U.S. Trade with Ghana in 2021

Export Market Rank
#59 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$155.22 Million
3-Year Average
$132.19 Million
Compound Average Growth
-3.12% (2012-2021)
Total Export Value 2012 - 2021
Export Value by Commodity 2021

Top 10 Exports to Ghana in 2021

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Poultry Meat & Prods. (ex. Eggs) $92.6 Million 74,359 $59.3 Million 47%
Food Preparations $11.59 Million 2,194 $4.23 Million 1097%
Soybean Meal $11.01 Million 24,000 $3.77 Million 3529%
Distilled Spirits $7.85 Million --- $3.7 Million 24176%
Dairy Products $5.62 Million 3,103 $2.92 Million 1103%
Essential Oils $5.25 Million 197 $1.79 Million 24936%
Rice $3.88 Million 6,308 $16.79 Million -94%
Fish and Seafood $2.94 Million 2,318 $3.21 Million 50%
Forest Products $1.94 Million --- $12.38 Million -94%
Fruit & Vegetable Juices $1.52 Million --- $532,438 187%

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Data and Analysis

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.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Ghana: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Ghana’s National Biosafety Authority has eventually given the green light for the environmental release and placement on the market of the pod borer resistant (PBR) or Bt. Cowpea.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Ghana: Ghana Oilseeds Voluntary 2022

Marketing year (MY) 2022/23 palm kernel production is forecast at 62,000 metric tons (MT), down by about nine percent compared to Post’s MY2021/22 projection. This is mainly because of an annual three-month drought period (December-February) that negatively affects FFB yield, and consequently kernel yield.

News and Features

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.
In honor of World Teachers’ Day, USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service is celebrating some of our fellowship recipients who are teaching agricultural education in Ghana and helping shape the minds of tomorrow’s agricultural producers, entrepreneurs, and global leaders.
June 30, 2021
Communications to Congress

Food for Progress Program – 2020 Report to Congress

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