Ghana Industry

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Chapter | Mining from The Report: Ghana 2019

Ghana is one of the world’s top-10 gold producers and the second largest in Africa. A wave of investments in recent years has boosted production and improved cost efficiency in gold and manganese mining, while the government has acted firmly to improve industry regulation, tackle long-term issues such as illegal activity and environmental damage, and strengthen assaying capacity. Ghana boasts...

Chapter | Energy & Utilities from The Report: Ghana 2019

The discovery of large offshore oil reserves has had a significant impact on the national balance sheet, with shipments of crude oil representing the second-largest export category in 2017 after gold. Ghana is a relative newcomer to the global hydrocarbons industry, and with proven oil reserves of around 660m barrels and an output of about 126,000 barrels per day, it is a small producer by...

Ghana continues to be one of the most stable countries in sub-Saharan Africa and has developed substantially over the years. Now one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies, the country is starting to move away from traditional resource dependency. However, it faces the challenge of ensuring the widest benefit from that expansion, given its growing and increasingly urbanised population.

Ghana is exploring new investments to increase its returns on agricultural output, with the development of value-added projects aimed at expanding agro-processing capacity.

Ghana’s mining industry could see investment levels rise on the back of government efforts to improve the business environment and announcements that key gold mines are preparing to reopen or expand operations.

 

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