Understanding Ghana’s rebased GDP

PUBLISHED: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:09:28 GMT

After a rebasing exercise that changed the base year from 2006 to 2013, Ghana’s GDP expanded by 25 per cent to $52 billion dollars, making the West African country the 6th largest economy in sub-Saharan Africa. John Ashbourne, Africa Economist at Capital Economics joins CNBC Africa to analyse the underlying factors in Ghana’s economy.