Ghana Imports, Exports & Business Investments
The capital city of Ghana is Accra and other major towns and cities include Kumasi, Tamale, Tema, Ashiaman, Agona Swedru, Teshie, Cape Coast, Obuasi, Takoradi, Sekondi, Dome, Lashibi, Koforidua and Oduponkpehe
Major Imports, Exports, Industries & Business Opportunities in Ghana
The Ghana economy is based on agriculture and industry. Corn, rice, taros, yams, cassava, plantains, sorghum, millet, cattle, coffee, fruits, palm oil and kernel, rubber, copra, cotton, kola nuts, and limes, are farmed in Ghana for sale in the domestic market and for export to countries abroad. Ghana is the world’s leading cocoa producer.
Major industries in Ghana include: cement, paper, chemicals, textiles, vehicle, aluminum, petroleum, and food processing complexes. Ghana’s dams also supply electricity to Togo, and the Republic of Benin; whilst Ghana imports crude oil from Lybia and Nigeria for its petroleum refineries.
Other mineral deposits in Ghana include: diamonds, and bauxite; gold and diamond mining complete an impressive array of industries in the country. Gold is the principal export earner for Ghana, closely followed by cocoa.
Ghana import export – Ghana business investments and export opportunities include solar, renewable energy, fashion, lifestyle, FMCG, internet, mobile, ICT, IT, heavy machinery, building, construction and civil engineering materials and equipment
Main Travel, Holiday & Tourism Investment Opportunities in Ghana
Under British colonial rule, Ghana was called The Gold Coast, because of its immense gold deposits. It was named Ghana at independence in 1957, when it also became the first British African colony to gain independence. Ghana is bordered by the Gulf of Guinea to the south, also bordering Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) and Togo, and Burkina Faso to the north.
The total landmass of Ghana is about 238,500 square kilometres. Ghana contains plateaux, mountains, rivers, plains, and dams; with the Volta basin plateau rising like a saucer to a height of over 600 metres, and Mount Afadjato rising to over 880 metres at its peak. The dams supply electricity to the country.
Ghana has tropical climate, with an average temperature of 800F or 270C. The terrain is punctuated by dense tropical rain forests, savannah grassland, and scrub farming land. The forests contain valuable trees, which include: camwood, ebony, silk cotton, and mahogany, and wildlife
Starting, Setting Up Or Developing A Business in Ghana?
We advise international businesses, companies and corporations on the procedures and processes for the profitable shipping, export, import, marketing, sales and distribution of products and goods through the tax and duty free trade zones in Ghana, West Africa.
We offer consultancy services on every aspect of importing, exporting and distributing into the Ghana market, including supplier selection, sourcing trading partners, contract negotiation, favourable shipping terms, carrier and route selection, licensing, customs clearance, warehousing, sales and distribution, as well as any other area of concern for your company
Please contact us for a no obligation discussion regarding business and investment opportunities in Ghana, West Africa.