The establishment of the Bank is expected to improve the country’s export competitiveness, foreign exchange earnings and balance of trade.
The Ghana EXIM Bank’s 5 year strategic objectives 2017 - 2022 are the following:
1. Increase Non-Traditional Export from its average annual revenue figure from USD 2.4bn to USD 5bn by
2.Develop crops such as avocado, sweet potatoes and coconut into major Non-Traditional export products a
3.As agent of Government (Act 911, Function 25), be a key finance partner for effective implementation its
Industrialization agenda and special Initiatives such as One District One Factory (1D1F).
4. Finance and develop strategic import substitute products; eg. Poultry and rice. The Bank expects to support
the reduction of Ghana’s import bill by a minimum of USD300 million by 2022.
5.Increase the capacity of the Ghanaian exporter through effective collaboration with key strategic partners
such as the Ghana Export Promotion Authority, the Food and Drugs Authority and the Ghana Standards
6.Make Ghana an export pillar regionally and globally by providing financing support to complement the
efforts of exporters.
7.Develop human capital with the capacity to support the transformation of Ghana into an export led
economy by 2022.