Ghana Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

2005 - 2020 | Monthly | NA | CEIC Data

Ghana Foreign Exchange Reserves equaled 6.8 Months of Import in Oct 2020, compared with the ratio of 7.4 in the previous month. Ghana Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import data is updated monthly, available from Mar 2005 to Oct 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 8.7 in Feb 2020 and a record low of 2.0 in Feb 2009. CEIC calculates Foreign Exchange Reserves as Months of Import from monthly Foreign Exchange Reserves and monthly Imports. The International Monetary Fund provides Foreign Exchange Reserves in USD. Bank of Ghana provide Imports in USD.

In the latest reports, Ghana Foreign Exchange Reserves was measured at 6.9 USD bn in Mar 2021. Its Money Supply M2 increased 35.1 % YoY in Dec 2020. Ghana Domestic Credit reached 23.5 USD bn in Dec 2020, representing an increased of 48.7 % YoY. The country's Non Performing Loans Ratio stood at 15.3 % in Feb 2021, compared with the ratio of 14.7 % in the previous month.

View Ghana's Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import from Mar 2005 to Oct 2020 in the chart:

Ghana Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

What was Ghana's Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import in Oct 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
6.8 Oct 2020 7.4 Sep 2020 2.0 Feb 2009 8.7 Feb 2020 NA monthly Mar 2005 - Oct 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (NA) 6.2 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Jul 2021
Algeria (NA) 19.6 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Argentina (NA) 6.1 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Sep 2021
Armenia (NA) 7.1 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Aug 2021
Australia (NA) 1.5 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 1971 - Dec 2020
Austria (NA) 0.5 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2021
Azerbaijan (NA) 8.1 Jul 2021 monthly Mar 1994 - Jul 2021
Bahrain (NA) 1.6 2020 yearly 1966 - 2020
Bangladesh (NA) 9.6 Jul 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Jul 2021
Belarus (NA) 1.2 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Aug 2021
Belgium (NA) 0.3 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
Bolivia (NA) 2.7 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Aug 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (NA) 8.7 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Aug 2021
Botswana (NA) 7.2 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2021
Brazil (NA) 16.9 Sep 2021 monthly Nov 2000 - Sep 2021
Brunei (NA) 3.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Apr 2021
Bulgaria (NA) 8.3 Aug 2021 monthly Sep 2003 - Aug 2021
Cambodia (NA) 6.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jun 2013 - Mar 2021
Canada (NA) 1.8 Aug 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Aug 2021
Chile (NA) 6.7 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2021
China (NA) 13.4 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2021
Colombia (NA) 11.8 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1980 - Jul 2021
Croatia (NA) 9.2 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jul 2021
Cyprus (NA) 0.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Aug 2021
Czech Republic (NA) 10.3 Aug 2021 monthly Mar 2000 - Aug 2021
Denmark (NA) 7.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Aug 2021
Ecuador (NA) 1.3 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Aug 2021
Egypt (NA) 5.1 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Aug 2021
Estonia (NA) 1.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Aug 2021
European Union (NA) 1.5 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Jul 2021
Finland (NA) 1.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Aug 2021
France (NA) 1.1 Aug 2021 monthly Feb 2004 - Aug 2021
Georgia (NA) 3.9 Sep 2021 monthly Oct 1995 - Sep 2021
Germany (NA) 0.3 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2021
Ghana (NA) 6.8 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Oct 2020
Greece (NA) 0.6 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Aug 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (NA) 8.4 Aug 2021 monthly Apr 2000 - Aug 2021
Hungary (NA) 3.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Aug 2021
Iceland (NA) 9.7 Sep 2021 monthly Oct 2000 - Sep 2021
India (NA) 12.3 Aug 2021 monthly Apr 1990 - Aug 2021
Indonesia (NA) 8.2 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Sep 2021
Ireland (NA) 0.6 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jul 2021
Israel (NA) 31.3 Sep 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Sep 2021
Italy (NA) 1.0 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Jul 2021
Ivory Coast (NA) 0.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Jun 2021
Japan (NA) 19.7 Aug 2021 monthly Apr 2000 - Aug 2021
Jordan (NA) 6.7 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1972 - Aug 2021
Kazakhstan (NA) 3.4 Jul 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Jul 2021
Kenya (NA) 5.0 Nov 2020 monthly Sep 2005 - Nov 2020
South Korea (NA) 8.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1971 - Sep 2021
Kosovo (NA) 2.1 May 2021 monthly Sep 2007 - May 2021
Kuwait (NA) 20.9 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1973 - Jun 2020
Kyrgyzstan (NA) 4.2 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2021
Laos (NA) 3.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2020
Latvia (NA) 2.3 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jul 2021
Lebanon (NA) 27.6 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Lithuania (NA) 1.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Aug 2021
Luxembourg (NA) 0.1 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Jul 2021
Macau SAR, China (NA) 17.3 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Aug 2021
North Macedonia (NA) 4.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Aug 2021
Malawi (NA) 3.9 May 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2020
Malaysia (NA) 5.5 Dec 2020 monthly Apr 2000 - Dec 2020
Malta (NA) 1.5 Aug 2021 monthly Oct 1994 - Aug 2021
Mauritius (NA) 15.3 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2021
Mexico (NA) 4.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Aug 2021
Moldova (NA) 6.7 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jul 2021
Mongolia (NA) 6.4 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jul 2021
Montenegro (NA) 6.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Aug 2021
Morocco (NA) 6.1 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Aug 2021
Mozambique (NA) 7.6 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Sep 2020
Myanmar (NA) 4.2 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 2010 - Jun 2020
Nepal (NA) 7.1 Sep 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Sep 2021
Netherlands (NA) 0.1 Aug 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Aug 2021
New Zealand (NA) 2,734.7 Aug 2021 monthly Sep 2005 - Aug 2021
Nigeria (NA) 5.5 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2021
Norway (NA) 9.4 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Aug 2021
Oman (NA) 11.5 May 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - May 2021
Pakistan (NA) 2.7 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
Palestinian Territory (NA) 1.1 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Nov 2020
Panama (NA) 8.4 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2021
Paraguay (NA) 7.6 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2021
Peru (NA) 16.8 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Aug 2021
Philippines (NA) 9.4 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1979 - Aug 2021
Poland (NA) 5.4 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Aug 2021
Portugal (NA) 1.0 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Aug 2021
Qatar (NA) 16.7 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Aug 2021
Romania (NA) 5.2 Aug 2021 monthly Apr 2005 - Aug 2021
Russia (NA) 18.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Aug 2021
Saudi Arabia (NA) 38.3 2019 yearly 1957 - 2019
Serbia (NA) 5.6 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Aug 2021
Singapore (NA) 12.4 Aug 2021 monthly Apr 2000 - Aug 2021
Slovakia (NA) 0.8 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Aug 2021
Slovenia (NA) 0.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Aug 2021
South Africa (NA) 5.6 Aug 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - Aug 2021
Spain (NA) 1.7 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1987 - Jul 2021
Sri Lanka (NA) 1.8 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Aug 2021
Sudan (NA) 0.0 Dec 2017 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2017
Sweden (NA) 3.2 Aug 2021 monthly Mar 2000 - Aug 2021
Switzerland (NA) 46.9 Aug 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Aug 2021
Syria (NA) 9.8 Jun 2011 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2011

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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) 78,941.724 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 5,104.971 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 194.656 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) 193,659.988 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 65,505.488 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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