Ghana Trade Summary

2008 Data

Ghana exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Ghana

Overall Exports and Imports

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Exports (in US$ Mil): 4,033
No. Of products: 1,523
No. Of partners: 144
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 9,058
No. Of products: 4,219
No. Of partners: 165

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Gold in oth semi-man ...1,721,855.90
Cocoa beans, whole o ...1,031,154.22
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...119,196.72
Gold in unwrought fo ...92,335.66
Wood, nes sawn or ch ...83,708.61
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils and o ...1,150,218.74
Automobiles with rec ...394,377.16
Cement clinkers249,097.00
Diesel powered truck ...210,876.30
Spelt, common wheat ...186,490.77

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa1,774 44.00
Netherlands474 11.75
India215 5.33
United Kingdom149 3.69
Malaysia128 3.16
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China1,061 11.71
Nigeria791 8.73
United States693 7.66
Belgium455 5.02
United Kingdom393 4.34

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials1,444 35.80 1,707 18.84 3.84
Intermediate goods2,277 56.46 2,096 23.15 11.01
Consumer goods208 5.17 2,601 28.72 13.78
Capital goods101 2.51 2,647 29.23 4.57

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.06
Index of export market penetration: 2.40
World Growth: 7.47
Country Growth: 14.08

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 2
Maximum Rate (%): 20
Simple Average (%): 12.97
Weighted Average (%): 8.58
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 2,507,962.44
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 13.21

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 28,527
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 1,160.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -19.46
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -5,550.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 14.37
Trade (% of GDP): 69.51