Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1997 (current US$)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 1997, 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$) are: Algeria (4.61B US$), Nigeria (3.18B US$), and South Africa (1.72B US$).

Conversely, in 1997, 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 (4.75B US$), Ghana (1.42B US$), and Morocco (1.29B 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 1997.

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 1997 (% GDP).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1997 (current US$)
Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1997 (current US$)
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Table of Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1997 (current US$)
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Country Imports (US$) Exports (US$)
Algeria 10,279,946,208 14,889,922,793
Benin 715,320,118 616,436,679
Botswana 2,395,831,051 3,056,343,815
Burkina Faso 651,175,110 264,654,968
Burundi 140,485,313 95,688,946
Cape Verde 287,190,631 134,631,485
Cameroon 2,354,149,658 2,875,461,241
Republic of Congo 1,397,383,519 1,755,897,500
Ivory Coast 4,664,271,910 5,082,544,215
Democratic Republic of the Congo 913,659,205 1,142,074,006
Central African Republic 271,328,255 252,105,044
Chad 475,289,607 286,444,689
Egypt 19,528,023,599 14,778,761,062
Eritrea 589,008,181 203,302,824
Eswatini 1,307,297,830 1,053,208,550
Gabon 1,983,293,967 3,265,552,383
Gambia 204,004,039 184,290,230
Ghana 3,651,811,035 2,233,493,164
Guinea 864,726,231 740,132,957
Guinea-Bissau 107,106,556 56,440,727
Kenya 4,114,513,902 2,975,495,234
Libya 6,706,443,914 8,223,041,875
Madagascar 883,747,030 688,168,036
Mali 895,731,149 642,626,827
Mauritania 608,287,910 691,883,716
Mauritius 2,778,038,970 2,573,644,294
Morocco 10,658,406,550 9,365,776,467
Mozambique 1,430,389,506 497,262,466
Zambia 1,329,783,188 1,177,862,381
Zimbabwe 3,805,024,100 3,206,715,700
Tanzania 1,973,944,758 1,246,175,398
Uganda 1,303,961,977 837,552,442
Tunisia 8,586,219,369 8,114,748,169
Togo 671,613,095 434,321,207
Sudan 1,461,937,107 624,215,841
South Africa 34,878,038,194 36,601,345,486
Sierra Leone 128,198,675 112,226,184
Senegal 1,746,494,135 1,107,580,171
Rwanda 475,297,259 144,372,284
Niger 449,737,471 310,060,798
Nigeria 12,422,516,649 15,602,035,799
Namibia 2,085,584,375 1,771,921,788
Comoros 98,111,444 32,203,526
Seychelles 340,436,305 113,250,303

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