Imports (As % of GDP) rose 2.44% to 0.384% in Ghana in 2017

Imports (As % of GDP) (%), 2017
Economy | Ghana | December 2, 2019
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Imports as a share of GDP rose 2.44% to 0.384% in Ghana in 2017, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, imports as a share of GDP in Ghana reached an all time high of 0.672% in 2000 and an all time low of 0.030% in 1982. When compared to Ghana's main peers, imports as a share of GDP in Benin amounted to 0.403%, 0.317% in Ivory Coast and 0.602% in Togo in 2017.

Ghana has been ranked 92nd within the group of 163 countries we follow in terms of imports as a share of GDP, 3 places below the position seen 10 years ago.

Imports (As % of GDP) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Benin % 0.316% 0.338% 0.320% 0.314% 0.343%
Burkina Faso % 0.370% 0.319% 0.330% 0.320% 0.328%
Ghana % 0.359% 0.363% 0.436% 0.375% 0.384%
Guinea % 0.540% 0.501% 0.509% 0.825% 0.566%
Ivory Coast % 0.386% 0.344% 0.254% 0.229% 0.236%
Liberia % 0.964% 1.09% 1.07% 1.00% 0.987%
Mali % 0.399% 0.381% 0.396% 0.403% 0.359%
Niger % 0.293% 0.298% 0.305% 0.244% 0.263%
Nigeria % 0.130% 0.125% 0.107% 0.115% 0.132%
Togo % 0.663% 0.577% 0.578% 0.535% 0.437%