Ghana Direct Investment Abroad

2011 - 2019 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Ghana Direct Investment Abroad

  • Ghana Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 2.8 USD mn in Dec 2019, compared with a growth of 337.7 USD mn in the previous quarter.
  • Ghana Direct Investment Abroad: USD mn data is updated quarterly.
  • It is available from Mar 2011 to Dec 2019 and averaged 2.8 USD mn throughout the period.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 337.7 USD mn in Sep 2019 and a record low of 0.1 USD mn in Jun 2013.

The International Monetary Fund provides quarterly Direct Investment Abroad in USD.


Key information about Ghana Direct Investment Abroad

  • In the latest reports of Ghana, Current Account recorded a deficit of 709.3 USD mn in Sep 2020.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 838.4 USD mn in Dec 2019.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 26.5 USD mn in Dec 2019.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 17.8 USD bn in Dec 2020.

View Ghana's Direct Investment Abroad from Mar 2011 to Dec 2019 in the chart:

Ghana Direct Investment Abroad

What was Ghana's Direct Investment Abroad in Dec 2019?

Ghana Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 2.8 USD mn in Dec 2019, compared with a growth of 337.7 USD mn in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
2.8 Dec 2019 337.7 Sep 2019 0.1 Jun 2013 337.7 Sep 2019 USD mn quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019

Direct Investment Abroad by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) 10.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2004 - Jun 2021
Algeria (USD mn) 15.5 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 344.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1992 - Jun 2021
Armenia (USD mn) 12.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Australia (USD mn) -2,202.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Jun 2021
Austria (USD mn) -2,743.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1970 - Jun 2021
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 76.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Bahrain (USD mn) -205.0 2020 yearly 1975 - 2020
Bangladesh (USD mn) 6.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2020
Belarus (USD mn) 22.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
Belgium (USD mn) 7,136.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Jun 2021
Bolivia (USD mn) 2.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) 9.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2021
Botswana (USD mn) 5.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2021
Brazil (USD mn) 2,895.2 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2021
Brunei (USD mn) 504.0 2018 yearly 1970 - 2018
Bulgaria (USD mn) 54.4 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Sep 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) 15.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
Canada (USD mn) 18,099.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1957 - Jun 2021
Chile (USD mn) 642.6 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2021
China (USD mn) 29,800.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2021
Colombia (USD mn) 1,012.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
Croatia (USD mn) 826.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Cyprus (USD mn) -156.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) 1,248.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Sep 2021
Denmark (USD mn) 3,054.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Sep 2021
Egypt (USD mn) 76.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2021
Estonia (USD mn) 46.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Sep 2021
European Union (USD mn) 1,082.6 Sep 2021 monthly Apr 1999 - Sep 2021
Finland (USD mn) -527.1 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Sep 2021
France (USD mn) 2,938.9 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Sep 2021
Georgia (USD mn) 82.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Germany (USD mn) 30,835.1 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1971 - Sep 2021
Ghana (USD mn) 2.8 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019
Greece (USD mn) 107.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 14,102.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Hungary (USD mn) -229.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1992 - Jun 2021
Iceland (USD mn) 95.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2021
India (USD mn) 5,279.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Indonesia (USD mn) 1,180.6 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Sep 2021
Iran (USD mn) 156.0 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Ireland (USD mn) 11,944.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2021
Israel (USD mn) 2,060.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2021
Italy (USD mn) 6,700.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Sep 2021
Japan (USD mn) 7,213.3 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
Jordan (USD mn) 10.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2021
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 752.2 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1997 - Sep 2021
Kenya (USD mn) 203.9 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
South Korea (USD mn) 4,345.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Sep 2021
Kosovo (USD mn) 36.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) -518.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2021
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) 0.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Latvia (USD mn) 28.2 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) 13.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) 125.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Sep 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) -76,817.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2021
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) 556.7 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
North Macedonia (USD mn) -20.6 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2021
Malawi (USD mn) 18.7 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Malaysia (USD mn) 1,113.1 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2021
Malta (USD mn) -1,455.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Mauritius (USD mn) 927.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2021
Mexico (USD mn) 1,031.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
Moldova (USD mn) -18.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2021
Mongolia (USD mn) 5.9 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2009 - Sep 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) 6.3 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2021
Morocco (USD mn) 62.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2021
Mozambique (USD mn) 47.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Netherlands (USD mn) -2,639.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2021
New Zealand (USD mn) -349.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2021
Nigeria (USD mn) 196.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2021
Norway (USD mn) 2,227.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2021
Oman (USD mn) 535.8 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Pakistan (USD mn) 35.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Sep 2002 - Sep 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) 1.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Panama (USD mn) 106.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Jun 2021
Peru (USD mn) -91.9 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2021
Philippines (USD mn) 373.2 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2021
Poland (USD mn) 1,713.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Sep 2021
Portugal (USD mn) -99.4 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 446.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2021
Romania (USD mn) 191.8 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Sep 2021
Russia (USD mn) 8,501.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2021
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 6,832.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2021
Serbia (USD mn) 14.8 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2013 - Sep 2021
Singapore (USD mn) 11,494.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Slovakia (USD mn) -125.6 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Aug 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) 238.1 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2021
South Africa (USD mn) -211.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1985 - Jun 2021
Spain (USD mn) 4,557.4 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Aug 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 4.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2021
Sudan (USD mn) 0.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Sep 2020
Sweden (USD mn) 3,647.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1982 - Jun 2021
Switzerland (USD mn) -18,718.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Taiwan (USD mn) 2,851.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Sep 2021
Thailand (USD mn) 2,848.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
Turkey (USD mn) 438.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Sep 2021
Ukraine (USD mn) 25.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Sep 2021
United Arab Emirates (USD mn) 18,924.4 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
United Kingdom (USD mn) -15,250.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1987 - Jun 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -6.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2008 - Jun 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -1,074.460 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2008 - Jun 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 458.822 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2008 - Jun 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 9.8 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 76.1 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (GHS bn) 182.783 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (GHS bn) 698.383 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (GHS bn) 117.051 2026 yearly 1982 - 2026
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 5.681 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 392.3 Dec 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,298.2 Dec 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Total Exports Growth (%) -7.6 Dec 2020 monthly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 78,981.621 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 5,111.213 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 221.031 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,164.3 Mar 2021 monthly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) -7.7 Dec 2020 monthly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 188,339.959 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 63,163.099 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 90.887 Oct 2020 monthly Feb 1985 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 76.976 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 1995 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 486.328 Feb 2021 monthly May 1995 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 151.945 Feb 2021 monthly Jun 1986 - Feb 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 2.8 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -709.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 838.4 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 5.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -26.500 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.2 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 18.1 2010 yearly 1975 - 2010
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -26.500 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019
External Debt (USD mn) 24,598.8 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Mar 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 34.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -4.493 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -27,311.841 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 15.3 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2005 - Feb 2021
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 1,269.750 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 10,559.734 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 16,404.248 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2020
M2 Growth (%) 35.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1991 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 6,884.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1965 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 9.927 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 6.8 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Oct 2020
Gold Reserves (Metric Ton) 1,000.000 2020 yearly 2008 - 2020
Total Deposits (USD mn) 17,706.305 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Total Deposits Growth (%) 25.7 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 23,472.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1967 - Dec 2020
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 48.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1968 - Dec 2020
Total Loans (USD mn) 8,292.948 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2011 - Dec 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 5.60 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 2012 - Mar 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 9.93 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2020
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (%) -3.5 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2013 - Feb 2021

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