Ghana

In-depth country-focused analysis on Ghana's economic, political and operational risk environment, complemented by detailed sector insight

Our comprehensive assessment of Ghana's operating environment and the outlook for its leading sectors are formed by bringing together a wealth of data on global markets that affect Ghana, as well as the latest industry developments that could impact Ghana's industries. This unique integrated approach has given us an impeccable track-record for predicting important shifts in the markets, ensuring you’re aware of the latest market opportunities and risks in Ghana before your competitors.

Ghana Country Risk

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Core Views: Economic growth in Ghana will be buoyant over 2015-2018 thanks to improving power supplies, rising oil production and strong investment inflows - the latter encouraged by IMF policy...

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Ghana Industry Coverage (13)

Agribusiness

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BMI View: The storm clouds which were gathering over the Ghanaian cocoa sector have been at least temporarily lifted by the news that the regulator COCOBOD   will continue to offer support to...

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Autos

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We forecast passenger car sales to grow at an average of 6.4% per annum over the 2015-2018 period, to hit 52,370 units by 2018. This forecast is based on data from the Ghana National Road Safety...

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Commercial Banking

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Commercial Banking Sector Indicators  Date Total assets Client loans Bond portfolio Other Liabilities and capital Capital Client deposits Other...

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Food & Drink

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BMI View:   We have revised downward our forecast for real GDP growth in Ghana in 2014, to 4 . 7 % from 5 . 1 % previously.   Our analyst in Accra reports that consumer spending is slowing...

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Information Technology

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BMI View: Indigenous African IT firms are expanding rapidly to take advantage of growth opportunities the region's budding IT market. This is a positive development for the IT market in Africa...

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Infrastructure

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BMI View:   We have downgraded our construction sector growth outlook for Ghana to just 4.5% in 2014, owing to the current macroeconomic crisis. With the government focusing spending on debt...

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Insurance

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BMI View: Ghana ' s insurance sector is underdeveloped by a number of metrics, and will be so at the end of the forecast period. Virtually all the insurers are small except by local standards....

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Medical Devices

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Espicom Industry View : Ghana represents a comparatively small medical device market of just under US$100mn, similar in size to Kenya and Oman. Per capita spending is low at US$3.6 indicating...

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Mining

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BMI View: We expect West Africa's mining sector to undergo rapid growth as companies are attracted to the region's sizeable mineral deposits. Iron ore will be the centre of this transformation as...

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Mining

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BMI View: Ghana is set to remain Africa's second-largest gold producer, after South Africa, as investment continues to flow into the mineral-rich country. The country boasts one of the most...

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Oil & Gas

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BMI View: We hold to our bullish outlook on the Ghanaian oil and gas sector and see an attractive business environment, supportive central government and substantial underexplored acreage...

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Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

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BMI View: Continuing depreciation in the Ghanaian currency has led us to revise our headline forecasts in USD for the pharmaceutical sector downwards. In the long-term however we remain positive...

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Telecommunications

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BMI View: The launch of commercial 4G LTE services will drive growth in Ghana's underserved broadband market. It will also increase the pressure on the incumbent fixed line service provider...

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