Market profile

Ghana is recognised as one of the most stable and open democracies in Africa. The country has experienced decades of political and economic progress.

With vast reserves of natural resources, Ghana is one of the world’s top gold and cocoa producers and has twice the per capita output of the other countries in West Africa. Other exports such as oil and gas, timber, diamonds, bauxite and manganese are major sources of foreign exchanges.

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Ghana's market insights and opportunities

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Facts

  • Imports from Ghana A$20 million
  • Exports to Ghana A$24 million
  • Capital Accra
  • Official Language English
  • Area 227,540 sq km
  • Population 26.9 million

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Containing general information, recent economic indicators, Australia’s trade and investment relationship with Ghana and their global merchandise trade relationship that is updated twice a year.

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