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$).
The World Bank defines exports of goods and services as "the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world" , and defines imports of goods and services as "the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world".
Interact with the charts and table below to see the details of the imports and exports of goods and services made by African countries in 1997.
|Country||Imports (US$)||Exports (US$)|
|Republic of Congo||1,397,383,519||1,755,897,500|
|Democratic Republic of the Congo||913,659,205||1,142,074,006|
|Central African Republic||271,328,255||252,105,044|
Imports and Exports of Good Services of African Countries
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