Downturn in Ghana’s wood products export to regional markets

In the first quarter of 2016, top export destinations for Ghana’s wood products were China, India, Vietnam, Germany and Italy, which accounted for just over 68,20,000  worth €38,7 million or 74% and 77% of the first quarter’s total volume and value exports.

In terms of volume, China accounted for 33% while India imported 32%. Despite the significant expansion of export to Asian markets, trade to regional markets has weakened.

Source: ITTO