Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2016 (current US$)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 2016, 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$) are: Angola (2.91B US$), Gabon (2.52B US$), and South Africa (1.46B US$).

Conversely, in 2016, 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 (31.77B US$), Algeria (22.69B US$), and Ethiopia (14.32B 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 2016.

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 2016 (% GDP).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2016 (current US$)
Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2016 (current US$)
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Table of Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2016 (current US$)
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Country Imports (US$) Exports (US$)
Algeria 56,097,067,791 33,403,107,185
Angola 25,529,394,464 28,440,561,887
Benin 3,709,467,140 3,263,416,681
Botswana 6,915,862,474 8,236,799,618
Burkina Faso 4,103,751,298 3,325,889,934
Burundi 685,706,344 181,802,520
Cape Verde 997,170,140 735,539,143
Cameroon 7,333,874,334 6,407,809,849
Republic of Congo 8,763,098,853 4,597,140,688
Ivory Coast 10,993,659,189 11,796,835,872
Democratic Republic of the Congo 14,430,499,968 12,175,706,332
Djibouti 2,847,423,771 2,619,679,160
Central African Republic 651,691,445 270,502,000
Chad 3,736,368,674 2,655,214,531
Egypt 66,159,509,202 34,392,638,037
Equatorial Guinea 4,629,853,195 5,779,217,937
Eswatini 1,625,343,075 1,681,302,490
Ethiopia 20,124,704,467 5,804,111,647
Gabon 3,659,959,710 6,175,468,939
Gambia 447,005,386 236,219,097
Ghana 20,603,497,621 17,519,736,892
Guinea 7,088,908,453 2,524,762,066
Guinea-Bissau 369,077,005 312,531,977
Kenya 16,171,494,044 9,912,812,647
Lesotho 1,998,136,583 937,394,527
Libya 11,546,605,293 6,847,525,892
Madagascar 3,761,002,262 3,447,066,178
Mali 5,655,356,615 3,288,114,388
Mauritania 2,510,107,245 2,170,783,067
Mauritius 6,573,143,248 5,412,907,020
Morocco 47,016,161,101 36,522,253,378
Mozambique 8,605,759,377 4,004,304,270
Zambia 8,097,049,104 7,403,491,271
Zimbabwe 6,426,700,400 4,098,132,100
Tanzania 9,492,152,371 8,138,039,819
Uganda 5,485,150,888 3,629,227,706
Tunisia 21,582,632,425 16,923,809,933
Togo 2,411,075,764 1,622,914,127
Sudan 316,742,167 303,951,260
Somalia 4,180,644,264 1,056,755,692
South Africa 89,649,913,399 91,109,021,409
Sierra Leone 2,002,833,182 915,541,736
Senegal 6,197,109,848 4,105,254,827
Rwanda 2,961,879,399 1,340,967,912
Niger 2,527,419,586 1,266,928,628
Nigeria 46,552,592,496 37,301,081,487
Namibia 6,321,336,438 3,753,713,233
Comoros 267,996,117 108,098,877
Seychelles 1,326,103,081 1,151,761,314

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