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About Ghana

Ghana officially known as the Republic of Ghana is a country located along the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean, in West Africa. They are considered one of the best economies in the West Africa region with a stable political system. With its growth plan, it is estimated that Ghana would become Africa’s first developed country by 2040

Ghana is an average natural resource enriched country possessing industrial minerals, hydrocarbons, and precious metals. It is famous for Gold exports. Agriculturally, Ghana is famous for its commercial crops such as cocoa. Ghana also extracts Oil on its coastal regions

Country Facts

 

Basic Details
RegionAfrica
Capital CityAccra
Government TypeUnitary presidential constitutional republic
Official LanguagesEnglish
Currency Ghanaian cedi, GHS
Phone Code +233
Important CitiesKumasi, Tamale, Takoradi, Atsiaman, Tema, Teshi Old Town, Cape Coast, Sekondi-Takoradi, Obuase, Medina Estates, Koforidua, Japekrom
National DayGerman Unity Day (3rd Oct)
Economy
Ease of Doing Business Ranking118 (Medium)
Primary Industriesmining, light manufacturing, aluminium smelting, food processing, cement and small commercial ship building, Agriculture, chemical, automobile, hospitality, entertainment, mining, manufacturing, to financial service industries
Major ExportsGold, Crude Petroleum, Cocoa Beans, Cocoa Paste, Coconuts, Brazil Nuts, and Cashews, Gems, precious metals, Ores, slag, ash, Plastics, plastic articles, Wood, Animal/vegetable fats, oils, waxes, Meat/seafood preparations, Aluminum.
Major Exports to IndiaMachinery and Electricals, Plastic or Rubber, Food Products, Chemicals, Metals, Minerals, Wood, Vegetables, Fuels, Raw materials
Major ImportsCars, Delivery Trucks, Refined Petroleum, Rice, Non-fillet Frozen Fish, industrial supplies, capital and consumer goods and foodstuffs.
Major Imports from IndiaChemicals, Machinery and Electricals, Fuels, Metals, Textiles and Clothing, Plastic or Rubber, Transportation, Food Products, Vegetables, Wood
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaGlobal System Of Trade Preferences (GSTP), Partial Scope Agreement (PSA), bilateral diplomatic relations
Bordering NationsBurkina Faso, togo, Cote d'Ivoire
Member ofAfrican Union(AU), Community of Sahel–Saharan States(CEN-SAD), Commonwealth of Nations(CommonWealth), Economic Community of West African States(ECOWAS), Group of 24(G24), Group of 77(G77), Organisation of African Unity(OAU), United Nations(UN), World Trade Organization(WTO), South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone(ZPCAS)
Indian Embassy DetailsH.E. Mr. Sugandh Rajaram
Honourable High Commissioner
High Commission of India
No. 9, Ridge Road, Roman Ridge, PO Box CT-5708, Cantonments, Accra, GHANA
Email: hc.accra@mea.gov.in
Phone: 233-307020903, 307020904
Embassy Details in IndiaH.E. Mr. Michael Aaron Nii Nortey Oquaye
Honorable High Commissioner
GHANA HIGH COMMISSION, NEW DELHI,
50 N Satya Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. Delhi 110021.
Email: chanceryghana-mission.co.in; consular@ghana-mission.co.in
Phone: +91 (11) 24193500 +91 (11) 24193501 +91 (11) 24193502