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Ghana Trade Summary

2012

Ghana exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR GHANA 2012

Overall Exports and Imports for Ghana 2012

Exports and imports of Ghana in 2012 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 15,761 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 13,578 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 1,938 products were exported to 141 countries and 4,105 products were imported from 167 countries.

Ghana top 5 Export and Import partners 2012

Top five countries to which Ghana exported in 2012 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Ghana exports to South Africa worth US$ 4,535 million, with a partner share of 28.77 percent.
  2. Ghana exports to United Arab Emirates worth US$ 1,634 million, with a partner share of 10.37 percent.
  3. Ghana exports to France worth US$ 1,410 million, with a partner share of 8.94 percent.
  4. Ghana exports to Italy worth US$ 1,227 million, with a partner share of 7.78 percent.
  5. Ghana exports to Switzerland worth US$ 1,212 million, with a partner share of 7.69 percent.

Top five countries from which Ghana imported goods in 2012 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Ghana imports from China worth US$ 2,407 million, with a partner share of 17.73 percent.
  2. Ghana imports from United States worth US$ 1,567 million, with a partner share of 11.54 percent.
  3. Ghana imports from Belgium worth US$ 927 million, with a partner share of 6.83 percent.
  4. Ghana imports from United Kingdom worth US$ 729 million, with a partner share of 5.37 percent.
  5. Ghana imports from India worth US$ 596 million, with a partner share of 4.39 percent.

Ghana Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2012

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$ 5,790,306.59 million.
  2. Ghana exported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 3,683,889.03 million.
  3. Ghana exported Cocoa beans, whole or broken, raw or roasted , worth US$ 1,967,761.66 million.
  4. Ghana exported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 1,302,469.97 million.
  5. Ghana exported Butanes, liquefied , worth US$ 616,489.78 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$ 624,983.29 million.
  2. Ghana imported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 430,691.26 million.
  3. Ghana imported Diesel powered trucks with a GVW not exceeding , worth US$ 411,529.08 million.
  4. Ghana imported Cement clinkers , worth US$ 282,264.33 million.
  5. Ghana imported Self-propelled excavating machinery nes , worth US$ 241,058.12 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2012

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2012 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2012

Tariffs imposed by Ghana in 2012 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was not available percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was not available percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was not available .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were not available and duty free tariff line items share was not available percent.

Development Indicators 2012

Key Development Indicators of Ghana in 2012 are below

  • Ghana GDP in current US dollar was 41,940 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 1,540.00 .
  • Ghana Trade balance: as % of GDP was -12.45.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -5,221.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 93.17 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 17.87 .

Trade Indicators 2012

Trade Indicators for Ghana in 2012 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.08.
  • Index of export market penetration was 2.64.
  • World Growth in percentage was -0.01 and Ghana Country Growth was 4.24 .