Official Name: The Republic of Ghana
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Presidential Republic
Official Name (Local Language): Republic of Ghana
ISO Country Codes: GH : GHA
Internet Domain: .gh
Government Web Site:
Capital: Accra Main Airports: Kotoka International Airport
Language(s): English Population: 32,372,889
Currency: Ghanaian Cedi ISO Currency Code: GHC
Telephone Dial In: +233 ID Prefix: 00

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Government Website:
Sovereign Ratings:
Central Bank: Bank of Ghana
Currency USD Exchange Rate: 5.86 cedis (GHC) per US dollar (2020 est.)
Unemployment Rate: 11.9% (2015 est.)
Population below poverty line: 24.2% (2013 est.)
Inflation Rate: 8.4% (2019 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: 30.35% (31-Dec-17 - Photius)
GDP: $65.363 billion (2019 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $5,413 (2019 est.)
Currency Name: Ghanaian Cedi
Currency Code: GHC
World Bank Classification: Lower Middle Income

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 19.5% cocoa, rice, cassava (manioc, tapioca), peanuts, corn, shea nuts, bananas; timber
Industry: 24% mining, lumbering, light manufacturing, aluminum smelting, food processing, cement, small commercial ship building, petroleum
Services: 56.4%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

Financial Exchanges:
Stock & Securities Exchange: Ghana Stock Exchange ;

National Statistics Office:


Subject to Country Specific Sanctions? NO

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Business Language(s): English
Customs & Excise: Ghana Customs Division
Development Bank(s): African Development Bank;
National Standards Bureau: Ghana Standards Authority
Competitive Ind’l Performance: 111/141 (2019) Corruption Perceptions Index: 75/180 (2020)
Ease of Doing Business: 118/190 (2019) Enabling Trade Index: 100/136 (2016)
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Eximbank: Afreximbank ; Ghana EXIM Bank ; Export Credit Agency: Caribbean Export Development Agency ; Export Insurance Agency: The Ghana EXIM Bank ;

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Export Promotion Agency: Ghana Export Promotion Authority ; Investment Agency: Ghana Investment Promotion Centre ;