Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2008 (current US$)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 2008, 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$) are: Libya (37.93B US$), Nigeria (35.79B US$), and Algeria (32.94B US$).

Conversely, in 2008, 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: Morocco (13.13B US$), Egypt (9.11B US$), and Ghana (5.58B 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 2008.

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 2008 (% GDP).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2008 (current US$)
Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2008 (current US$)
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Table of Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2008 (current US$)
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Country Imports (US$) Exports (US$)
Algeria 49,096,310,473 82,034,752,287
Angola 43,286,243,193 64,168,383,680
Benin 2,509,050,643 2,167,075,121
Botswana 5,586,576,631 4,999,047,884
Burkina Faso 2,385,163,528 959,257,187
Burundi 591,543,765 169,242,774
Cape Verde 1,128,862,233 660,191,834
Cameroon 8,291,276,978 7,485,407,539
Republic of Congo 6,927,573,211 8,516,862,127
Ivory Coast 10,539,362,064 10,568,913,642
Democratic Republic of the Congo 8,854,270,979 7,723,022,252
Central African Republic 465,218,536 218,449,262
Chad 3,907,578,898 4,437,596,327
Egypt 62,909,090,909 53,800,000,000
Equatorial Guinea 7,794,030,129 17,621,714,169
Eritrea 360,673,607 61,125,203
Eswatini 1,977,703,614 1,744,257,989
Gabon 4,172,991,031 9,685,334,717
Gambia 384,410,879 226,068,384
Ghana 12,757,654,091 7,178,123,444
Guinea 2,962,825,503 1,507,080,732
Guinea-Bissau 284,680,399 172,333,993
Kenya 12,529,038,544 8,138,887,724
Lesotho 1,911,937,309 935,020,711
Libya 25,254,985,289 63,183,229,814
Madagascar 5,003,293,422 2,971,635,352
Mali 3,771,239,910 2,473,786,996
Mauritania 2,734,287,179 2,166,029,282
Mauritius 6,435,675,926 5,102,134,061
Morocco 46,189,308,801 33,064,268,480
Mozambique 4,497,238,607 3,329,430,854
Zambia 5,469,175,508 5,179,705,636
Zimbabwe 3,005,097,200 1,831,052,800
Tanzania 8,259,952,207 5,438,641,596
Uganda 4,617,770,573 3,506,150,652
Tunisia 26,329,275,221 24,966,398,831
Togo 1,673,168,161 1,140,286,996
Sudan 11,415,664,912 13,310,719,548
South Africa 106,599,283,397 101,967,389,725
South Sudan 4,556,634,294 9,630,874,289
Sierra Leone 643,759,697 338,717,767
Senegal 7,064,429,372 3,513,433,775
Rwanda 1,363,945,823 583,912,881
Niger 1,936,107,116 961,860,987
Nigeria 51,351,763,015 87,143,789,749
Namibia 5,680,164,415 4,618,206,224
Comoros 256,358,744 75,279,522
Seychelles 1,084,488,802 980,668,676

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