The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has launched of the Beta Version of the Bank of Ghana Database Portal, which is aimed at providing a single environment for extracting and visualising macroeconomic data.
A statement issued by the Bank in Accra, yesterday and copied to the Ghanaian Times, said the provision of this portal was in
line with international best practice and the Bank’s commitment to greater transparency associated with its inflation targeting framework of monetary policy.
“The portal will also help meet data request demands from the general public and support research work,” the BoG stated.
It said the data contained in the portal was organised along five main economic sectors, such as external sector, financial sector, fiscal sector, monetary sector, real sector and survey-based indicators.
“The macroeconomic data is made up of 255 monthly and 86 quarterly time series data sourced from the BoG and other key stakeholder institutions,” the statement said.
It also said data updates and revisions would be done according to the data release calendar as published on the portal.