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Ghana is one of the most stable and open democracies in Africa. Evidence of this is the recent change of government through its electoral process in December 2016 and the swearing in of a new president in January 2017.

Ghana’s economy is rich in natural resources and key sectors include services, mining, oil and gas and agriculture in particular cocoa and cashews.

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Ghana's market insights and opportunities

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Facts

  • Imports from Ghana A$29 million
  • Exports to Ghana A$146 million
  • Capital Accra
  • Official Language English
  • Area 227,540 sq km
  • Population 27.6 million

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Trade and economic fact sheet

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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Smartraveller

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Smartraveller site provides advice for business travellers and tourists going to Ghana. This is regularly updated and should be checked before planning travel.

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