THIS REPORT CONTAINS ASSESSMENTS OF COMMODITY AND TRADE ISSUES MADE BY USDA STAFF AND NOT NECESSARILY STATEMENTS OF OFFICIAL U.S. GOVERNMENT POLICY
Date: 2/22/2010 GAIN Report Number: GH1002
2010 Exporter Guide Annual
Report Categories: Exporter Guide
Approved By: Ali A. Abdi Prepared By: Elmasoeur Ashitey and Levin Flake
The Ghanaian market continues to offer many opportunities for U.S. exporters of consumer-ready food products and remains a key access point for entry into the West Africa region market. Demand for these products is expanding rapidly in Ghana, while the U.S. share has remained relatively low at only 5 percent. Ghana's total food and agricultural imports in 2008 remained at $1 billion. This report presents background information and tips for exporters interested in entering this market.