Overview: In 2019 Ghana was the number 73 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 72 in total exports, the number 81 in total imports,
the number 141 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 143 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).
Exports: The top exports of Ghana are Gold ($10.8B), Crude Petroleum ($4.68B), Cocoa Beans ($1.61B), Cocoa Paste ($504M), and Manganese Ore ($489M), exporting mostly to Switzerland ($4.92B), India ($3.62B), China ($2.67B), United Arab Emirates ($1.83B), and South Africa ($1.72B).
Imports: The top imports of Ghana are Flexible Metal Tubing ($2.11B), Scrap Vessels ($1.03B), Special Purpose Ships ($655M), Cars ($496M), and Refined Petroleum ($471M), importing mostly from China ($4.35B), Nigeria ($4.04B), United States ($924M), United Kingdom ($757M), and India ($637M).
In 2019, Ghana was the world's biggest importer of Flexible Metal Tubing ($2.11B), Scrap Vessels ($1.03B), Railroad Ties ($193M)
Location: Ghana borders Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, and Togo by land and Benin and Nigeria by sea.