Ghana’s Main Exports and Trading Partners – Ghana Export Data

18 October 2019
Ghana Export Data

Ghana had a total export of US$ 17 billion in 2018, up from the previous year. In 2017, the country shipped commodities worth US$ 14 billion. In 2016, the value of total exports recorded US$ 10 billion. Ghana export data reveals inside market intelligence information on goods which are exported from the country and companies who supply from the country. It also covers shipment details of overseas companies who purchase goods from Ghana and information on logistics companies. Know more about export data of Ghana and gain insights of its market from export statistics.   


Top 5 Export Commodities of Ghana


As per Ghana export statistics, the country supplied natural or cultured pearls, precious stones, etc. under Chapter 71 the most in 2018. Ghana exported pearls & precious stones worth US$ 6 billion, followed by mineral fuels & oils (US$ 5.2 billion) and cocoa (US$ 3.2 billion) in the said year. Ghana’s top 5 export commodities accounted 90.77% to total exports.


HS Code

Product Description

Value US$ %

71

Natural or Cultured Pearls, Precious Stones, etc.

35.64%

27

Mineral Fuels and Oils

30.61%

18

Cocoa and Cocoa Preparations

19.01%

08

Edible Fruits and Nuts

3.48%

26

Ores, Slag and Ash

2.03%

 


Top 5 Export Partners of Ghana


According to trade statistics of Ghana, country’s top-most export destination is India, which imported goods worth US$ 3.6 billion in 2018. China stood at 2nd position with US$ 2 billion worth of commodities was purchased by Chinese buyers from Ghana. Importers in South Africa imported commodities worth US$ 1.7 billion, Switzerland US$ 1.6 billion worth of goods and Netherlands with US$ 1.2 billion. Top 5 export partners of Ghana accounted 60.3% to total exports.  


Country

Value US$ %

India

21.5%

China

11.9%

South Africa

10.2%

Switzerland

9.5%

Netherlands

7.2%

 


All About Ghana Export Data


Export data of Ghana is the best way to analyse country’s export activities for business growth. It covers statistics and market intelligence information on shipments which depart from the country via, sea, air and road. Our customs data of Ghana exports covers a wide range of data fields such as –


·         Date

·         Ghanaian Exporter Name with Address

·         Importer Name

·         Destination Country

·         Logistic Company Name

·         Vessel/Carrier Name

·         HS Code

·         Product Description

·         Quantity

·         Unit

·         Gross Weight

·         Net Weight

·         FOB Value (GHC)

·         FOB Value (Foreign Currency)


Look at a sample of Ghana exports banana and understand the complete data format.


Ghana Export Sample


Declaration Number

12019012247

Date

09-01-2019

Exporter Code

C0004546695

Ghanaian Exporter Name

Golden Exotics Limited

Exporter Address

NO 27 Addu Ababa Street

Importer Name

Compagnie Fruitiere Paris

Destination Country

France

Logistic Company Name

Comexas Ghana Limited

Vessel/Carrier Name

Mimmi Schulte

Item No.

1

HS Code

0804300000

Product Description

9049 CTNS X 19.969632 of Fresh Banana

Quantity

9049

Unit

CT

Gross Weight

180705.2

Net Weight

167557.2

FOB Value in Foreign Currency

34838.65

Currency Name

EUR

FOB Value (GHC)

191295.54

CIF Value (GHC)

191295.54

Port of Loading

CEPS TEMA

 


According to the Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA), export commodities of Ghana are classified into Traditional Products and Non-traditional Products. Traditional products include – Cocoa Beans, Timber, Gold, Minerals and Electricity. Non-traditional products include – Agriculture (vegetables, spices, horticultural products, rubber, oil seeds, nuts & fish), Processed or semi-processed products and Handicrafts.


GEPA is the government (public) agency that promotes Ghana’s commodities in an international market. It is solely responsible for making sure Ghanaian exports make it to external markets by facilitating the development of new export commodities as well as promoting existing goods. The main focus of this organization is on diversifying the traditional Ghana export base from conventional commodities such as cocoa beans, gold, timber, lumber and unprocessed minerals. It is currently encouraging the export of non-traditional goods like handicrafts & agricultural commodities.


Ghana, official known as the Republic of Ghana is a West African nation that shares its southern coastline with the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean. Find business opportunities in Ghana from the most complete data and market research reports. Besides Ghana, access shipment details of other African countries.


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