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Looking Forward to a Forward Looking Budget

Posted by Business in Ghana on November 14, 2011

By Sydney Casely-Hayford, Sydney@bizghana.com

This year’s budget must focus on generating enough revenue to meet our expenditures and more.  The 2011 budget targeted ghc10.6billion in revenue, adjusted in August with an supplementary ghc1.3billion to the end of the year.  On the flip side, expenditure was planned for ghc12.7billion and supplemented with ghc0.9million. This reduced the budget deficit gap by ghc0.5billion, leaving a financing gap of ghc1.5billion.  We plan for our friendly donors to help us finance the deficit.

This year must be different.  We have a lot more with which to plan. Read the rest of this entry »

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