Impact of International Trade on the Economic Growth in Ghana

  • Appiah Emmanuel Danquah College of Economics and Management Nanjing university of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
Keywords: international trade, Ghana, economic growth, FDI, GDP


The aim of this research is to undertake a critical evaluation of the impact of international trade on the economic growth in Ghana. For this purpose, a secondary data based research is conducted in this paper wherein a comprehensive range of empirical research papers of country and trade reports are examined to gather the data. The findings thus obtained
have been analysed with the help of thematic analysis, wherein two key macro-economic indicators associated to international trade, namely Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and exports are analysed in the context of their impact on the economy of Ghana. The findings gathered from the analysis revealed that two important macro-economic indicators for international trade directly influence the GDP of an economy and the overall growth of the country.


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How to Cite
Danquah, A. (2019). Impact of International Trade on the Economic Growth in Ghana. Journal of Research in Business, Economics and Management, 13(4), 2498-2502. Retrieved from