Ghana Major Trade Partners


Buying and selling are essential for any country to develop its economy and maintain good relations with other nations. The first table below shows top trading partners of Ghana in terms of export sales (selling), including South Africa, Netherlands, and India. The second lists top trade partners of Ghana regarding import total (buying). That is, most products are imported from these countries to Ghana.

Ghana Major Exports

Market Value: 3,566 (millions) – Last Updated: June, 2019

Rank Country (Exports To) Trade Value (thousands) Share (%) Growth (% 5yr)
1 South Africa 1,672,073 46.89 1,472.09
2 Netherlands 439,512 12.32 (2.84)
3 India 195,761 5.49 1,575.72
4 United Kingdom 127,238 3.57 (46.88)
5 Malaysia 118,256 3.32 340.28
6 Switzerland 98,389 2.76 181.75
7 United States 95,741 2.68 43.47
8 France 84,994 2.38 (22.55)
9 Nigeria 80,609 2.26 589.52
10 Burkina Faso 65,976 1.85 17,784.91
11 China 65,570 1.84 226.69
12 Spain 54,740 1.54 24.44
13 Italy 53,471 1.50 (14.93)
14 Turkey 53,436 1.50 1.84
15 Germany 50,599 1.42 34.05
16 Estonia 50,198 1.41 38.22
17 Ukraine 47,095 1.32 1,864.59
18 Belgium 37,921 1.06 (70.94)
19 Japan 17,963 0.50 (69.81)
20 Denmark 17,220 0.48 245.52
21 Senegal 13,597 0.38 67.00
22 Ireland 11,861 0.33 (16.15)
23 Iran 11,566 0.32 1,906.07
24 United Arab Emirates 11,336 0.32 247.65
25 Singapore 10,997 0.31 96.02
26 Thailand 9,414 0.26 (0.06)
27 Togo 9,304 0.26 NA
28 Brazil 8,109 0.23 7,432.13
29 Guinea-Bissau 7,240 0.20 56,044.87
30 Vietnam 6,392 0.18 3,959.31
31 Greece 5,959 0.17 45.05
32 Lebanon 5,331 0.15 160.03
33 Egypt 5,114 0.14 83.89
34 Niger 3,598 0.10 473.88
35 Portugal 3,017 0.08 175.06
36 Benin 2,389 0.07 (83.68)

 

Ghana Major Imports

Market Value: 6,271 (millions) – Last Updated: June, 2019

Rank Country (Imports From) Trade Value (thousands) Share (%) Growth (% 5yr)
1 China 781,598 12.46 114.26
2 Nigeria 737,705 11.76 1,997.03
3 United States 555,640 8.86 53.19
4 Belgium 323,223 5.15 28.48
5 India 272,947 4.35 81.81
6 United Kingdom 246,473 3.93 5.35
7 Sweden 233,561 3.72 274.29
8 South Africa 228,939 3.65 2.16
9 Germany 222,075 3.54 (29.45)
10 Canada 215,321 3.43 80.11
11 South Korea 212,918 3.40 115.63
12 Thailand 204,261 3.26 51.04
13 Netherlands 200,071 3.19 (3.13)
14 France 178,995 2.85 9.15
15 Brazil 168,555 2.69 7.81
16 Japan 160,113 2.55 6.39
17 Indonesia 138,284 2.21 257.19
18 Switzerland 103,040 1.64 246.87
19 Italy 102,309 1.63 (34.02)
20 Togo 86,297 1.38 NA
21 Spain 78,169 1.25 (17.37)
22 Malaysia 64,455 1.03 142.31
23 Morocco 64,236 1.02 1,080.67
24 Turkey 64,209 1.02 113.07
25 United Arab Emirates 55,591 0.89 28.69
26 Ukraine 52,636 0.84 140.51
27 Singapore 51,773 0.83 102.43
28 New Zealand 49,536 0.79 962.40
29 Egypt 45,859 0.73 31.67
30 Vietnam 32,837 0.52 (12.09)
31 Namibia 32,761 0.52 58.86
32 Russia 28,663 0.46 245.44
33 Norway 27,082 0.43 81.74
34 Ireland 26,703 0.43 35.16
35 Saudi Arabia 22,693 0.36 5.49
36 Philippines 18,412 0.29 586.57

 

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