Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1980 (current US$)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 1980, 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$) are: Nigeria (6.54B US$), South Africa (6.47B US$), and Algeria (1.69B US$).

Conversely, in 1980, 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 (2.68B US$), Morocco (1.88B US$), and Sudan (937.33M 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 1980.

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 1980 (% GDP).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1980 (current US$)
Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1980 (current US$)
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Table of Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1980 (current US$)
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Country Imports (US$) Exports (US$)
Algeria 12,847,240,527 14,541,095,664
Benin 524,469,482 222,261,792
Botswana 704,902,213 562,918,168
Burkina Faso 602,966,074 172,630,442
Burundi 214,223,333 81,022,222
Cape Verde 95,271,003 24,288,324
Cameroon 1,810,903,033 1,861,186,375
Republic of Congo 1,025,655,320 1,023,762,094
Ivory Coast 4,190,182,123 3,561,631,199
Central African Republic 327,433,570 201,027,829
Chad 298,183,134 175,041,294
Egypt 9,289,542,760 6,612,494,097
Eswatini 618,130,457 404,340,010
Gabon 1,353,656,767 2,769,790,001
Gambia 153,323,649 103,028,762
Ghana 406,950,207 376,348,548
Guinea-Bissau 46,299,659 14,039,270
Kenya 2,608,235,978 2,144,500,527
Lesotho 475,089,882 90,652,286
Madagascar 1,019,609,062 554,791,923
Mali 514,246,498 260,554,714
Mauritania 482,428,137 305,883,061
Mauritius 695,183,686 579,102,846
Morocco 6,085,388,406 4,201,460,651
Zimbabwe 1,771,437,800 1,560,677,300
Uganda 324,000,000 242,000,000
Tunisia 3,987,404,297 3,518,399,605
Togo 640,383,632 580,273,710
Sudan 1,726,666,667 789,333,333
Somalia 534,102,368 200,271,074
South Africa 22,027,807,963 28,496,454,297
Sierra Leone 420,651,553 251,666,984
Senegal 1,496,959,981 726,560,470
Rwanda 331,033,109 181,144,471
Niger 956,401,811 616,701,168
Nigeria 12,324,265,006 18,859,387,229
Namibia 1,363,031,565 1,704,868,214
Comoros 57,128,577 18,752,562
Seychelles 98,787,068 21,153,013

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