Ghana Current Account Balance

2005 - 2022 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Ghana Current Account Balance

  • Ghana Current Account recorded a deficit of 690.6 USD mn in Jun 2022, compared with a deficit of 403.4 USD mn in the previous quarter.
  • Ghana Current Account Balance: USD mn data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2005 to Jun 2022, with an averaged value of -651.0 USD mn.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 328.0 USD mn in Mar 2017 and a record low of -2.2 USD bn in Sep 2013.
  • The Bank of Ghana provides quarterly Current Account Balance in USD.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 346.9 USD mn in Dec 2020.
  • Ghana Direct Investment Abroad remained the same 0.0 USD mn in Dec 2020.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 69.8 USD mn in Dec 2020.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 18.5 USD bn in Jun 2022.

View Ghana's Current Account Balance from Mar 2005 to Jun 2022 in the chart:

Ghana Current Account Balance

What was Ghana's Current Account Balance in Jun 2022?

Ghana Current Account recorded a deficit of 690.6 USD mn in Jun 2022, compared with a deficit of 403.4 USD mn in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-690.6 Jun 2022 -403.4 Mar 2022 -2,184.0 Sep 2013 328.0 Mar 2017 USD mn quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -221.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Algeria (USD mn) -2,970.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (USD mn) -894.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2022
Armenia (USD mn) -15.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Australia (USD mn) 13,083.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 1959 - Jun 2022
Austria (USD mn) -466.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1970 - Jun 2022
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 6,378.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2013 - Jun 2022
Bahrain (USD mn) 2,027.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Jun 2022
Bangladesh (USD mn) -97.7 Aug 2022 monthly Jul 1997 - Aug 2022
Belarus (USD mn) -1,247.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Belgium (USD mn) -4,842.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2022
Bolivia (USD mn) 475.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1988 - Jun 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -344.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2022
Botswana (USD mn) 515.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2022
Brazil (USD mn) -4,136.1 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Jul 2022
Brunei (USD mn) -615.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (USD mn) -453.3 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2022
Cambodia (USD mn) -3,026.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
Canada (USD mn) 2,109.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1957 - Jun 2022
Chile (USD mn) -9,428.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Sep 2022
China (USD mn) 144,000.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2022
Colombia (USD mn) -5,039.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Croatia (USD mn) -1,070.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Cyprus (USD mn) -1,104.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2022
Czech Republic (USD mn) -3,323.4 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Aug 2022
Denmark (USD mn) 5,871.4 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Sep 2022
Ecuador (USD mn) 808.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Egypt (USD mn) -5,791.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
Estonia (USD mn) 8.4 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Sep 2022
European Union (USD mn) -13,262.1 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2022
Finland (USD mn) 391.0 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Sep 2022
France (USD mn) -7,261.9 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Sep 2022
Georgia (USD mn) -598.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Germany (USD mn) 13,821.6 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jun 2022
Ghana (USD mn) -690.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Greece (USD mn) -803.2 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 3,828.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Hungary (USD mn) -2,691.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1989 - Jun 2022
Iceland (USD mn) -299.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2022
India (USD mn) -23,871.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1949 - Jun 2022
Indonesia (USD mn) 4,376.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Sep 2022
Iran (USD mn) -707.7 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Ireland (USD mn) 16,869.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Jun 2022
Israel (USD mn) 4,149.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1992 - Jun 2022
Italy (USD mn) -5,327.3 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1970 - Aug 2022
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -2,749.7 2021 yearly 1975 - 2021
Japan (USD mn) 4,680.8 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2022
Jordan (USD mn) -1,334.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 2,217.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Sep 2022
Kenya (USD mn) -572.0 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2022
South Korea (USD mn) -2,457.2 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Sep 2022
Kosovo (USD mn) -332.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2022
Kuwait (USD mn) 13,069.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -1,050.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Laos (USD mn) -155.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
Latvia (USD mn) 3.0 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2022
Lebanon (USD mn) 55.3 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2021
Lithuania (USD mn) -290.5 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Aug 2022
Luxembourg (USD mn) 648.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) 2,955.7 2021 yearly 2002 - 2021
North Macedonia (USD mn) 1.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2022
Malawi (USD mn) -1,462.4 2021 yearly 1977 - 2021
Malaysia (USD mn) 3,152.6 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2022
Malta (USD mn) -272.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Mauritius (USD mn) -508.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Jun 2022
Mexico (USD mn) -5,505.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2022
Moldova (USD mn) -441.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
Mongolia (USD mn) -32.7 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Sep 2022
Montenegro (USD mn) 67.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2022
Morocco (USD mn) -2,804.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
