Ghana - Transport services

Transport services (% of service imports, BoP)

Transport services (% of service imports, BoP) in Ghana was 38.80 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 8 years was 50.13 in 2011, while its lowest value was 30.39 in 2009.

Definition: Transport covers all transport services (sea, air, land, internal waterway, pipeline, space and electricity transmission) performed by residents of one economy for those of another and involving the carriage of passengers, the movement of goods (freight), rental of carriers with crew, and related support and auxiliary services. Also included are postal and courier services. Excluded are freight insurance (included in insurance services); goods procured in ports by nonresident carriers (included in goods); maintenance and repairs on transport equipment (included in maintenance and repair services n.i.e.); and repairs of railway facilities, harbors, and airfield facilities (included in construction).

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.

See also:

Year Value
2005 45.63
2006 48.25
2007 42.79
2008 48.07
2009 30.39
2010 37.80
2011 50.13
2012 45.29
2013 38.80

Transport services (% of service exports, BoP)

Transport services (% of service exports, BoP) in Ghana was 30.13 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 39 years was 79.84 in 1983, while its lowest value was 13.19 in 2005.

Definition: Transport covers all transport services (sea, air, land, internal waterway, pipeline, space and electricity transmission) performed by residents of one economy for those of another and involving the carriage of passengers, the movement of goods (freight), rental of carriers with crew, and related support and auxiliary services. Also included are postal and courier services. Excluded are freight insurance (included in insurance services); goods procured in ports by nonresident carriers (included in goods); maintenance and repairs on transport equipment (included in maintenance and repair services n.i.e.); and repairs of railway facilities, harbors, and airfield facilities (included in construction).

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.

See also:

Year Value
1975 63.54
1976 61.33
1977 56.66
1978 62.91
1979 37.12
1980 33.57
1981 24.30
1982 34.16
1983 79.84
1984 73.29
1985 70.26
1986 53.62
1987 40.15
1988 44.46
1989 44.75
1990 44.91
1991 48.05
1992 37.56
1993 54.39
1994 54.10
1995 54.14
1996 53.15
1997 52.73
1998 20.61
1999 20.27
2000 19.50
2001 19.48
2002 20.66
2003 19.72
2004 19.48
2005 13.19
2006 14.71
2007 17.10
2008 13.30
2009 18.24
2010 24.62
2011 27.24
2012 28.53
2013 28.38
2014 30.13

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments