Ghana Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

Latest trade data available from various sources.

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 10,656
No. Of products 1,797
No. Of partners 127
Imports (in US$ Mil) 11,361
No. Of products 4,208
No. Of partners 185

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.10
Index of export market penetration2.35
World Growth-4.43
Country Growth0.41

Service Indicators 2016

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)47.86
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)40.74

Ghana top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Switzerland1,869 17.54
India1,558 14.62
United Arab Emirates1,427 13.40
China942 8.84
Vietnam549 5.15
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China1,965 17.29
United Kingdom1,107 9.74
United States882 7.76
Belgium577 5.08
India528 4.64

Ghana Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials4,340 40.73 771 6.79 18.00
Intermediate goods5,271 49.47 2,885 25.39 9.72
Consumer goods940 8.82 4,022 35.40 14.87
Capital goods104 0.98 3,683 32.42 6.80

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Gold in oth semi-man ...4,344,962.25
Cocoa beans, whole o ...1,886,218.73
Petroleum oils and o ...1,079,145.47
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...987,422.28
Coniferous wood sawn ...315,115.03
Automobiles with rec ...559,074.53
Broken rice244,438.79
Cement clinkers238,455.40
Diesel powered truck ...201,419.75
Other printed matter ...188,287.50

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Ghana

Tariffs 2016

No. Of Tariff Agreement 2
Simple Average (%) 12.30
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 716,704.93
Maximum Rate (%) 35
Weighted Average (%) 10.79
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 10.80

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)

2016 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)42,690
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)1,380.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-3,041.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-7.12

Doing Business

2018 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank120
Trading Across Borders Rank158

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2016 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.66
LPI Rank88