2016 GHEITI MINING SECTOR REPORT
The Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI) engaged Messrs Boas Associates to reconcile the payments made by Mining Companies and receipts by the government of Ghana for 2016.
Compared to the production in 2015, there were increases of 17%, 26% and 30% in the production of gold, bauxite and manganese respectively. Diamond production decreased by 0.28% in 2016 as compared to 2015. Mining and Quarrying is estimated to have recorded a negative GDP growth of 11.2 percent in 2016, worse than the negative 2.2 percent recorded in 2015.