Ghana

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Econ Complexity 98th of 184
1980
2015

$10.5B

Exports 84th of 221
1980
2015

$13.8B

Imports 88th of 221
1980
2015

$4.21k

GDP Per Capita 135th of 184
1990
2015

Ghana is the 84th largest export economy in the world and the 98th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2015, Ghana exported $10.5B and imported $13.8B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $3.28B. In 2015 the GDP of Ghana was $37.5B and its GDP per capita was $4.21k.

The top exports of Ghana are Gold ($4.33B), Cocoa Beans ($1.98B), Crude Petroleum ($1.7B), Cocoa Paste ($369M) and Cocoa Butter ($239M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($938M), Gold ($303M), Cars ($282M), Rice ($270M) and Packaged Medicaments ($240M).

The top export destinations of Ghana are India ($3.21B), Switzerland ($1.39B), China ($1.06B), the Netherlands ($669M) and France ($607M). The top import origins are China ($5.31B), the Netherlands ($884M), the United States ($848M), India ($641M) and France ($515M).

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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