Ghana is the 64th largest export economy in the world and the 77th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2016, Ghana exported $10.5B and imported $11B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $508M. In 2016 the GDP of Ghana was $42.7B and its GDP per capita was $4.29k.
The top exports of Ghana are Gold ($4.43B), Cocoa Beans ($1.89B), Coconuts, Brazil Nuts, and Cashews ($987M), Crude Petroleum ($960M) and Sawn Wood ($367M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Cars ($881M), Delivery Trucks ($481M), Cement ($389M), Rice ($287M) and Non-fillet Frozen Fish ($263M).
The top export destinations of Ghana are Switzerland ($1.87B), India ($1.56B), the United Arab Emirates ($1.43B), China ($941M) and Vietnam ($549M). The top import origins are China ($4.67B), the United States ($831M), the United Kingdom ($749M), India ($712M) and the Netherlands ($485M).