Ghana recorded a trade surplus of 540.50 USD Million in the second quarter of 2018. Balance of Trade in Ghana averaged -565.57 USD Million from 2003 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 904.70 USD Million in the first quarter of 2017 and a record low of -1638.10 USD Million in the third quarter of 2012.

Balance of Trade in Ghana is expected to be -5.31 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Balance of Trade in Ghana to stand at 205.48 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Ghana Balance of Trade is projected to trend around -1209.00 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Ghana Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 540.50 769.50 904.70 -1638.10 USD Million [+]
Exports 3762.90 4102.80 4118.30 565.06 USD Million [+]
Imports 3222.40 3333.30 4747.16 692.74 USD Million [+]
Current Account -538.62 256.38 327.96 -2184.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.20 -6.70 0.10 -11.90 percent [+]
Capital Flows -516.00 1335.44 2877.53 -621.92 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 8.70 8.70 8.74 8.70 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.33 0.35 1.38 0.00 [+]
External Debt 17286.06 17160.41 17286.06 2310.06 USD Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 174.00 160.00 174.00 1.40 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Ghana Balance of Trade

Ghana's main exports are gold, cocoa beans and timber products. Others include tuna, aluminum, manganese ore, diamonds and horticulture. It's main exports partners are Netherlands, Burkina Faso, South Africa and United Kingdom. Ghana imports mostly industrial supplies, capital and consumer goods and foodstuffs. It's main imports partners are China, United States, Belgium, United Kingdom and France. This page provides - Ghana Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Ghana Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
540.50 769.50 904.70 -1638.10 2003 - 2018 USD Million Quarterly




Country Last
Argentina 314.00 Sep/18
Australia 3017.00 Sep/18
Brazil 6121.36 Oct/18
Canada -416.30 Sep/18
China 340.16 Oct/18
Euro Area 13141.70 Sep/18
France -5663.00 Sep/18
Germany 18395.00 Sep/18
India -17130.00 Oct/18
Indonesia -1819.90 Oct/18
Italy 1274.37 Sep/18
Japan -449.26 Oct/18
Mexico -194.00 Sep/18
Netherlands 4949.00 Sep/18
Russia 18485.00 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 162782.00 Jun/18
Singapore 4520.91 Oct/18
South Africa -2950.00 Sep/18
South Korea 6552.00 Oct/18
Spain -3057300.00 Aug/18
Switzerland 1447.00 Sep/18
Turkey -1869.47 Sep/18
United Kingdom -27.00 Sep/18
United States -54019.00 Sep/18


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