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Ghana Trade Summary

2010

Ghana exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR GHANA 2010

Overall Exports and Imports for Ghana 2010

Exports and imports of Ghana in 2010 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 5,233 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 8,052 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 1,474 products were exported to 115 countries and 3,986 products were imported from 153 countries.

Ghana top 5 Export and Import partners 2010

Top five countries to which Ghana exported in 2010 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Ghana exports to South Africa worth US$ 2,799 million, with a partner share of 53.48 percent.
  2. Ghana exports to United Arab Emirates worth US$ 353 million, with a partner share of 6.75 percent.
  3. Ghana exports to Netherlands worth US$ 292 million, with a partner share of 5.58 percent.
  4. Ghana exports to Switzerland worth US$ 215 million, with a partner share of 4.12 percent.
  5. Ghana exports to United Kingdom worth US$ 176 million, with a partner share of 3.36 percent.

Top five countries from which Ghana imported goods in 2010 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Ghana imports from United States worth US$ 1,101 million, with a partner share of 13.67 percent.
  2. Ghana imports from China worth US$ 1,060 million, with a partner share of 13.17 percent.
  3. Ghana imports from France worth US$ 498 million, with a partner share of 6.19 percent.
  4. Ghana imports from Belgium worth US$ 445 million, with a partner share of 5.53 percent.
  5. Ghana imports from United Kingdom worth US$ 387 million, with a partner share of 4.81 percent.

Ghana Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2010

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Ghana along with trade value are:

  1. Ghana exported Gold in oth semi-manufactured forms,non-monetar , worth US$ 2,990,764.01 million.
  2. Ghana exported Cocoa beans, whole or broken, raw or roasted , worth US$ 847,376.54 million.
  3. Ghana exported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 376,998.73 million.
  4. Ghana exported Plate,sheet or strip,aluminium,not alloyed,rect , worth US$ 111,475.72 million.
  5. Ghana exported Cocoa butter, fat and oil , worth US$ 86,457.53 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Ghana along with trade value are

  1. Ghana imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 295,449.20 million.
  2. Ghana imported Cement clinkers , worth US$ 182,893.65 million.
  3. Ghana imported Cane or beet sugar, in solid form, nes , worth US$ 181,270.15 million.
  4. Ghana imported Diesel powered trucks with a GVW not exceeding , worth US$ 165,814.18 million.
  5. Ghana imported Warships, lifeboats, hospital ships and vessels , worth US$ 152,279.98 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2010

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2010 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2010

Tariffs imposed by Ghana in 2010 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 20 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 12.88 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 10.06 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 1,647,744.78 and duty free tariff line items share was 14.29 percent.

Development Indicators 2010

Key Development Indicators of Ghana in 2010 are below

  • Ghana GDP in current US dollar was 32,197 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 1,240.00 .
  • Ghana Trade balance: as % of GDP was -16.42.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -5,288.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 75.38 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 13.92 .

Trade Indicators 2010

Trade Indicators for Ghana in 2010 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.05.
  • Index of export market penetration was 2.44.
  • World Growth in percentage was 10.68 and Ghana Country Growth was 17.37 .