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MARCH 2024 ISSUE #3

The JCS Journal

THE JCS JOURNAL

THE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER OF JCS INVESTMENTS LIMITED

 

This Month’s Newsletter entails:
  • The current inflation rate and monetary policy rate as provided by the Bank of Ghana.
  • News highlights on the financial and banking sector of the Ghanaian Economy.
  • Details on a new book released by the CEO of JCS Investments Ltd.
  • The Green Card initiative for climate change support

 

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

CURRENT INFLATION RATE: 23.2%

CURRENT MONETARY POLICY RATE: 29.0%

 

DBG partners to invest GHC 1bn in women led businesses over five years

The Development Bank of Ghana (DBG) and partner financial institutions have highlighted their commitment to invest GHC 1 billion in women-led businesses in the next three to five years to enhance growth. The commitment is about 10 percent of DBG’s funding, signaling a support towards women-owned businesses.

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Unpredictable global trade reveals benefits of AFCFTA and intra-African as South Africa celebrates its first AFCFTA export to Ghana

Amidst disruptions to traditional trade routes, unpredictable shipping times and soring freights tariffs caused by the conflict in the red sea region, the opportunities the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement creates for the development of intra-Africa trade are becoming apparent, says Stanbic Bank.

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World Bank Women, Business & Law Index: Ghana maintains 26th position in Africa

Ghana maintained its 26th position, out of 53 countries in Africa, in the 2024 World Bank Women, Business & Law Index. The country also maintained its 7th position in West Africa, but better than Nigeria (66.3%).

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