Foreign trade as a share of GDP reached 71.1 % in 2019 in Ghana, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.15 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Ghana reached an all time high of 116 % in 2000 and an all time low of % in. When compared to Ghana's main peers, foreign trade as a share of GDP in Benin amounted to 63.7 %, 46.4 % in Ivory Coast and 54.4 % in Togo in 2019.
Ghana has been ranked 93rd within the group of 162 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade as a share of GDP, 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Trade is the sum of exports and imports of goods and services measured as a share of gross domestic product.