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Ghana has traditionally been a rich country in minerals, with the industry dominated by gold, diamond, bauxite and manganese. Ghana is the world’s 10th gold producer, and Africa’s 2nd after South Africa. From 2000 – 2005 gold made up 33% of the country’s total goods exports.

In 2007, significant oil reserves were discovered offshore. Commercial extraction of the Jubilee field, as it is now known, began in December 2010.

EITI status: Compliant
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EITI, IMF, Revenue Watch Institute

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Coalition members

ABANTU for Development
Forest Watch - Ghana
Friends of the Nation (FoN)
Integrated Social Development Centre
League of Environmental Journalists
The National Catholic Secretariat
Trades Union Congress of Ghana

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