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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
RegionWest Africa
Capital CityAccra
Government TypePresidential Republic
Official LanguagesEnglish
CurrencyGhanaian Cedi, GHS
Phone Code +233
Important CitiesKumasi, Tamale, Takoradi, Atsiaman, Tema, Teshi Old Town, Cape Coast, Sekondi-Takoradi, Obuase, Medina Estates, Koforidua, Japekrom
National DayIndependence Day (6th Mar)
GDP (nominal)USD 76.628 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking118
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
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsBurkina Faso, togo, Cote dIvoire
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)
Major ExportsGems & Jewellery, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Fruits and Nuts, Wood and Pulp, Edible Oils & Seeds, Rubber and Products, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Ceramic Products, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Vegetables and Related Products, Plastics and Products, Fashion and Apparel, Cereals & Pulses, Machinery & Appliances, Books and Papers
Major ImportsMachinery & Appliances, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Electrical Products, Plastics and Products, Cereals & Pulses, Marine Vessels, Household Items & Products, Chemical Products, Other Products, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Pharmaceutical Products, Cosmetics and Accessories, Silk & Textiles, Rubber and Products, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Books and Papers
Total Exports ValueUSD 21.349 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 20.382 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 0.967 Billion (Excess)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with IndiaGlobal System Of Trade Preferences (GSTP), Partial Scope Agreement (PSA), bilateral diplomatic relations
Major Exports to IndiaGems & Jewellery, Fruits and Nuts, Wood and Pulp, Rubber and Products, Edible Oils & Seeds, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Electrical Products, Spices, Plastics and Products, Chemical Products, Vegetables and Related Products, Machinery & Appliances
Major Imports from IndiaPharmaceutical Products, Plastics and Products, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Silk & Textiles, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Electrical Products, Cereals & Pulses, Chemical Products, Books and Papers, Arms and Ammunitions
India's Imports ValueUSD 1,909.59 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 964.17 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 963.17 Million (Deficit)
Indian Embassy Details for GhanaHigh Commission of India
H.E. Manish Gupta
Honourable High Commissioner
No. 9, Ridge Road, Roman Ridge, PO Box CT-5708, Cantonments, Accra, GHANA
233-307020903, 307020904

Embassy Details of Ghana in IndiaGhana
Ghana High Commission
H.E. Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh
High Commissioner
50 N, Satya MargChanakyapuriNew Delhi-110021
+91-11-24193500, 24193502 (O)

Honorary Consulate of Ghana in Kolkata
H.E. Mr. Dwarika Prasad Tantia
Honorary Consul
Jeewansatya 4th Floor DD-6, Sector-1, Salt Lake
03340507000 (O)

Honorary Consulate of Ghana in Mumbai
H.E. Mr. Premal Lokhandwala
Honorary Consul
6A Kapur Mahal 65 Marine Drive Mumbai-400 020
+91-22-2281 9590/0938 (O)