Ghana's economy grows by 4% in third quarter of 2016

| Updated Mar 21, 2017 at 11:00pm



Ghana's economy grew by four percent in the third quarter of the year compared to the 3.5 percentage growth witnessed in the same period in 2015.

This growth was driven by the services sector which saw the highest growth rate of 4.7 percent.

According to provisional Gross Domestic Product, GDP, estimates released by the Ghana Statistical Service, the agricultural sector continue to lag behind with a growth rate of two-point-three percent.