Ghana Total Imports Growth

2006 - 2023 | Monthly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Ghana Total Imports Growth

  • Ghana Total Imports grew 5.0 % YoY in Dec 2023, compared with an increase of 43.2 % YoY in the previous month
  • Ghana Total Imports Growth data is updated monthly, available from Mar 2006 to Dec 2023, with an averaged rate of 2.8 %
  • The data reached an all-time high of 101.0 % in Sep 2006 and a record low of -29.5 % in Jul 2020

CEIC calculates Total Imports Growth from monthly Total Imports. The Bank of Ghana provides Total Imports, FOB, in USD.


Further information about Ghana Total Imports Growth

  • In the latest reports, Ghana Total Imports recorded 1.2 USD bn in Dec 2023
  • Total Exports reached 1.7 USD bn in Dec 2023, which registered an increase of 6.3 % year on year
  • Ghana Trade Balance recorded a surplus of 539.1 USD mn in Dec 2023

View Ghana's Total Imports Growth from Mar 2006 to Dec 2023 in the chart:

Ghana Total Imports Growth

What was Ghana's Total Imports Growth in Dec 2023?

Ghana Total Imports grew 5.0 % YoY in Dec 2023, compared with an increase of 43.2 % YoY in the previous month See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
5.0 Dec 2023 43.2 Nov 2023 -29.5 Jul 2020 101.0 Sep 2006 % monthly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023

