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Country At A Glance

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Map of Ghana

Country Facts

Nominal GDP39.19 Billion USD
Population26.42 Million
Total Trade/GDP89.72%
CurrencyGhanaian New Cedi (GHS)
Merchandise Imports from Canada157.24 Million CAD
Main importsPetrol and Oil Products

EDC in Ghana

Canadian companies assisted32
International buyers insured57
Business volume173 Million CAD

Business Environment

Ghana is an important trading partner for Canada in Sub-Saharan Africa. Its stable political environment has encouraged trade and investment. Ghana has vast natural resources and recent oil production is expected to support further economic growth. Other important sectors include agriculture, mining, and services. Significant opportunities exist for Canadian companies across a range of sectors.

Key Industries

  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Mining & Metals
  • Oil and Gas
  • Power

How we can support your business

Through our Head Office operations in Ottawa, we provide support to Canadian companies planning on or currently doing business in Ghana. Our market experts have developed strategic relationships with major buyers in several sectors as well as a network of local contacts in the market.

  • We are positioned to help Canadian companies through a range of financing and risk management services.
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