Ghana GDP Growth Rate
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Ghana expanded 2.60 percent in the first quarter of 2014 over the previous quarter. GDP Growth Rate in Ghana averaged 2.11 Percent from 2006 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 7.80 Percent in the first quarter of 2011 and a record low of -5.90 Percent in the second quarter of 2010. GDP Growth Rate in Ghana is reported by the Ghana Statistical Service.
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Ghana's has one of the highest GDP per capita in West Africa. The country has a diverse and rich resource base with gold, timber, cocoa, diamond, bauxite, and manganese being the most important source of foreign trade. In 2007, an oilfield which may contain up to 3 billion barrels of light oil was discovered. Yet, in spite of abundance of natural resources, a quarter of the population lives below the poverty line. This page provides - Ghana GDP Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.