Ghana

-1.15

Econ Complexity 111th of 126
1980
2017

$17.1B

Exports 70th of 221
1980
2017

$13.2B

Imports 81st of 221
1980
2017

$4.49k

GDP Per Capita 143rd of 214
1990
2017
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Ghana is the 70th largest export economy in the world and the 111th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2017, Ghana exported $17.1B and imported $13.2B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $3.9B. In 2017 the GDP of Ghana was $59B and its GDP per capita was $4.49k.

The top exports of Ghana are Gold ($8.35B), Crude Petroleum ($2.97B), Cocoa Beans ($1.77B), Cocoa Paste ($538M) and Coconuts, Brazil Nuts, and Cashews ($325M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Cars ($793M), Delivery Trucks ($442M), Refined Petroleum ($415M), Rice ($369M) and Non-fillet Frozen Fish ($278M).

The top export destinations of Ghana are India ($5.09B), China ($1.9B), Switzerland ($1.84B), South Africa ($918M) and the Netherlands ($911M). The top import origins are China ($3.08B), the United States ($1.1B), India ($660M), Belgium-Luxembourg ($637M) and the United Kingdom ($587M).

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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