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Inflation will tumble – BoG governor

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Thu, 31 Oct 2019 Source: Class FM

The Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Dr. Ernest Addison, has projected a downward inflationary trend in the next economic year, barring any external pressures.

According to Dr. Addison, the central bank is keen on meeting its medium to the long term inflation target of 8.2 percent for the fiscal year.

Inflation over the past few months has witnessed a marginal decrease to its current state at 7. 6 percent.

“…We’re currently at 7.6 percent; we expect that inflation will continue to trend downwards, at least, below the medium-term target of 8 percent… We also talk of the external factors and we’re hoping that the external environment will continue to be conducive,” Dr. Addison stated at a panel discussion at the 8th edition of the Ghana Economic Forum in Accra on Wednesday, 30 October 2019.

Source: Class FM

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