Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1985 (current US$)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 1985, 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$) are: South Africa (5.07B US$), Nigeria (2.80B US$), and Ivory Coast (1.00B US$).

Conversely, in 1985, 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 (3.77B US$), Algeria (1.83B US$), and Morocco (1.24B 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 1985.

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 1985 (% GDP).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1985 (current US$)
Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1985 (current US$)
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Country Imports (US$) Exports (US$)
Algeria 15,493,853,614 13,664,028,064
Benin 383,239,062 247,338,435
Botswana 571,113,213 738,988,752
Burkina Faso 481,677,777 154,030,052
Burundi 239,045,072 126,803,836
Cape Verde 109,057,018 31,179,559
Cameroon 2,698,093,531 2,858,133,865
Republic of Congo 1,210,204,368 1,227,120,964
Ivory Coast 2,260,591,210 3,263,789,748
Central African Republic 273,603,658 190,340,625
Chad 323,630,061 123,003,841
Egypt 10,888,912,156 7,119,673,333
Eswatini 334,306,995 204,065,150
Gabon 1,913,133,446 2,089,867,356
Gambia 121,703,202 99,013,868
Ghana 612,110,907 479,914,489
Guinea-Bissau 83,018,772 14,037,481
Kenya 1,849,498,225 1,552,098,224
Madagascar 477,012,483 376,255,635
Mali 594,724,649 236,905,133
Mauritania 563,391,028 479,510,831
Mauritius 596,406,022 576,007,771
Morocco 5,067,330,816 3,824,760,012
Zimbabwe 1,240,642,500 1,251,797,100
Uganda 528,243,193 483,550,235
Tunisia 3,207,070,102 2,699,940,084
Togo 435,379,738 369,048,868
Sudan 1,473,733,333 712,800,000
Somalia 169,206,457 55,477,537
South Africa 12,921,130,271 17,986,023,090
Sierra Leone 142,324,303 127,012,171
Senegal 1,294,595,754 715,458,833
Rwanda 341,193,179 184,987,471
Niger 473,096,841 297,998,010
Nigeria 2,430,039,655 5,233,610,302
Namibia 645,140,292 830,106,483
Comoros 52,960,518 17,384,174
Seychelles 98,778,396 27,990,001

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