Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1978 (current US$)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 1978, 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$) are: South Africa (3.04B US$), Gabon (354.52M US$), and Zimbabwe (88.61M US$).

Conversely, in 1978, 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: Algeria (3.86B US$), Egypt (2.08B US$), and Morocco (1.81B 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 1978.

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 1978 (% GDP).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1978 (current US$)
Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1978 (current US$)
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Table of Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1978 (current US$)
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Country Imports (US$) Exports (US$)
Algeria 10,590,281,903 6,732,393,454
Benin 320,872,305 153,492,175
Botswana 404,552,041 307,353,296
Burkina Faso 409,486,625 110,202,753
Burundi 123,426,667 71,443,333
Cameroon 1,311,288,506 1,103,006,806
Republic of Congo 536,657,900 384,211,648
Ivory Coast 2,957,600,540 2,885,366,742
Central African Republic 206,899,175 142,999,430
Chad 311,536,381 182,936,219
Egypt 5,026,531,231 2,947,998,787
Eswatini 295,193,192 214,351,426
Gabon 1,121,176,289 1,475,698,436
Gambia 102,909,575 57,876,732
Ghana 354,799,302 306,108,202
Guinea-Bissau 44,225,216 9,487,896
Kenya 2,051,910,135 1,534,663,179
Lesotho 241,490,340 45,998,160
Madagascar 642,273,690 457,890,723
Mali 364,714,604 141,808,834
Mauritania 360,360,616 212,820,785
Mauritius 564,145,831 438,888,258
Morocco 3,980,104,159 2,166,990,664
Zimbabwe 869,687,000 958,296,200
Uganda 456,521,739 330,434,783
Tunisia 2,311,869,294 1,847,909,659
Togo 633,708,201 527,351,594
Sudan 1,167,000,000 607,500,000
Somalia 316,988,818 145,994,475
South Africa 11,625,349,991 14,669,399,988
Sierra Leone 230,650,214 190,441,626
Senegal 1,060,183,383 586,873,570
Rwanda 215,559,862 133,872,851
Niger 493,782,806 399,775,992
Nigeria 8,679,837,893 7,142,147,923
Seychelles 57,828,972 15,164,546

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