2023 Budget Highlights
Countries around the world indeed are experiencing challenging times and Ghana is no exception. Global economic activity in 2022 has experienced major disruption due to four broad based factors: geopolitical tensions, cost of living crisis, tightening financial conditions, and medium term impacts of the COVID 19 pandemic. As a country that is susceptible to external shocks, the spillover effect of these factors in addition to our domestic problems have exacerbated our economic challenges.
In the midst of the current challenges, government is considering a number of policy options to restore confidence in the economy, reduce the rising debt levels and boost economic activity.
On 24 November 2022, the Minister for Finance, Hon. Ken Ofori Atta presented the Budget
Statement and Economic Policy (the budget) under the theme, “ Restoring and Sustaining Macroeconomic Stability and Resilience through Inclusive Growth & Value Addition to Parliament on behalf of His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo.