Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2012 (current US$)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 2012, 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$) are: Nigeria (84.55B US$), Libya (28.55B US$), and Angola (25.71B US$).

Conversely, in 2012, 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 (22.10B US$), Morocco (15.00B US$), and Ethiopia (7.74B 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 2012.

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 2012 (% GDP).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2012 (current US$)
Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2012 (current US$)
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Country Imports (US$) Exports (US$)
Algeria 59,611,982,821 77,123,007,377
Angola 45,919,711,317 71,632,934,596
Benin 2,990,340,731 2,662,421,231
Botswana 8,829,919,508 7,082,259,014
Burkina Faso 4,351,201,613 3,340,989,789
Burundi 793,324,477 226,330,906
Cape Verde 1,042,391,960 704,245,133
Cameroon 7,888,350,455 7,200,041,493
Republic of Congo 6,964,754,662 10,276,990,193
Ivory Coast 12,821,465,707 12,699,450,564
Democratic Republic of the Congo 11,004,111,269 9,027,202,464
Central African Republic 539,911,073 289,922,972
Chad 5,207,595,757 4,757,484,165
Egypt 67,866,666,667 45,766,666,667
Equatorial Guinea 10,023,358,079 16,098,337,012
Eswatini 2,099,931,242 1,793,016,565
Ethiopia 13,699,443,640 5,962,716,169
Gabon 5,390,232,738 10,465,457,223
Gambia 394,206,459 280,761,041
Ghana 21,794,702,943 16,656,634,665
Guinea 4,089,175,143 2,531,048,966
Guinea-Bissau 254,220,739 153,091,833
Kenya 17,910,885,654 11,203,176,166
Lesotho 2,686,142,426 1,035,577,338
Libya 32,541,808,671 61,096,140,128
Madagascar 3,574,547,882 2,521,980,869
Mali 3,889,909,888 3,465,895,926
Mauritania 4,206,931,498 3,247,124,766
Mauritius 7,667,254,576 6,276,838,602
Morocco 49,325,135,599 34,323,976,635
Mozambique 11,934,070,793 4,722,762,672
Zambia 9,950,731,451 10,222,369,009
Zimbabwe 8,386,153,400 4,306,653,100
Tanzania 12,687,185,276 8,870,644,645
Uganda 7,648,498,514 4,230,158,408
Tunisia 26,322,924,347 21,721,900,664
Togo 2,293,210,367 1,750,943,040
Sudan 6,041,428,100 4,542,326,433
South Africa 123,558,580,031 117,892,612,029
South Sudan 3,434,803,458 5,110,494,407
Sierra Leone 2,295,138,524 1,251,015,326
Senegal 6,976,208,504 3,969,170,438
Rwanda 2,185,172,892 918,133,646
Niger 2,732,427,354 1,517,787,449
Nigeria 59,150,427,329 143,695,188,061
Namibia 7,845,428,800 5,224,411,421
Comoros 323,693,915 90,876,019
Seychelles 1,242,095,424 1,053,115,827

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