Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1987 (current US$)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 1987, 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$) are: South Africa (8.51B US$), Nigeria (3.27B US$), and Botswana (524.48M US$).

Conversely, in 1987, 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 (4.09B US$), Algeria (2.76B US$), and Sudan (1.13B 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 1987.

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 1987 (% GDP).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1987 (current US$)
Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1987 (current US$)
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Table of Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1987 (current US$)
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Country Imports (US$) Exports (US$)
Algeria 12,289,419,758 9,526,362,559
Benin 483,576,009 238,541,696
Botswana 952,022,157 1,476,502,472
Burkina Faso 665,476,338 269,185,176
Burundi 291,223,994 110,260,312
Cape Verde 154,640,327 42,578,568
Cameroon 2,691,627,595 2,178,543,425
Republic of Congo 887,412,825 958,951,542
Ivory Coast 2,987,988,909 3,372,301,472
Central African Republic 342,886,690 214,306,677
Chad 423,865,233 179,740,703
Egypt 9,190,887,667 5,106,048,704
Eswatini 479,616,896 478,094,303
Gabon 1,484,012,449 1,401,160,633
Gambia 130,802,612 109,029,388
Ghana 1,328,870,748 997,843,537
Guinea 626,828,735 645,766,104
Guinea-Bissau 67,719,956 19,759,984
Kenya 2,104,101,069 1,698,200,957
Madagascar 513,724,263 454,292,493
Mali 637,525,787 325,334,398
Mauritania 618,370,590 523,245,436
Mauritius 1,175,707,785 1,214,377,786
Morocco 5,914,982,295 4,893,103,407
Zimbabwe 1,434,185,800 1,618,950,700
Uganda 1,131,226,281 517,052,814
Tunisia 3,472,788,705 3,376,855,316
Togo 633,866,210 516,742,399
Sudan 2,244,166,667 1,113,055,556
Somalia 315,205,176 67,562,031
South Africa 17,453,545,293 25,959,791,097
Sierra Leone 162,625,216 224,167,528
Senegal 1,626,029,573 929,471,688
Rwanda 412,959,380 160,729,968
Niger 562,306,361 464,530,457
Nigeria 3,501,733,650 6,767,637,248
Namibia 1,181,733,109 1,068,842,681
Comoros 90,864,927 29,823,581
Seychelles 113,195,903 22,156,074

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