The Minister of Finance, on 29 July 2021 presented the Mid-Year Budget Statement for the 2021 (the “2021 Mid-Year Budget”) to the Parliament of Ghana. This is in accordance with the provisions of Article 179 (8) of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana, Standing Order 143 of Parliament of Ghana and Section 28 of the Public Financial Management Act, 2016 (Act 921).
The 2021 Mid-Year Budget focused on the continuation, consolidation and continuity of the economic plans the Government of Ghana put into place in 2020 to alleviate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy. The 2021 Mid-Year Budget also focused on ensuring the sustained recovery of the Ghanaian economy from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021 and beyond.
In this publication, we provide highlights of the key economic indices and policy proposals from the 2021 Mid-Year Budget Review Statement.