Ghana

-0.98

Econ Complexity 122nd of 185
1980
2014

$10.2B

Exports 92nd of 220
1980
2014

$14.8B

Imports 87th of 220
1980
2014

$4.08k

GDP Per Capita 131st of 185
1990
2014

Ghana is the 92nd largest export economy in the world and the 122nd most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2014, Ghana exported $10.2B and imported $14.8B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $4.62B. In 2014 the GDP of Ghana was $38.6B and its GDP per capita was $4.08k.

The top exports of Ghana are Crude Petroleum ($2.66B), Gold ($2.39B), Cocoa Beans ($2.27B), Cocoa Paste ($382M) and Cocoa Butter ($252M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($2.18B), Crude Petroleum ($546M), Gold ($428M), Rice ($328M) and Packaged Medicaments ($297M).

The top export destinations of Ghana are Switzerland ($1.73B), China ($1.06B), France ($939M), India ($789M) and the Netherlands ($778M). The top import origins are China ($4.1B), the Netherlands ($1.58B), the United States ($1.1B), Nigeria ($920M) and India ($668M).

Ghana borders Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire and Togo by land and Benin and Nigeria by sea.

Economic Complexity of Ghana

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