Total Imports Growth by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 0.6 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2024
Algeria (%) -15.4 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Dec 2020
Argentina (%) -29.1 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1992 - Apr 2024
Armenia (%) 56.2 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2024
Australia (%) 12.3 Mar 2024 monthly Jul 1972 - Mar 2024
Austria (%) -10.2 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1954 - Feb 2024
Azerbaijan (%) 38.2 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2024
Bahrain (%) 6.3 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2019 - Dec 2023
Bangladesh (%) 3.4 Mar 2024 monthly Jul 1987 - Mar 2024
Belarus (%) 3.1 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2024
Belgium (%) -14.1 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - Feb 2024
Bolivia (%) -11.6 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2024
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 10.1 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2024
Botswana (%) -3.6 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2024
Brazil (%) 14.3 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1960 - Apr 2024
Brunei (%) 76.6 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2011 - Mar 2024
Bulgaria (%) -2.1 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2024
Cambodia (%) 8.7 Mar 2024 quarterly Sep 2014 - Mar 2024
Canada (%) 3.0 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1989 - Mar 2024
Chile (%) 1.6 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2024
China (%) 20.8 Oct 2021 monthly May 2009 - Oct 2021
Colombia (%) -18.8 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2024
Croatia (%) 3.5 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1998 - Feb 2024
Cyprus (%) -20.1 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2024
Czech Republic (%) -1.0 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1997 - Jan 2024
Denmark (%) 12.8 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2024
Ecuador (%) -9.2 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1958 - Mar 2024
Egypt (%) -16.3 Mar 2024 monthly Jul 1995 - Mar 2024
Estonia (%) -14.8 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2024
European Union (%) -6.0 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2024
Finland (%) 5.6 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Feb 2024
France (%) -2.7 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2024
Georgia (%) 11.3 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2024
Germany (%) -2.7 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1951 - Mar 2024
Ghana (%) 5.0 Dec 2023 monthly Mar 2006 - Dec 2023
Greece (%) 19.8 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2024
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 3.7 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1953 - Apr 2024
Hungary (%) -17.1 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2024
Iceland (%) -7.1 May 2024 monthly Jan 1989 - May 2024
India (%) 12.1 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1958 - Apr 2024
Indonesia (%) 4.6 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2009 - Apr 2024
Iran (%) 13.8 2023 yearly 1980 - 2023
Ireland (%) 3.0 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1971 - Mar 2024
Israel (%) -6.2 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1981 - Apr 2024
Italy (%) -11.2 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1992 - Mar 2024
Ivory Coast (%) 26.6 Jul 2023 monthly Jan 2012 - Jul 2023
Japan (%) 1.5 Apr 2024 monthly Apr 1996 - Apr 2024
Jordan (%) 3.0 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1973 - Mar 2024
Kazakhstan (%) -15.8 Mar 2024 monthly Sep 1996 - Mar 2024
Kenya (%) 25.3 Jan 2024 monthly Aug 1999 - Jan 2024
South Korea (%) -2.0 May 2024 monthly Jan 1967 - May 2024
Kosovo (%) 11.7 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2024
Kuwait (%) 9.7 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - Feb 2024
Kyrgyzstan (%) 38.0 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2024
Laos (%) 10.5 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2023
Latvia (%) -17.0 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2024
Lebanon (%) 493.5 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1994 - Dec 2023
Lithuania (%) -11.2 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2024
Luxembourg (%) -10.8 Apr 2023 monthly Jan 1989 - Apr 2023
Macau SAR, China (%) 4.3 May 2023 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2023
North Macedonia (%) 1.3 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2024
Malawi (%) 66.9 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2024
Malaysia (%) 16.5 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1991 - Apr 2024
Malta (%) 17.4 Mar 2024 monthly Oct 1995 - Mar 2024
Mauritius (%) 9.0 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2007 - Mar 2024
Mexico (%) 1.8 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2024
Moldova (%) -5.1 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - Mar 2024
Mongolia (%) 40.4 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2024
Montenegro (%) 29.9 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2024
Morocco (%) 19.8 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2024
Mozambique (%) -9.6 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2012 - Mar 2024
Myanmar (%) 38.4 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 2011 - Jul 2022
Nepal (%) -4.2 Apr 2024 monthly Aug 2004 - Apr 2024
Netherlands (%) -10.4 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2024
New Zealand (%) -0.7 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1961 - Apr 2024
Nigeria (%) 108.9 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2023
Norway (%) 19.8 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1977 - Apr 2024
Oman (%) 0.7 Mar 2023 monthly Jan 1976 - Mar 2023
Pakistan (%) 10.5 May 2024 monthly Dec 1988 - May 2024
Palestinian Territory (%) -29.0 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2012 - Mar 2024
Panama (%) -15.3 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2024
Paraguay (%) 35.7 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1995 - Apr 2024
Peru (%) -5.7 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1986 - Mar 2024
Philippines (%) -20.0 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1980 - Mar 2024
Poland (%) -17.3 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2024
Portugal (%) -15.5 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2024
Qatar (%) 13.2 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2024
Romania (%) -6.7 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2024
Russia (%) -4.8 Jan 2023 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2023
Saudi Arabia (%) 1.0 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - Mar 2024
Serbia (%) 13.6 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2024
Singapore (%) 12.5 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1965 - Apr 2024
Slovakia (%) -16.3 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2024
Slovenia (%) 33.8 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2024
South Africa (%) -0.6 Apr 2024 monthly Oct 2005 - Apr 2024
Spain (%) -14.2 Mar 2024 monthly Apr 1975 - Mar 2024
Sri Lanka (%) 0.3 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1983 - Apr 2024
Sudan (%) -12.3 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2022
Sweden (%) 6.1 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1976 - Apr 2024
Switzerland (%) -17.9 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1989 - Mar 2024

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Ghana Key Series

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Includes 125 key indicators for Ghana, curated by CEIC analysts. Instant access to full history data in excel.
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 (%) 0.2 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2006 - Sep 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: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Liabilit... (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
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 25.7 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 2005 - Apr 2024
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 1,243.949 Jun 2023 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 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 (%) 3.309 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2006 - Sep 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) 17,333.0 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1967 - Apr 2024
Domestic Credit Growth (%) -11.6 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 (%) 9.23 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 2013 - Sep 2023
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (%) 15.6 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 2013 - Apr 2024

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