Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for Ghana (% GDP)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

In 2020, Ghana received from exports of goods and services, the equivalent of 32.22% of its gross domestic product (GDP), a decrease of 5.23 points compared to 2019; and spent on imports of goods and services, the equivalent of 35.82% of its GDP, a decrease of 3.56 points compared to 2019.

The World Bank defines exports of goods and services as "the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world" , and defines imports of goods and services as "the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world".

The interactive chart and table below shows the imports and exports of goods and services of Ghana as a percentage of GDP for 1960-2020.

See also: Imports and Exports of Ghana in Current US$.

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for Ghana (% GDP)
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Table of Imports and Exports of Goods & Services for Ghana (% GDP)
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Year Imports (% GDP) Exports (% GDP)
1960 35.44 28.19
1961 36.45 26.13
1962 28.47 24.22
1963 27.46 21.18
1964 23.87 19.9
1965 26.74 17.12
1966 19.63 14.63
1967 19.95 17.42
1968 20.82 20.35
1969 20.34 19.74
1970 22.71 21.34
1971 20.24 15.76
1972 15.2 20.71
1973 16.4 21.45
1974 21.8 18.33
1975 18.44 19.36
1976 16.04 15.71
1977 11.55 10.5
1978 9.69 8.36
1979 11.16 11.23
1980 9.15 8.47
1981 5.32 4.76
1982 2.98 3.34
1983 5.99 5.56
1984 10.77 8.04
1985 13.59 10.65
1986 20.14 16.58
1987 26.19 19.66
1988 24.06 18.18
1989 24.34 16.74
1990 25.85 16.88
1991 25.53 16.96
1992 28.77 17.23
1993 36.42 20.25
1994 36.76 25.26
1995 32.93 24.5
1996 40.09 32.11
1997 52.99 32.41
1998 46.73 33.87
1999 49.63 32.08
2000 67.25 48.8
2001 64.81 45.23
2002 54.87 42.62
2003 56.61 40.68
2004 60.37 39.3
2005 61.72 36.45
2006 40.73 25.19
2007 40.83 24.53
2008 44.49 25.03
2009 42.3 29.29
2010 45.9 29.48
2011 49.36 36.94
2012 52.81 40.36
2013 35.32 25.44
2014 35.6 28.23
2015 42.69 33.83
2016 36.68 31.19
2017 36.67 33.88
2018 34.5 33.46
2019 39.38 37.45
2020 35.82 32.22