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Ghana’s crude export value doubled in 2017

ACCRA, October 5, 2018 – Income from Ghana’s crude oil exports last year amounted to USD 3.12 billion, up about 132% since 2016, local media reported on Thursday.

 

The country’s total exports were up about 24% to USD 13.84 billion in 2017, Modern Ghana reported, citing data from the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research.

The news came a day after Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi met with Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo in Accra to discuss increased co-operation in operations, as well as “renewable energy, energy efficiency, forestry and clean cooking initiatives,” the super-major announced on Thursday.

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