Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1979 (current US$)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 1979, 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$) are: South Africa (5.28B US$), Nigeria (2.72B US$), and Gabon (638.86M US$).

Conversely, in 1979, 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 (2.97B US$), Morocco (2.05B US$), and Sudan (849.00M 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 1979.

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 1979 (% GDP).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1979 (current US$)
Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1979 (current US$)
Imports and Exports of Africa for other years:
Table of Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1979 (current US$)
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Country Imports (US$) Exports (US$)
Algeria 10,925,699,712 10,354,760,932
Benin 439,164,032 207,784,770
Botswana 534,969,325 443,742,331
Burkina Faso 511,997,959 144,182,092
Burundi 177,800,000 110,822,222
Cameroon 1,671,668,543 1,247,640,072
Republic of Congo 582,921,406 568,348,371
Ivory Coast 3,443,467,898 3,163,759,568
Central African Republic 246,199,306 157,199,557
Chad 347,871,418 178,553,423
Egypt 7,743,714,286 4,774,142,857
Eswatini 408,885,721 259,206,462
Gabon 1,133,406,057 1,772,269,114
Gambia 131,010,644 72,406,270
Ghana 448,717,949 451,566,952
Guinea-Bissau 49,224,572 8,620,322
Kenya 1,970,754,610 1,605,552,324
Lesotho 358,669,834 64,133,017
Madagascar 1,052,478,251 504,827,951
Mali 434,370,562 191,329,880
Mauritania 393,063,713 250,406,342
Mauritius 659,152,518 516,795,866
Morocco 4,752,096,638 2,706,675,900
Zimbabwe 1,173,271,000 1,128,686,300
Uganda 375,000,000 415,000,000
Tunisia 3,016,728,167 2,801,968,020
Togo 679,846,317 445,904,898
Sudan 1,748,250,000 899,250,000
Somalia 445,931,809 143,504,008
South Africa 14,412,914,775 19,695,433,309
Sierra Leone 300,481,565 220,819,891
Senegal 1,264,686,790 769,692,318
Rwanda 252,391,554 233,473,706
Niger 777,716,027 602,012,196
Nigeria 9,008,810,573 11,728,083,700
Seychelles 84,447,901 21,890,204

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