Overview In 2021, Ghana was the number 67 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 84 in total exports, the number 83 in total imports,
the number 135 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 118 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI) .
Exports The top exports of Ghana are Gold ($5.29B), Crude Petroleum ($3.57B), Cocoa Beans ($1.51B), Cocoa Paste ($477M), and Coconuts, Brazil Nuts, and Cashews ($477M), exporting mostly to Switzerland ($2.44B), United Arab Emirates ($1.73B), United States ($1.56B), India ($1.53B), and China ($1.27B).
Imports The top imports of Ghana are Refined Petroleum ($1B), Cars ($629M), Rice ($552M), Delivery Trucks ($474M), and Coated Flat-Rolled Iron ($422M), importing mostly from China ($8.1B), India ($1.1B), Netherlands ($1.04B), United States ($949M), and United Arab Emirates ($826M).
In 2021, Ghana was the world's biggest importer of Used Clothing ($214M)
Location Ghana borders Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, and Togo by land and Benin and Nigeria by sea.