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Ghana Trade Summary

2015

Ghana exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR GHANA 2015

Overall Exports and Imports for Ghana 2015

Exports and imports of Ghana in 2015 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 13,756 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 14,687 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,102 products were exported to 148 countries and 4,119 products were imported from 182 countries.

Ghana top 5 Export and Import partners 2015

Top five countries to which Ghana exported in 2015 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Ghana exports to India worth US$ 2,352 million, with a partner share of 17.10 percent.
  2. Ghana exports to Switzerland worth US$ 1,356 million, with a partner share of 9.86 percent.
  3. Ghana exports to China worth US$ 1,113 million, with a partner share of 8.09 percent.
  4. Ghana exports to Netherlands worth US$ 1,102 million, with a partner share of 8.01 percent.
  5. Ghana exports to New Zealand worth US$ 799 million, with a partner share of 5.81 percent.

Top five countries from which Ghana imported goods in 2015 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Ghana imports from China worth US$ 2,479 million, with a partner share of 16.88 percent.
  2. Ghana imports from United States worth US$ 1,197 million, with a partner share of 8.15 percent.
  3. Ghana imports from India worth US$ 852 million, with a partner share of 5.80 percent.
  4. Ghana imports from United Kingdom worth US$ 796 million, with a partner share of 5.42 percent.
  5. Ghana imports from Belgium worth US$ 751 million, with a partner share of 5.11 percent.

Ghana Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2015

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$ 4,054,271.77 million.
  2. Ghana exported Cocoa beans, whole or broken, raw or roasted , worth US$ 2,729,756.25 million.
  3. Ghana exported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 2,620,521.24 million.
  4. Ghana exported Cashew nuts, fresh or dried , worth US$ 409,528.19 million.
  5. Ghana exported Cocoa paste, wholly or partly defatted , worth US$ 377,662.11 million.

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

  1. Ghana imported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 1,132,352.78 million.
  2. Ghana imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 669,059.52 million.
  3. Ghana imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 510,478.98 million.
  4. Ghana imported Broken rice , worth US$ 433,484.90 million.
  5. Ghana imported Cement clinkers , worth US$ 365,973.93 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2015

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2015 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2015

Tariffs imposed by Ghana in 2015 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 2015

Key Development Indicators of Ghana in 2015 are below

  • Ghana GDP in current US dollar was 47,499 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 1,950.00 .
  • Ghana Trade balance: as % of GDP was -11.93.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -5,667.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 77.28 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 28.32 .

Trade Indicators 2015

Trade Indicators for Ghana in 2015 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.11.
  • Index of export market penetration was 2.62.
  • World Growth in percentage was -6.61 and Ghana Country Growth was -6.67 .