Fact Sheet: Ghana - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Accra
  • Population (millions): 26.2
  • Total area: 227,540 km2
  • Currency: Cedi
  • Language (s): English (official), Twi, Ewe, Fante, Ga, Hausa

Economic Facts 2014

  • GDP ($ billions): 41.9
  • GDP per capita ($): 1,597
  • GDP growth (%): 4.2
  • Inflation (%): 15.5
  • Unemployment (%): Not available

Key Opportunities

  • Education
  • Infrastructure
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 2014
Canada’s merchandise exports to Ghana$157.2
Canada’s merchandise imports from Ghana$23.6
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