Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2020 (current US$)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 2020, 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$) are: South Africa (14.86B US$), Angola (5.06B US$), and Gabon (3.82B US$).

Conversely, in 2020, 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: Nigeria (33.46B US$), Egypt (27.56B US$), and Algeria (14.27B 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 2020.

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 2020 (% GDP).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2020 (current US$)
Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2020 (current US$)
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Table of Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2020 (current US$)
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Country Imports (US$) Exports (US$)
Algeria 40,371,739,940 26,103,356,450
Angola 16,998,681,213 22,059,211,204
Benin 3,906,745,128 3,110,348,717
Botswana 6,937,553,464 4,681,133,360
Burundi 793,343,659 141,640,364
Cape Verde 1,019,523,180 423,385,852
Cameroon 7,437,060,665 6,134,977,223
Republic of Congo 5,687,888,517 5,524,769,539
Ivory Coast 12,554,237,760 13,221,572,947
Democratic Republic of the Congo 14,559,919,501 13,935,285,671
Djibouti 4,749,371,063 5,193,110,669
Central African Republic 851,796,517 390,647,374
Chad 4,501,989,152 2,862,741,203
Egypt 75,433,562,071 47,872,738,615
Equatorial Guinea 4,655,175,732 4,341,973,190
Eswatini 1,680,458,298 1,788,677,595
Ethiopia 18,222,799,235 7,631,640,562
Gabon 3,484,497,607 7,304,268,866
Gambia 689,122,883 149,412,544
Ghana 24,550,196,329 22,081,413,264
Guinea 5,815,658,236 8,333,023,733
Guinea-Bissau 418,772,055 205,987,687
Kenya 17,854,234,069 9,776,100,321
Lesotho 1,976,043,167 883,953,500
Libya 16,098,093,935 7,239,337,730
Madagascar 3,767,772,553 2,628,831,032
Mali 6,222,141,654 5,106,782,276
Mauritania 4,058,549,629 3,147,667,989
Mauritius 5,317,521,838 3,276,624,080
Morocco 48,821,603,066 40,069,707,691
Zambia 5,892,352,309 8,473,994,363
Zimbabwe 7,003,800,738 6,715,438,966
Tanzania 9,554,154,050 8,921,772,261
Uganda 8,116,375,563 5,796,021,005
Togo 2,357,197,708 1,653,507,730
Sudan 74,409,934 92,944,833
Somalia 5,368,653,240 825,363,586
South Africa 78,321,821,096 93,179,145,293
Sierra Leone 1,481,754,390 613,193,855
Senegal 8,747,021,896 5,076,607,748
Rwanda 3,649,281,828 1,966,588,343
Niger 3,557,474,962 1,413,657,932
Nigeria 71,632,200,159 38,169,506,690
Namibia 4,569,568,659 3,544,132,300
Comoros 343,788,252 68,870,992
Seychelles 1,064,943,182 790,909,091

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