Mozambique (USD mn) -352.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2022
Myanmar (USD mn) -741.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2022
Nepal (USD mn) -890.1 Jul 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jul 2022
Netherlands (USD mn) 7,970.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1967 - Jun 2022
New Zealand (USD mn) -4,629.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1971 - Jun 2022
Nigeria (USD mn) 5,069.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Norway (USD mn) 29,371.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Jun 2022
Oman (USD mn) -8,660.6 2020 yearly 1974 - 2020
Pakistan (USD mn) -2,254.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2022
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -775.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2022
Panama (USD mn) -292.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Paraguay (USD mn) -312.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Peru (USD mn) -3,661.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2022
Philippines (USD mn) -2,521.4 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2022
Poland (USD mn) -1,546.0 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2022
Portugal (USD mn) -1,632.0 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Aug 2022
Qatar (USD mn) 17,255.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2022
Romania (USD mn) -2,755.9 Sep 2022 monthly Jun 2002 - Sep 2022
Russia (USD mn) 17,000.0 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Oct 2022
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 45,364.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2022
Serbia (USD mn) -130.5 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Sep 2022
Singapore (USD mn) 21,730.8 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Sep 2022
Slovakia (USD mn) -372.5 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Jul 2022
Slovenia (USD mn) 406.2 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2022
South Africa (USD mn) -1,388.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
Spain (USD mn) 1,362.5 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jul 2022
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -472.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2022
Sudan (USD mn) -169.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2022
Sweden (USD mn) 3,657.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1975 - Jun 2022
Switzerland (USD mn) 11,490.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1983 - Jun 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -8.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2008 - Jun 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -522.282 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Jun 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 768.478 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 13.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 80.1 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (GHS bn) 316.152 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (GHS bn) 1,154.244 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (GHS bn) 198.173 2027 yearly 1982 - 2027
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 16.679 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 131.1 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,584.7 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Jun 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 32.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Jun 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 100,206.970 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 8,890.714 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 580.638 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,453.6 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 30.9 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2006 - Jun 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 204,264.184 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 74,157.525 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 45.279 Jul 2022 monthly Feb 1985 - Jul 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 147.410 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 1995 - Jul 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 399.269 Jul 2022 monthly May 1995 - Jul 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 213.139 Jul 2022 monthly Jun 1986 - Jul 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 7.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -690.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 524.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -308.059 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -1.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 18.1 2010 yearly 1975 - 2010
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -308.059 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 28,135.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Jun 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 35.8 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -3.249 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -23,540.367 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 14.3 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 2005 - Aug 2022
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 1,357.152 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 9,254.872 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 14,727.690 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2022
M2 Growth (%) 13.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 5,867.6 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1965 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 7.169 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 4.0 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Gold Reserves (Metric Ton) 1,000.000 2021 yearly 2008 - 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 17,757.761 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - Jun 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 19.3 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2005 - Jun 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 25,837.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 1967 - May 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 24.9 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1968 - Feb 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 8,763.264 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2011 - Jun 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 24.64 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2012 - Mar 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 10.82 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Jun 2022
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (%) -17.0 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 2013 - Aug 2022

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