Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1981 (current US$)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 1981, 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$) are: Algeria (1.65B US$), Gabon (875.50M US$), and Ghana (-23.95M US$).

Conversely, in 1981, 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 (2.78B US$), Morocco (2.15B US$), and South Africa (1.66B 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 1981.

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 1981 (% GDP).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1981 (current US$)
Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1981 (current US$)
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Table of Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1981 (current US$)
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Country Imports (US$) Exports (US$)
Algeria 13,693,869,109 15,338,986,631
Benin 567,561,768 205,681,872
Botswana 768,136,728 533,763,595
Burkina Faso 558,237,959 164,734,398
Burundi 213,555,556 88,603,333
Cape Verde 98,597,332 29,942,602
Cameroon 1,878,440,042 1,445,617,224
Republic of Congo 1,516,938,861 1,156,656,681
Ivory Coast 3,565,652,190 2,966,163,294
Central African Republic 236,648,294 169,417,065
Chad 198,725,615 132,421,607
Egypt 9,628,783,784 6,853,648,649
Eswatini 604,033,728 429,124,886
Gabon 1,571,772,410 2,447,269,147
Gambia 146,040,649 96,171,239
Ghana 224,767,429 200,813,942
Guinea-Bissau 55,268,030 17,319,394
Kenya 2,318,209,877 2,087,869,962
Lesotho 508,034,188 83,760,684
Madagascar 696,934,875 423,096,590
Mali 443,270,894 204,681,117
Mauritania 572,218,708 394,925,125
Mauritius 630,448,162 510,938,287
Morocco 6,184,030,315 4,032,793,921
Zimbabwe 2,075,379,800 1,556,227,500
Uganda 295,000,000 215,000,000
Tunisia 4,200,688,538 3,487,039,287
Togo 509,694,304 444,924,500
Sudan 2,369,166,667 963,500,000
Somalia 477,996,187 173,525,712
South Africa 25,138,479,200 23,474,811,205
Sierra Leone 443,016,133 256,578,380
Senegal 1,822,807,984 874,415,649
Rwanda 306,102,669 138,251,015
Niger 785,895,662 524,397,105
Nigeria 15,759,426,922 14,128,557,784
Namibia 1,525,146,768 1,268,703,651
Comoros 52,857,791 17,348,160
Seychelles 93,272,842 17,156,023

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