Fuel Exports (As % of Merchandise Exports) rose to 0.428% in Ghana in 2017

Fuel Exports (As % of Merchandise Exports) (%)
Economy | Ghana | May 17, 2019
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Fuel exports as a percentage of merchandise exports reached 0.428 % in 2017 in Ghana, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 93.3 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, fuel exports as a percentage of merchandise exports in Ghana reached an all time high of 0.551 % in 2011 and an all time low of < 0.001 % in 2003. When compared to Ghana's main peers, fuel exports as a percentage of merchandise exports in Benin amounted to 0.026 %, 0.134 % in Ivory Coast and 0.021 % in Togo in 2017.

Ghana has been ranked 16th within the group of 128 countries we follow in terms of fuel exports as a percentage of merchandise exports, 96 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Fuels comprise mineral fuels such as coal, petroleum oil, or natural gas, or electric current.

Fuel Exports (As % of Merchandise Exports) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Benin % 0.001% < 0.001% < 0.001% 0.003% 0.037%
Burkina Faso % < 0.001% 0.104% 0.116% 0.117% < 0.001%
Ghana % 0.551% 0.527% 0.431% ... ...
Guinea % ... ... ... ... 0.008% 0.007% 0.004% ... ...
Ivory Coast % 0.257% 0.309% 0.250% 0.215% 0.138%
Liberia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mali % ... 0.002% 0.003% ... ... ...
Niger % 0.011% 0.183% 0.315% 0.270% 0.198% ...
Nigeria % 0.891% 0.840% 0.876% 0.909% ...
Togo % 0.007% 0.020% 0.010% 0.014% 0.014%