Ghana Direct Investment Abroad

2011 - 2022 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Ghana Direct Investment Abroad

  • Ghana Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 2.7 USD mn in Dec 2022, compared with a growth of 7.7 USD mn in the previous quarter.
  • Ghana Direct Investment Abroad: USD mn data is updated quarterly.
  • It is available from Mar 2011 to Dec 2022 and averaged 3.9 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 0.0 USD mn in Dec 2020.

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 surplus of 217.8 USD mn in Dec 2023.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 324.8 USD mn in Dec 2022.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 308.1 USD mn in Dec 2021.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 19.3 USD bn in Sep 2023.

View Ghana's Direct Investment Abroad from Mar 2011 to Dec 2022 in the chart:

Ghana Direct Investment Abroad

What was Ghana's Direct Investment Abroad in Dec 2022?

Ghana Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 2.7 USD mn in Dec 2022, compared with a growth of 7.7 USD mn in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
2.7 Dec 2022 7.7 Sep 2022 0.0 Dec 2020 337.7 Sep 2019 USD mn quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2022

Direct Investment Abroad by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) 60.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Jun 2004 - Dec 2023
Algeria (USD mn) 83.6 2023 yearly 1970 - 2023
Argentina (USD mn) 624.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2023
Armenia (USD mn) 23.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2023
Australia (USD mn) 7,017.2 Mar 2024 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2024
Austria (USD mn) 3,179.2 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1970 - Dec 2023
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 120.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2023
Bahrain (USD mn) 1,112.8 2023 yearly 1975 - 2023
Bangladesh (USD mn) 0.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Sep 1997 - Dec 2023
Belarus (USD mn) 6.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2023
Belgium (USD mn) 5,133.8 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2023
Bolivia (USD mn) 139.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2023
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) 23.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2023
Botswana (USD mn) 2.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2023
Brazil (USD mn) 1,198.2 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1995 - Apr 2024
Brunei (USD mn) 504.0 2018 yearly 1970 - 2018
Bulgaria (USD mn) 37.4 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2024
Cambodia (USD mn) 53.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2023
Canada (USD mn) 22,087.5 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1957 - Mar 2024
Chile (USD mn) 631.6 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2024
China (USD mn) 38,200.0 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2024
Colombia (USD mn) 1,087.1 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2024
Croatia (USD mn) -498.9 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2022
Cyprus (USD mn) 953.9 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2023
Czech Republic (USD mn) 1,488.3 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2024
Denmark (USD mn) 1,732.9 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2024
Egypt (USD mn) 113.8 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2023
Estonia (USD mn) -220.9 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2024
European Union (USD mn) 32,351.6 Mar 2024 monthly Apr 1999 - Mar 2024
Finland (USD mn) 238.1 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - Mar 2024
France (USD mn) 2,064.4 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2024
Georgia (USD mn) 152.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2023
Germany (USD mn) 17,547.6 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1971 - Mar 2024
Ghana (USD mn) 2.7 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2022
Greece (USD mn) 172.6 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2024
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 27,290.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2023
Hungary (USD mn) -93,799.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Sep 1992 - Dec 2023
Iceland (USD mn) 154.4 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2024
India (USD mn) 4,205.8 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2023
Indonesia (USD mn) 1,833.0 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2024
Iran (USD mn) 156.0 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Ireland (USD mn) 16,253.6 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2024
Israel (USD mn) 3,180.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1980 - Dec 2023
Italy (USD mn) 1,029.2 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1988 - Mar 2024
Japan (USD mn) 12,818.6 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2024
Jordan (USD mn) 16.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2023
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 920.9 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2024
Kenya (USD mn) 49.2 2022 yearly 2009 - 2022
South Korea (USD mn) 3,933.7 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1980 - Apr 2024
Kosovo (USD mn) 43.1 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2024
Kuwait (USD mn) 636.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2023
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -5.3 Mar 2023 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2023
Latvia (USD mn) -609.8 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2024
Lebanon (USD mn) 15.3 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2023
Lithuania (USD mn) 49.9 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2024
Luxembourg (USD mn) -155,563.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2023
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) 814.9 2022 yearly 2002 - 2022
North Macedonia (USD mn) 76.4 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2024
Malawi (USD mn) -122.4 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Malaysia (USD mn) 5,513.9 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2024
Malta (USD mn) 21,495.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2023
Mauritius (USD mn) 2,032.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2023
Mexico (USD mn) 481.5 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2024
Moldova (USD mn) -3.4 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2023
Mongolia (USD mn) 2.5 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2009 - Apr 2024
Montenegro (USD mn) 21.9 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2024
Morocco (USD mn) 130.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2023
Mozambique (USD mn) -123.8 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2024
Netherlands (USD mn) -341,203.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Jun 2003 - Dec 2023
New Zealand (USD mn) -49.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2023
Nigeria (USD mn) 44.0 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2023
Norway (USD mn) -1,670.8 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2024
Oman (USD mn) 944.1 2022 yearly 2001 - 2022
Pakistan (USD mn) 75.0 Mar 2024 quarterly Sep 2002 - Mar 2024
