Ghana Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 17,100
No. Of products 1,986
No. Of partners 150
Imports (in US$ Mil) 11,880
No. Of products 4,087
No. Of partners 180

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.12
Index of export market penetration2.54
World Growth3.50
Country Growth11.10

Service Indicators 2018

Service imports (BoP, current US$)10,085,836,428.00
Service exports (BoP, current US$)7,572,036,283.60
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)36.41
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)35.26

Ghana top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
India3,670 21.46
China2,032 11.88
South Africa1,742 10.19
Switzerland1,632 9.54
Netherlands1,229 7.19
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China2,273 19.13
United States954 8.03
Belgium691 5.82
India674 5.67
United Kingdom604 5.09

Ghana Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials8,760 51.23 788 6.64 19.65
Intermediate goods7,314 42.77 3,367 28.34 8.67
Consumer goods924 5.40 4,491 37.80 13.87
Capital goods93 0.54 3,204 26.97 6.62

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Gold in oth semi-man ...5,444,725.46
Petroleum oils and o ...5,194,951.91
Cocoa beans, whole o ...2,437,194.32
Gold in unwrought fo ...647,846.30
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...457,701.40
Automobiles with rec ...515,849.07
Broken rice247,605.14
Diesel powered truck ...241,725.47
Other medicaments of ...221,017.32
Cement clinkers218,603.18

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Ghana

Tariffs 2018

No. Of Tariff Agreement 2
Simple Average (%) 12.39
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 1,066,352.59
Maximum Rate (%) 35
Weighted Average (%) 10.34
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 11.04

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff (2009)0.12
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff (2009)0.12

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All18.40

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM) 2014

No Of NTM Measures (2014)36
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) (2014)5,052

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average...
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average...

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2018 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)65,556
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)2,130.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-754.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-1.15

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank118
Trading Across Borders Rank158

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2018 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.66
LPI Rank88