The major commodity exporter is following a $918 million credit programme with the International Monetary Fund that aims to restore fiscal balance and narrow inflation to 8% plus or minus 2 percentage points in 2018.
“There has been a general reduction of costs across the non-food subsector, but the key items affected most were the transport and health sectors,” acting government statistician Baah Wadieh told reporters in Accra.
Non-food inflation eased to 13.2% in October compared to 14.1 percent the month before while food inflation edged up to 8.2% from 8.1% in the previous month.
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