent in October, driven by higher housing, water, electricity, gas, fuel and transport prices.
Friday November 15 2013
Ghana Inflation Rate Accelerates to 13.1% in October  
In October of 2013, Ghana’s annual inflation rate rose to a fresh three-year high of 13.1 percent, from 11.9 percent in September. The rise is mainly due to higher cost of non-food items like housing, gas, water, fuels, transport and clothing.
Monday October 14 2013
Ghana’s Inflation Rate Picks Up to 11.9% In September  
In September of 2013, Ghana’s annual inflation rate accelerated to 11.9 percent, after falling in August for the first time in eight months to 11.5 percent. However, on a monthly basis, prices fell 0.7 percent in September for the second month in a row.
Thursday September 26 2013
Ghana GDP Growth Accelerates to 3.9% QoQ in Q2  
In the second quarter of 2013, Ghana’s GDP grew a seasonally adjusted 3.9 percent over the previous quarter. It is the highest growth rate in four quarters, mainly due to a rebound in the services sector.
Thursday September 26 2013
Ghana GDP Expands 6.1% YoY in Q2  
In the second quarter of 2013, Ghanaian economy grew 6.1 percent over the previous year, slower than the 6.7 percent growth rate recorded in the first three months of 2013. While the services sector grew the most, agricultural production contracted.
Monday September 16 2013
Ghana Inflation Rate Slows to 11.5% in August  
In August of 2013, Ghana’s annual inflation rate eased for the first time in eight months to 11.5 percent, from 11.8 percent in the previous month, due to lower noon-food prices.
Thursday August 15 2013
Ghana Inflation Rate Accelerates to 11.4% in July  
Ghana's annual inflation rate accelerated for the sixth consecutive month to 11.4 percent in July, from 11.2 percent in June, as the weakening of the Cedi against the US dollar continues to hurt cost of imported food.
Thursday August 15 2013
Ghana Inflation Rate Up to 11.2% in June  
Ghana's annual inflation rate accelerated for the sixth consecutive month to 11.2 percent in June, from 10.9 percent in May, due to higher food prices.
Thursday June 27 2013
Ghana GDP Expands by 6.7% YoY in Q1  
In the first quarter of 2013, Ghana's economy grew by 6.7 percent year-on-year, up from 6 percent in the previous quarter, but down from 10.3 percent recorded in the first three months of 2012.
Thursday June 27 2013
Ghana's Economy Contracts 3.1% QoQ in Q1  
In the first quarter of 2013, Ghana GDP shrank 3.1 percent quarter-on-quarter, following a 2.1 percent expansion in the last three months of 2012, as all major sectors of the economy reported decline.
Thursday July 18 2013
Ghana Inflation Rate Rises to 3 Year-High in May  
Ghana's annual inflation rate accelerated to 10.9 percent in May from 10.6 percent in April, due to higher prices for education, clothes and footwear.
Wednesday May 15 2013
Ghana Inflation Rate Up to 10.6% in April  
In April, the year-on-year inflation rate rose for the third month in a row to 10.6 percent, mainly due to the currency depreciation and the effects from the removal of fuel subsidies in February.
Thursday August 15 2013
Ghana's Economy Looses Momentum  
Since late 2011, Ghana’s economic growth has been slowing down. Manufacturing remains weak hurt by energy disruptions and high cost of credit and exports of cocoa and oil have been falling due to depressed global demand and low commodity prices.
Friday April 12 2013
Ghana GDP Expands 2.1% in Q4 2012 Over the Previous Quarter  
In the fourth quarter of 2012, Ghana GDP expanded 2.1 percent quarter-on-quarter, pushed by growth in Services and Agriculture.
Friday April 12 2013
Ghana GDP Expands 6% in Q4 2012  
In the fourth quarter of 2012, Ghana GDP expanded 6 percent year-on-year, pushed by growth in the Services Sector.
Friday April 12 2013
Ghana Inflation Rate Up in March  
The year-on-year inflation rate rose for the second month in a row to 10.4 percent, up from 10 percent recorded in February and 8.8 percent in January.
Wednesday March 13 2013
Ghana Inflation Rate Up to 10% in February  
In Ghana, the inflation rate increased to 10.0 percent in February of 2013, the highest value since 2010, mainly due to an increase in food, transport and housing prices.
Wednesday February 13 2013
Ghana’s Inflation Rate Unchanged in January of 2013  
In Ghana, the inflation rate remained unchanged at 8.8 percent in January of 2013, mainly due to stable fuel and transport costs.
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