U.S. Trade with Ghana in 2022

Export Market Rank
#65 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$125.36 Million
3-Year Average
$128.73 Million
Compound Average Growth
-4.05% (2013-2022)
Total Export Value 2013 - 2022
Export Value by Commodity 2022

Top 10 Exports to Ghana in 2022

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Poultry Meat & Prods. (excl. eggs) $60.05 Million 49,269 $59.03 Million -21%
Wheat $25.96 Million 75,607 $15.54 Million 173%
Food Preparations $8.72 Million 2,324 $5.01 Million 1296%
Soybean Meal $6.7 Million 13,789 $4.41 Million 177%
Fish and Seafood $4.19 Million 3,133 $3.43 Million 121%
Dairy Products $2.8 Million 2,032 $3.15 Million 62%
Sugar $2.51 Million 321 $739,893 720%
Essential Oils $2.36 Million 102 $2.03 Million 512%
Other Consumer Oriented $1.96 Million 426 $1.33 Million 270%
Beer $1.74 Million --- $400,819 ---

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Data and Analysis

In a signed letter to the Veterinary Medical Officer of USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), dated January 12, 2023, the Acting Chief Veterinary Officer of the Ghanaian Veterinary Services Directorate of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture acknowledged receipt of the FSIS’ proposed certificate of export for pork and pork products, and confirmed its acceptance.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Ghana: Ghana's Economy Enters a New Era

Ghana has experienced a sudden economic downturn, a product of internal miscalculations and external shocks. Once ranked among the fastest growing economies in the world, Ghana has lost the steam that made it a shining example of a well-managed economy in Sub-Saharan Africa, and now finds itself in economic turmoil.
The Bank of Ghana restricted access to foreign exchange for a select list of imported products, including rice, poultry, vegetable oils, and pasta, among other items, to implement a directive from the President of Ghana.

News and Features

January 4, 2023
Communications to Congress

Food for Progress Program – FY 2021 Report to Congress

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is awarding $1.5 million to Texas A&M University and the University of Missouri to establish school-based programs in Ghana, Guatemala, and Mexico through the International Agricultural Education Fellowship Program.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh administered the oath of office today to 14 USDA employees who will serve American agriculture internationally as members of the Foreign Service.

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