Ghana’s Mahama vows high growth, low inflation if elected.

by Machiavelli

Rivers of Hope

ACCRA (Reuters) – Ghana President John Dramani Mahama said he would aim to oversee annual economic growth of at least 8 percent while keeping comsumer prices in check in the West African State, if he wins elections in December.

Mahama became interim leader of the oil, cocoa, and gold producer nation after the death of latepresident John Atta Mills in July and is expected to face a tough election contest against the country’s opposition.

“Our macroeconomic goals for the next four years are an average GDP growth rate of not less than eight percent per annum, a sustained rate of single digit inflation, low interest rates, an overall budget deficit of approximately five percent of GDP, and gross international reserves of not less than four months…

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