AGOA Status: Ghana is eligible for AGOA this year. It also qualifies for textile and apparel benefits.

Trade Agreements: The U.S. and Ghana signed a Trade & Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) in 1999. The fifth U.S.-Ghanaian TIFA Council Meeting was held in January 2008. Later that year, the United States and Mauritius launched bilateral investment treaty negotiations. That year, the U.S. and Ghana also opened exploratory discussions on the possibility of negotiating a bilateral investment treaty (BIT).

Ghana Trade & Investment Summary

U.S. goods exports to Ghana in 2022 were $975 million, up 1.9 percent ($19 million) from 2021 but down 26 percent from 2012. U.S. goods imports from Ghana totaled $2.8 billion in 2022, up 61.0 percent ($1.0 billion) from 2021, and up 850 percent from 2012.  The U.S. goods trade deficit with Ghana was $1.8 billion in 2022, a 135.0 percent increase ($1.0 billion) over 2021.

U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Ghana (stock) was $1.3 billion in 2022, a 10.1 percent decrease from 2021.

  • No data on Ghana's FDI in the U.S. are available.

NOTE: No services trade data with Ghana are available.