The Finance Minister, Seth Terkper on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 presented the 2015 Mid-Year Review and Supplementary Budget Estimates to Parliament.
He confirmed that the country’s public budget deficit now stands at GH¢90.0 billion.
“Mr. Speaker, the provisional debt stock as at end May, 2015 stood at GH¢90.0 billion representing 67.53 percent of GDP. This was made up of GH¢53.8 billion and GH¢36.2 billion for external and domestic debt, respectively.”
The statement also outlined the revised 2015 Macroeconomic Targets and Fiscal Framework.