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) 0.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2023
Panama (USD mn) 150.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2023
Paraguay (USD mn) 157.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Peru (USD mn) 61.7 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2024
Philippines (USD mn) 638.5 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2005 - Dec 2023
Poland (USD mn) 410.0 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2024
Portugal (USD mn) 1,142.0 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2024
Qatar (USD mn) -664.8 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2023
Romania (USD mn) 112.0 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2024
Russia (USD mn) 1,253.2 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2023
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 1,572.9 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
Serbia (USD mn) 90.1 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2013 - Mar 2024
Singapore (USD mn) 15,458.8 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2024
Slovakia (USD mn) 394.7 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2008 - Mar 2024
Slovenia (USD mn) 329.6 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2024
South Africa (USD mn) -726.9 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2023
Spain (USD mn) -1,004.4 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2024
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 8.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2023
Sudan (USD mn) 0.0 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2022
Sweden (USD mn) 3,308.0 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1982 - Mar 2024
Switzerland (USD mn) 18,195.6 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1985 - Dec 2023
Taiwan (USD mn) 3,572.0 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2024
Thailand (USD mn) 1,549.2 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2023
Turkey (USD mn) 422.0 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1992 - Apr 2024
Ukraine (USD mn) 0.0 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2010 - Apr 2024
United Arab Emirates (USD mn) 22,545.9 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.6 Jun 2023 quarterly Dec 2008 - Jun 2023
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 239.230 Jun 2023 monthly Jan 2008 - Jun 2023
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 1,009.808 Jun 2023 monthly Jan 2008 - Jun 2023
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 13.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 70.7 2022 yearly 2006 - 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (GHS bn) 422.653 2029 yearly 1980 - 2029
Forecast: Government Net Debt (GHS bn) 1,247.210 2028 yearly 1990 - 2028
Forecast: Government Revenue (GHS bn) 355.914 2029 yearly 1982 - 2029
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 4.394 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Trade Balance (USD mn) 539.1 Dec 2023 monthly Mar 2005 - Dec 2023
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,693.2 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2010 - Dec 2023
Total Exports Growth (%) 6.3 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2011 - Dec 2023
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 124,996.968 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 7,139.214 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,273.109 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,154.2 Dec 2023 monthly Mar 2005 - Dec 2023
Total Imports Growth (%) 5.0 Dec 2023 monthly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 204,070.187 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 67,696.289 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 81.588 Feb 2024 monthly Feb 1985 - Feb 2024
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 81.897 Feb 2024 monthly Jun 1995 - Feb 2024
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 128.115 Feb 2024 monthly May 1995 - Feb 2024
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 255.639 Feb 2024 monthly Jun 1986 - Feb 2024
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 2.7 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 217.8 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2023
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 1.1 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 324.8 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.0 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -308.059 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -1.2 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 0.0 2022 yearly 1975 - 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -189.016 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 29,185.2 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Nov 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 39.0 2022 yearly 1999 - 2022
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -2.914 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -23,095.226 2022 yearly 2006 - 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2022 - Dec 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Assets (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2022 - Dec 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Assets (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2022 - Dec 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Liabilit... (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2022 quarterly Mar 2022 - Dec 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 25.7 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 2005 - Apr 2024
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 1,333.954 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2023
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 10,251.243 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2023
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 15,608.260 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2023
M2 Growth (%) 37.2 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1991 - Dec 2023
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 3,368.9 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1965 - Jan 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 3.820 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2023
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 2.5 Dec 2023 monthly Mar 2005 - Dec 2023
Gold Reserves (Metric Ton) 1,000.000 2023 yearly 2008 - 2023
Total Deposits (USD mn) 17,864.204 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2024
Total Deposits Growth (%) 26.0 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2024
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 18,587.4 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1967 - Apr 2024
Domestic Credit Growth (%) -5.2 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1968 - Apr 2024
Total Loans (USD mn) 6,482.295 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2023
Total Loans Growth (%) 10.01 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2023
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 8.65 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2024
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (%) 15.6 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 2013 - Apr 2024

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