Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2018 (current US$)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 2018, 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$) are: Angola (15.50B US$), Libya (11.11B US$), and Gabon (5.32B US$).

Conversely, in 2018, 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 (26.11B US$), Morocco (12.31B US$), and Ethiopia (12.18B 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 2018.

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 2018 (% GDP).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2018 (current US$)
Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2018 (current US$)
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Table of Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2018 (current US$)
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Country Imports (US$) Exports (US$)
Algeria 56,328,895,705 45,233,966,129
Angola 25,887,460,714 41,388,899,133
Benin 4,923,520,372 3,889,961,780
Botswana 7,362,372,549 7,532,892,157
Burkina Faso 5,166,927,868 4,461,756,443
Burundi 795,452,027 250,866,303
Cape Verde 1,337,191,176 962,655,329
Cameroon 8,734,823,246 7,489,599,808
Republic of Congo 6,699,164,764 9,709,768,354
Ivory Coast 13,590,232,363 13,134,192,042
Democratic Republic of the Congo 17,774,329,939 16,081,551,351
Djibouti 4,188,947,845 4,494,454,791
Central African Republic 1,043,416,423 419,401,328
Chad 4,272,464,973 4,067,531,256
Egypt 73,331,457,513 47,225,661,227
Equatorial Guinea 5,766,764,648 7,807,722,841
Eswatini 2,068,033,383 1,886,791,240
Ethiopia 19,235,910,557 7,055,599,390
Gabon 3,835,211,628 9,158,801,772
Gambia 691,368,339 362,977,085
Ghana 23,220,689,726 22,514,904,281
Guinea 5,783,505,586 4,767,367,515
Guinea-Bissau 462,553,701 380,311,738
Kenya 20,167,347,801 11,564,072,038
Lesotho 2,411,367,677 1,247,692,668
Libya 18,846,007,326 29,959,706,960
Madagascar 4,995,646,203 4,339,367,292
Mali 6,081,053,711 4,186,181,747
Mauritania 3,524,615,510 2,520,821,847
Mauritius 7,661,193,361 5,809,414,635
Morocco 58,101,341,345 45,794,739,029
Mozambique 12,223,221,509 6,661,342,320
Zambia 9,717,124,198 9,987,196,772
Zimbabwe 7,499,339,532 5,081,366,027
Tanzania 10,205,640,801 8,401,859,109
Uganda 7,096,219,362 4,967,717,820
Tunisia 24,954,599,788 19,445,356,794
Togo 2,328,922,768 1,702,908,021
Sudan 211,760,696 189,244,214
Somalia 5,124,112,024 1,119,461,267
South Africa 109,384,273,094 111,285,382,034
Sierra Leone 1,602,530,536 713,559,229
Senegal 8,978,699,119 5,305,072,586
Rwanda 3,341,699,723 2,034,156,700
Niger 3,368,529,569 1,515,939,539
Nigeria 69,551,804,541 61,552,169,213
Namibia 6,270,667,211 4,909,474,909
Comoros 357,675,076 153,462,152
Seychelles 1,558,271,797 1,333,887,194

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