Latest economic and financial data from BoG

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Below is the latest economic and financial data summary from the Bank of Ghana.

  1. GDP growth rate is 3.6% as at Q3 2015.
  2. Inflation as at February 2016 18.5%. Food inflation 8.3%. Non-food inflation 24.5%.
  3. Monetary policy rate 26%.
  4. Interbank lending rate 25.4% as at February 2016.
  5. Average lending rate 28.2% as at February 2016.
  6. Total Exports $10,196.58m. Gold $3,212.5m (31.51%). Cocoa $2,590.9m (25.41%). Oil $1,943.6m (19.06%)
  7. Total Imports $14,038m. Oil $2,075m (14.8%). Non-oil $11,963m.
  8. Deficit on cash basis 5.6% of GDP as at November 2015.
  9. External debt as at September 2015 GH¢54.5bn (40.9% of GDP)
  10. Domestic debt as at December 2015 GH¢38.8bn (29.1% of GDP)
  11. Non-Performing loans (of banks) as at January 2016 14.6%
  12. Capital adequacy ratio as at January 2016 17.9%
  13. Public debt as at December 2015 25.6 billion USD
  14. GES composite index as at February 2016 1972.2.  Monthly change -31.9%
  15. Market capitalization as at February 2016 56.3. Monthly change %  -1.1

 

 

Source: pulse.com.gh

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