Ghana

FeatureValueUnitSource / Year
CapitalAccraAuswärtiges Amt
Currency1 Euro = approx. 5,3 GHS
(As of: 20.09.2017)
Ghanaian Cedi (GHS)Bankenverband / 2017
Area238 537km²Auswärtiges Amt / 2017
Populationapprox. 27 000 000Auswärtiges Amt / 2017
Population Density124Persons per km²Statistisches Bundesamt / 2016
Population Growth2,5%Auswärtiges Amt / 2017
Average Income per Capita1 569US $Statistisches Bundesamt / 2016
Proceeds from Export10 655 796 413US $UN Comtrade Data Base / 2016
Export Goods (Top 3)1. Gold (83 %)
2. Crude Oil (4,1 %)
3. Cacao (2,9 %)
WTO Statistics Database /216
Most important Export Countries (Textile Sector)1. USA
2. Burkina Faso
3. Ivory Coast
UN Comtrade Data Base / 2016¹
Export Volume Clothing197 569US $UN Comtrade Data Base / 2016¹
Growth of Clothing Sector– 95Change (in %)UN Comtrade Data Base / 2010 – 2016¹
Share of textile and clothing exports in total exports of the country0,22Share (in %)ITC Trade Map / 2018²
Corruption Index61Rank (of 174 countries)Corruption Perceptions Index (Transparency International) / 2014
„Ease of doing business“108Rank (of 190 countries)Doing Business Report (World bank) / 2017

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¹ “HS-Code 61 – Apparel and Clothing accessoires – knitted or crocheted” and “HS-Code 62 – Apparel and Clothing accessoires – not knitted or crocheted”.
² HS Product Code 50-63, including raw materials and semifinished products (e.g.cotton, synthetic fibers, yarns).