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: The Ghanaian economy will enjoy strong economic growth over the long term, propelled by the nascent Oil & Gas sector. Ghana's abundant natural resources, fast long-term growth...

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Ghana Industry Coverage (12)

Agribusiness

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BMI View: We continue to expect only minor production growth in Ghana's cocoa secto r in the short term owing to harvest delays on the back of dry weather , and there are considerable...

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Autos

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With Ghanaian auto sales for the first 11 months of 2013 coming in at 8,712 units, down 12.7% year-on-year (y-o-y), we have downgraded our 2013 sales growth forecast. We now forecast sales to fall 0....

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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 maintain our view that Ghana will be a regional and global outperformer over the coming years thanks to swift expansion in several industries retail. We forecast real GDP growth of 6...

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Information Technology

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BMI View: The e-commerce sector in Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria is witnessing strong growth as retailers and businesses in other consumer-centric industries take advantage of increasing internet...

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Infrastructure

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BMI View: Ghana's infrastructure will benefit from significant investment over the next five years as the government makes a concerted effort to address transport, housing and utility shortages...

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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: West Africa's mining sector is set to grow rapidly as investment pours into the region's phenomenal mineral wealth. Much of this growth will be focused on iron ore and gold as the region...

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Mining

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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 favourable business...

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Oil & Gas

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BMI View: Ghana is hop ing to capitalise on its Tullow- led foray into offshore production and repeat the short turnaround of three years from discovery to production that characterised Jubilee...

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Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

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BMI View: Although our USD headline forecasts for Ghana in Q2014 have been revised lower, this is largely due to currency fluctuations. We remain positive towards Ghana's healthcare and...

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Telecommunications

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BMI View: Ghana's mobile market recorded significantly slower growth in FY13 compared to the two previous years, a sign of increasing market saturation and fewer new subscriber acquisition...

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