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Full Text 2018 budget statement presented by Ken Ofori-Atta

The 2018 'Adwuma' budget (budget for job creation) is the second for the Akufo-Addo administration since it took over the administration of the country in January 2017.

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The government has presented its second budget to the House of Parliament Wednesday.

The 2018 'Adwuma' budget (budget for job creation) is the second for the Akufo-Addo administration since it took over the administration of the country in January 2016.

The budget focused on areas including job creation, infrastructure, macroeconomic stability, agriculture, entrepreneurship, business growth, creating a Ghana beyond aid, debt management, corruption, public sector reforms among others, and a continuation of the 2017 budget initiatives.

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It also touched mainly on tax reforms, by hoping to bring in many people in the informal sector into the tax net.

Click here for the full text:

2018 BUDGET.pdf 

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