Publication Type: 
EITI Report
Published Date: 
May, 2018

Ghana EITI 2015 Mining Report

The Ghana Extractive Industries’ Transparency Initiative (GHEITI) engaged Messrs Boas & Associates to produce EITI report on mining payments for the period covering Jan-Dec 2015.The country has large-scale mining companies producing gold, diamonds, bauxite, and manganese. There is also significant small-scale and artisanal mining activities in Ghana.In 2015 the Mining industry accounted for 1.2 % of the country's GDP and minerals made up 31% of total exports, of which gold contributed about 96% of the total mineral exports. Gold remains the leading mineral in revenue generation.