Population

28.2 million (2017) 

Official language

English 

Currency

Ghanaian cedi (GH₵) 

Official Statistics Office

Ghana Statistical Service 

Trade Associations

Ghana Book Publishers Association (GBPA)
Ghana Booksellers Association
Ghana Book Development Council (GBDC)
Ghana Library Association 

Annual Book Fairs

Ghana International Book Fair (GIBF) is held over 3 days in August in Accra. 

Translation Programmes

VAT on Books

0% for books and 17.5% on eBooks 

Fixed Book Price System

No

Trade Magazine

Ghana Book News is an industry newsletter from the GBPA. 

Statistics

Ghana Publishing Market Profile (PA, 2002)[link to download/view] 

Useful Articles/Resources

Useful Contacts

British Council
Email: infoghana@gh.britishcouncil.org 
Tel: +233 (0)30 2610090

Department for International Trade
Email: DITAfricaTrade@mobile.trade.gov.uk 
Tel: +233-302213200

Publishers
Directory of Ghanaian Publishers (GBDC)
Directory of Ghanaian Publishers (GBPA)

Booksellers
Directory of Ghanaian Booksellers (GBDC) 

Book Distributors