Ghana - Transport services

Transport services (% of service imports, BoP)

Transport services (% of service imports, BoP) in Ghana was 49.14 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 6 years was 49.14 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.

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Year Value
2005 45.63
2006 48.25
2007 42.79
2008 48.07
2009 30.39
2010 37.80
2011 49.14

Transport services (% of service exports, BoP)

Transport services (% of service exports, BoP) in Ghana was 29.62 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 6 years was 29.62 in 2011, 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
2005 13.19
2006 14.71
2007 17.10
2008 13.30
2009 18.24
2010 24.62
2011 29.62

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments