Ghana - Transport services

Transport services (% of service imports, BoP)

Transport services (% of service imports, BoP) in Ghana was 25.95 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 41 years was 60.59 in 1975, while its lowest value was 25.46 in 2015.

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 60.59
1976 58.09
1977 49.71
1978 57.88
1979 50.05
1980 39.74
1981 43.26
1982 40.39
1983 47.43
1984 46.40
1985 54.79
1986 41.04
1987 43.95
1988 45.22
1989 41.14
1990 41.40
1991 44.94
1992 46.91
1993 44.40
1994 45.98
1995 47.01
1996 49.88
1997 49.05
1998 45.70
1999 49.16
2000 46.46
2001 46.50
2002 43.24
2003 35.04
2004 37.15
2005 45.63
2006 48.25
2007 42.79
2008 48.07
2009 30.39
2010 37.80
2011 50.13
2012 45.32
2013 38.57
2014 34.72
2015 25.46
2016 25.95

Transport services (% of service exports, BoP)

Transport services (% of service exports, BoP) in Ghana was 12.78 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 41 years was 79.84 in 1983, while its lowest value was 7.45 in 2015.

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
2015 7.45
2016 12.78

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments