Ghana is the 71st largest export economy in the world. In 2016, Ghana exported $16.5B and imported $12.5B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $3.97B. In 2016 the GDP of Ghana was $42.7B and its GDP per capita was $4.29k.
The top exports of Ghana are Gold ($9.4B), Cocoa Beans ($2.21B), Crude Petroleum ($1.19B), Coconuts, Brazil Nuts, and Cashews ($619M) and Cocoa Paste ($400M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Cars ($703M), Delivery Trucks ($398M), Refined Petroleum ($336M), Cement ($289M) and Non-fillet Frozen Fish ($276M).
The top export destinations of Ghana are Switzerland ($4.26B), the United Arab Emirates ($3.4B), India ($1.48B), China ($1.22B) and the Netherlands ($852M). The top import origins are China ($2.71B), the United Kingdom ($1.05B), the United States ($904M), India ($595M) and Belgium-Luxembourg ($505M).