Ghana was the 73rd largest economy in the world in terms of GDP, the 80th largest in total exports, the 83rd largest in total imports, and the 146th largest in terms of GDP per capita in 2020.
Ghana is a wealthy West African country that has a leading role in the area. It is also West Africa’s second-most populous country. It has vast natural resources as well as rare metals. It possesses a lot of gold reserves and industrial minerals, and a lot of hydrocarbon resources. The services sector, which is followed by manufacturing and industries, is the most important contributor to the economy.
Ghana is well-known for its vast variety of crops and agricultural goods, which are extensively exported. Most notably, the country is a major producer of the best cocoa, ranking among the world’s top cocoa producers.
Ghana has a southern border with the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean, hence the majority of agricultural products are exported through the country’s six vital seaports, which handle international marine trade.