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Ghana Trade

Latest trade data available from various sources.
Ghana monthly trade data
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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Ghana

Overall Exports and Imports for Ghana 2019

  • The total value of exports (FOB) is US$ 16,768 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) is US$ 10,440 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,147 products are exported to 150 countries and 4,093 products are imported from 178 countries.

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level 2019

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

  • Ghana exported Gold in oth semi-manufactured forms,non-monetar , worth US$ 5,928,795.04 million.
  • Ghana exported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 5,251,688.77 million.
  • Ghana exported Cocoa beans, whole or broken, raw or roasted , worth US$ 1,851,960.39 million.
  • Ghana exported Manganese ores and concentrates, with a mangane , worth US$ 349,539.03 million.
  • Ghana exported Cocoa butter, fat and oil , worth US$ 337,275.68 million.

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

  • Ghana imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 442,924.58 million.
  • Ghana imported Cement clinkers , worth US$ 244,606.98 million.
  • Ghana imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 236,090.60 million.
  • Ghana imported Diesel powered trucks with a GVW not exceeding , worth US$ 214,942.75 million.
  • Ghana imported Broken rice , worth US$ 210,464.68 million.

Ghana top 5 Export and Import partners 2019

The top five countries to which Ghana exported 2019 along with the partner share in percentage are:

  1. Ghana exports to China worth US$ 2,809 million, with a partner share of 16.75 percent.
  2. Ghana exports to Switzerland worth US$ 2,466 million, with a partner share of 14.71 percent.
  3. Ghana exports to India worth US$ 2,380 million, with a partner share of 14.19 percent.
  4. Ghana exports to South Africa worth US$ 1,971 million, with a partner share of 11.75 percent.
  5. Ghana exports to Netherlands worth US$ 966 million, with a partner share of 5.76 percent.

The top five countries to which Ghana imported goods 2019 along with the share in percentage are

  1. Ghana imports from China worth US$ 1,896 million, with a partner share of 18.16 percent.
  2. Ghana imports from United States worth US$ 976 million, with a partner share of 9.35 percent.
  3. Ghana imports from United Kingdom worth US$ 686 million, with a partner share of 6.57 percent.
  4. Ghana imports from India worth US$ 582 million, with a partner share of 5.58 percent.
  5. Ghana imports from Belgium worth US$ 533 million, with a partner share of 5.10 percent.

Ghana Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2019

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2019 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import.


Tariff and Trade Barriers

Tariffs 2019

Tariffs imposed by Ghana in 2019 are below.

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product is 35.
  • The simple average tariff across all products is 12.44.
  • The trade weighted average tariff is 10.02.
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars are 930,406.69 and duty free tariff line items share is 11.31.

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

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  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff for the year 2009 is 0.12.
  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff for the year 2009 is 0.12.

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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  • No Of NTM Measures is 36.
  • No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) is 5,052.

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB) .

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  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average for the year is not available.
  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average for the year is not available.

Ghana World Development Indicators (WDI) 2019

Key Development Indicators of Ghana in 2019 are below

WDI

Ghana Doing Business 2019

  • The ease of doing business rank for Ghana is 118.
  • The trade across border rank is 158.
Doing Business

Ghana Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA), 2018

  • The CPIA Trade Ratings for 2018 is 4.
CPIA

GhanaLogistics Performance Index (LPI) 2016

  • The LPI score for Ghana in 2016 is 2.66.
  • The LPI rank is 88.
LPI

Ghana Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

  • Services Trade Restrictions Index (Over All) for Ghana is 18.40.
SPRD