Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1972 (current US$)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 1972, the top 3 African countries with high net exports of goods and services in current US$ (i.e. total exports of goods and services in current US$ minus total imports of goods and services in current US$) are: South Africa (525.54M US$), Ghana (116.31M US$), and Ivory Coast (83.32M US$).

Conversely, in 1972, the top 3 African countries with high net imports of goods and services in current US$ (i.e. total imports of goods and services in current US$ minus total exports of goods and services in current US$ ) are: Egypt (433.82M US$), Algeria (357.10M US$), and Senegal (123.16M US$).

The World Bank defines exports of goods and services as "the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world" , and defines imports of goods and services as "the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world".

Interact with the charts and table below to see the details of the imports and exports of goods and services made by African countries in 1972.

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 1972 (% GDP).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1972 (current US$)
Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1972 (current US$)
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Table of Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1972 (current US$)
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Country Imports (US$) Exports (US$)
Algeria 1,740,877,134 1,383,774,132
Benin 109,969,562 59,023,791
Botswana 99,572,981 61,464,803
Burkina Faso 123,177,212 37,028,539
Burundi 37,205,714 28,961,143
Cameroon 390,830,283 305,521,604
Republic of Congo 212,675,136 116,257,096
Ivory Coast 536,449,175 619,773,363
Central African Republic 77,877,595 57,429,311
Chad 113,479,622 85,268,097
Egypt 1,615,822,130 1,182,006,205
Eswatini 85,989,333 98,347,860
Gabon 311,076,213 314,647,528
Gambia 24,111,727 19,980,663
Ghana 321,158,572 437,465,999
Guinea-Bissau 31,248,657 3,819,957
Kenya 605,359,758 560,279,776
Lesotho 55,938,598 13,008,976
Madagascar 245,822,787 191,350,735
Mali 95,227,666 48,804,180
Mauritania 133,106,293 149,725,282
Morocco 975,395,583 942,466,528
Uganda 250,280,112 289,215,686
Tunisia 553,552,714 567,176,693
Togo 129,169,621 131,854,605
Sudan 480,333,333 461,666,667
Somalia 85,672,143 65,615,120
South Africa 4,735,111,876 5,260,657,260
Sierra Leone 135,117,922 129,248,659
Senegal 417,121,373 293,958,462
Rwanda 40,062,971 20,411,487
Niger 152,229,794 105,576,531
Nigeria 1,447,830,923 1,346,273,637

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