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    This report on the Observance of Standards and Codes on Fiscal Transparency Module on Ghana highlights a fiscal transparency module. Ghana meets the standards of the fiscal transparency code in several areas. In spite of the progress, the transparency of fiscal activities still falls short of the standards in a number of important areas. A strong commitment from the authorities to further strengthen fiscal transparency remains therefore essential. The transparency of the budget preparation process could be improved.

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    Paper provided by International Monetary Fund in its series IMF Staff Country Reports with number 04/203.

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    Length: 35
    Date of creation: 15 Jul 2004
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    Handle: RePEc:imf:imfscr:04/203

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    Keywords: Fiscal transparency; Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes; budget statement; fiscal activities; budget documents; quasi-fiscal activities; government revenue; internal audit; fiscal reporting; contingent liabilities; budget execution; external audit; budget execution reports; budget preparation; annual budget; extrabudgetary funds; budget documentation; fiscal information; annual accounts; budget process; fiscal operations; fiscal data; financial management; fiscal management; fiscal reports; fiscal targets; government budget; annual budgets; fiscal performance; government expenditure; fiscal policies; government budgets; open budget preparation; debt service; fiscal policy; fiscal risks; taxation; fiscal sustainability; central government fiscal; decentralization; tax payments; budget cycle; capital expenditures; government policies; fiscal balance; budget preparation process; actual expenditure; financial accounting; public finance; budget outturns; government finance; treasury system; local government services; central government budget; budget estimates; tax revenue; fiscal regime; aggregate budget; local government spending; budget balance; budget allocation; budget classification; public financial management; public debt; budget revenues; government expenditures; tax administration; government guarantees; accounting standards; budget expenditures; fiscal affairs department; budget document; fiscal agent; financial management systems; fiscal policy objectives; local expenditures; fiscal forecasts; international accounting standards; expenditure levels; budgetary policies; government financing; fiscal aggregates; budget preparation cycle; fiscal responsibilities; budget reporting; budget monitoring; fiscal position; local government budgets; budget outturn data; public expenditure; government fiscal policies; budget outturn; fiscal vulnerabilities; fiscal rules; annual budget cycle; fiscal affairs; fiscal outturns; fiscal stability; fiscal impact; government finance statistics; local government expenditures; budget coverage; level of indebtedness; aggregate fiscal; government policy; budget year; fiscal functions; local budgets; central government expenditure; budget implementation; government annual accounts; financial management reform; audit institutions; central government revenue; fiscal consequences; tax policy; central government fiscal policies; primary budget balance; public financial management reform; budget covers; public expenditures; fiscal implications; government employment; public financial management reform program; budget targets; fiscal reporting purposes; fiscal activity; government spending; local government expenditure; expenditure programs; budget transfers;

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