GENERAL & MARKET INFORMATION: With a population of 26.7 million, Ghana is one of the world's largest gold and diamond producers, and is also known to be one of the largest producers of cocoa in the world as of 2015. Ghana's growing economic prosperity and democratic political system has made it a regional power in West Africa. It is also known to be the Gateway to West Africa as it re-exports to many land locked countries is the region like Burkina Faso, Mali, Nigeria etc.

GATEWAY TO THE 250 MILLION WEST AFRICAN MARKETS: Ghana is an average natural resource enriched country possessing industrial minerals, hydrocarbons and precious metals. It is an emerging designated digital economy with mixed economy hybridisation and an emerging market. Ghana’s real gross domestic product (GDP) growth is projected to rebound to 5.2% in 2016 from 3.4% in 2015 reflecting the positive impact. The country’s medium-term growth prospect is strong with 8.2% in 2017 and moderating to 7.5% in 2019 under the assumption that fiscal adjustment remains on track with the support of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other development partners.