Business News of Sunday, 15 April 2018Source: Myjoyonline.comProspects of Ghana issuing samurai bond good - Ken Ofori-AttaMr Ken Ofori-Atta, Finance MinisterThe Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has observed that prospects for Ghana issuing a Samurai bond in the medium term looked good, judging from the interaction and reception accorded a Ghanaian delegation on the Non-deal investor roadshow in Tokyo. Speaking to journalists in Tokyo at the end of the road show, Mr Ofori-Atta explained that the non-deal road show was not tied to the issuance of a Samurai bond immediately. Mr Ofori-Atta said going forward; government would work on sustaining and improving macroeconomic indicators to improve Ghana’s credit rating, which is rated by Fitch, Moodys, and Standard and Poors at B, B3, and B- respectively. These included meetings with Taro Aso, Vice Prime Minister and Minister for Finance; State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Masahisa Sato and Mr. Hiroshi Kato, Senior Vice President of JICA. The seminar was organised by Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO), the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre, and the Ghana Embassy in Tokyo.
Source: GhanaWeb April 15, 2018 15:00 UTC