publication . Other literature type . Article . 2009

Exports of Palm Oil from Ghana: A Demand Analysis

Kuwornu, John K.M.; Darko, Francis A.; Osei-Asare, Yaw B.; Egyir, Irene S.; Kuwornu, John K.M.; Darko, Francis A.; Osei-Asare, Yaw B.; Egyir, Irene S.;
English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2009
  • Publisher: Unknown
Abstract
Studies have shown that the economy of Ghana cannot afford to rely solely on cocoa exports. It is imperative to diversify the export base of the Ghanaian economy. In this respect, the palm oil sub-sector of the agricultural sector, which until the early part of the 20th century was the major agricultural export commodity of Ghana, needs to be considered for promotion. Currently the palm oil industry faces the challenge of bleak export potential. This study examines trends in the quantity exported of Ghana's palm oil and quantifies the effects and magnitudes of the determinants of export demand. Empirical analysis of Ghana's palm oil exports from 1987 to 2006 rev...
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free text keywords: Agricultural and Food Policy, International Relations/Trade,, Agricultural and Food Policy, International Relations/Trade
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2009

Exports of Palm Oil from Ghana: A Demand Analysis

Kuwornu, John K.M.; Darko, Francis A.; Osei-Asare, Yaw B.; Egyir, Irene S.; Kuwornu, John K.M.; Darko, Francis A.; Osei-Asare, Yaw B.; Egyir, Irene S.;