Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1988 (current US$)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 1988, 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$) are: South Africa (5.98B US$), Nigeria (2.68B US$), and Botswana (703.24M US$).

Conversely, in 1988, 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 (6.25B US$), Algeria (4.19B US$), and Senegal (679.17M 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 1988.

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 1988 (% GDP).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1988 (current US$)
Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1988 (current US$)
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Table of Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1988 (current US$)
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Country Imports (US$) Exports (US$)
Algeria 13,356,326,943 9,163,454,470
Benin 519,825,023 223,654,558
Botswana 1,161,735,754 1,864,978,672
Burkina Faso 709,757,519 287,730,467
Burundi 280,918,091 136,282,900
Cape Verde 157,247,386 44,159,711
Cameroon 1,953,074,815 1,961,804,127
Republic of Congo 894,415,287 898,779,926
Ivory Coast 2,860,181,709 3,126,609,547
Central African Republic 316,906,397 224,453,262
Chad 446,324,643 222,673,413
Egypt 12,322,544,009 6,076,093,129
Eswatini 555,487,134 531,955,179
Gabon 1,602,494,055 1,408,435,483
Gambia 155,879,196 134,311,833
Ghana 1,250,710,521 945,143,359
Guinea 740,909,376 640,721,976
Guinea-Bissau 84,150,251 20,460,064
Kenya 2,306,399,998 1,869,200,100
Madagascar 539,406,597 433,265,600
Mali 699,429,243 316,259,862
Mauritania 615,942,100 563,821,634
Mauritius 1,487,456,931 1,381,560,833
Morocco 6,462,582,987 6,425,436,406
Zimbabwe 1,591,090,300 1,855,256,800
Uganda 1,157,116,667 492,900,000
Tunisia 4,205,875,495 4,242,247,610
Togo 725,201,643 601,984,527
Sudan 1,184,547,619 584,476,190
Somalia 230,343,008 50,072,046
South Africa 20,846,130,415 26,828,621,918
Sierra Leone 151,842,280 303,069,450
Senegal 1,643,548,841 964,374,999
Rwanda 421,685,681 158,571,150
Niger 537,903,251 417,302,522
Nigeria 2,865,442,923 5,545,310,671
Namibia 1,116,643,362 1,154,154,383
Comoros 95,972,512 31,499,531
Seychelles 159,120,162 31,823,884

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