The honourable minister for finance, Kennedy Ofori-Atta fumes out the positive recovery achievements attained and claimed they’re on the tangent of surpassing their target of 1.5 per cent.
On Thursday, November 2nd 2023, Ken Ofori-Atta speaking at the Ghana mutual prosperity dialogue which was held in the capital, Greater Accra iterated that government is very much committed to focus on creating an environment which would accommodate and propelled the private sector in greater heights.
“Thankfully for working together, we’ve seen improvements in the economic indicators as i made clear in the mid-year budget statement. Our economy is expected to continue growing now and over the medium term.
“Economic growth has been resilient this year averaging 3.2 per cent in the first two quarters compared to 3 per cent in the same period in 2022,” Ofori-Atta said.
Hon Kennedy Ofori-Atta further took the opportunity to hint strategic policies penciled in the upcoming budget which are going to provide jobs for the youthful population of our country who are unemployed.
“As part of the 2024 budget, the government will also role out a strategy to compliment the micro-fiscal reforms we are implementing under the IMF programs. This is to ensure the growth of jobs and critical components of the economy,” Hon Kennedy Ofori-Atta added.