Ghana Foreign Direct Investment

2011 - 2021 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Ghana Foreign Direct Investment

  • Ghana Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 524.3 USD mn in Dec 2021, compared with an increase of 997.7 USD mn in the previous quarter.
  • Ghana Foreign Direct Investment: USD mn net flows data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2011 to Dec 2021.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 1.3 USD bn in Sep 2012 and a record low of 346.9 USD mn in Dec 2020.

The International Monetary Fund provides quarterly Foreign Direct Investment in USD based on BPM6.


Related information about Ghana Foreign Direct Investment

  • In the latest reports of Ghana, Current Account recorded a deficit of 690.6 USD mn in Jun 2022.
  • Ghana Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 7.1 USD mn in Dec 2021.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 308.1 USD mn in Dec 2021.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 18.5 USD bn in Jun 2022.

View Ghana's Foreign Direct Investment from Mar 2011 to Dec 2021 in the chart:

Ghana Foreign Direct Investment

What was Ghana's Foreign Direct Investment in Dec 2021?

Ghana Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 524.3 USD mn in Dec 2021, compared with an increase of 997.7 USD mn in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
524.3 Dec 2021 997.7 Sep 2021 346.9 Dec 2020 1,250.0 Sep 2012 USD mn quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021

Foreign Direct Investment by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) 358.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Algeria (USD mn) 90.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
Argentina (USD mn) 4,592.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2022
Armenia (USD mn) 242.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Australia (USD mn) 3,367.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 1959 - Jun 2022
Austria (USD mn) -2,330.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1970 - Jun 2022
Azerbaijan (USD mn) -2,996.9 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2021
Bahrain (USD mn) 1,759.2 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Bangladesh (USD mn) 1,214.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2003 - Jun 2022
Belarus (USD mn) 1,884.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Belgium (USD mn) 5,277.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Jun 2022
Bolivia (USD mn) 126.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) 156.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2022
Botswana (USD mn) 18.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2022
Brazil (USD mn) 5,541.1 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2022
Brunei (USD mn) -315.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (USD mn) 426.9 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Sep 2022
Cambodia (USD mn) 844.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2022
Canada (USD mn) 12,620.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1957 - Sep 2022
Chile (USD mn) 1,684.6 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2022
China (USD mn) 13,000.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2022
Colombia (USD mn) 4,773.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Croatia (USD mn) 906.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Cyprus (USD mn) -789.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Czech Republic (USD mn) -544.0 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Sep 2022
Denmark (USD mn) 1,434.2 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Sep 2022
Ecuador (USD mn) 676.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2022
Egypt (USD mn) 1,588.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2022
Estonia (USD mn) 61.7 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Sep 2022
European Union (USD mn) -46,563.6 Sep 2022 monthly Apr 1999 - Sep 2022
Finland (USD mn) 809.7 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Sep 2022
France (USD mn) 6,349.2 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Sep 2022
Georgia (USD mn) 352.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Jun 2022
Germany (USD mn) 40,300.7 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1971 - Aug 2022
Ghana (USD mn) 524.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Greece (USD mn) 615.5 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 29,303.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Hungary (USD mn) -20,625.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Jun 2022
Iceland (USD mn) 568.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2022
India (USD mn) 16,281.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1990 - Jun 2022
Indonesia (USD mn) 4,873.9 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Sep 2022
Iran (USD mn) 1,224.0 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Ireland (USD mn) -36,137.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Jun 2022
Israel (USD mn) 7,213.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1972 - Jun 2022
Italy (USD mn) 4,342.2 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Aug 2022
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 712.9 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Japan (USD mn) 4,981.0 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2022
Jordan (USD mn) 376.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 2,360.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Jun 2022
Kenya (USD mn) 524.1 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
South Korea (USD mn) 468.8 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Sep 2022
Kosovo (USD mn) 208.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Jun 2022
Kuwait (USD mn) -65.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -18.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Laos (USD mn) 132.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2022
Latvia (USD mn) 158.4 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2022
Lebanon (USD mn) 278.9 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Dec 2021
Lithuania (USD mn) 172.6 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Aug 2022
Luxembourg (USD mn) -20,995.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Jun 2022
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) -1,721.0 2021 yearly 1985 - 2021
North Macedonia (USD mn) 42.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2022
Malawi (USD mn) 46.3 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Malaysia (USD mn) 4,445.3 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
Malta (USD mn) 1,072.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Mauritius (USD mn) 2,120.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Jun 2022
Mexico (USD mn) 6,203.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2022
Moldova (USD mn) 118.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
Mongolia (USD mn) 142.5 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Sep 2022
Montenegro (USD mn) 257.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
Morocco (USD mn) 1,226.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2022
Mozambique (USD mn) 443.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Myanmar (USD mn) 316.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2022
Nepal (USD mn) 16.5 Jul 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Jul 2022
Netherlands (USD mn) 32,599.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2022
New Zealand (USD mn) 3,561.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2022
Nigeria (USD mn) -1,590.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2022
Norway (USD mn) 10,331.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Oman (USD mn) 2,860.9 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Pakistan (USD mn) 94.9 Oct 2022 monthly Jul 1997 - Oct 2022
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) 101.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Panama (USD mn) 716.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Paraguay (USD mn) 172.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Peru (USD mn) 2,062.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2022
Philippines (USD mn) 460.5 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jul 2022
Poland (USD mn) 2,301.0 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2022
Portugal (USD mn) 182.8 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Aug 2022
Qatar (USD mn) 223.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2022
Romania (USD mn) 1,318.5 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Sep 2022
Russia (USD mn) -17,074.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 2,094.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2022
Serbia (USD mn) 332.3 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - Sep 2022
Singapore (USD mn) 25,249.4 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2022
Slovakia (USD mn) 178.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Jul 2022
Slovenia (USD mn) 140.5 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2022
South Africa (USD mn) 1,682.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1985 - Jun 2022
Spain (USD mn) 4,020.4 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jul 2022
Sri Lanka (USD mn) 219.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Jun 2022
Sudan (USD mn) 168.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Dec 1996 - Sep 2022
Sweden (USD mn) 17,564.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1975 - Jun 2022
Switzerland (USD mn) 12,186.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - 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) -764.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.0 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 (%) 14.0 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 2005 - Oct 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 (%) -24.0 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 2013 - Oct 2022

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