Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1962 (% GDP)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 1962, the top 3 African countries with high net exports of goods and services by percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) (i.e. total exports of goods and services as a percentage of GDP minus total imports of goods and services as a percentage of GDP) are: South Africa (8.75%), Ivory Coast (8.64%), and Togo (4.63%).

On the other hand, in 1962, the top 3 African countries with high net imports of goods and services as a percentage of GDP (i.e. total imports of goods and services as a percentage of GDP minus total exports of goods and services as a percentage of GDP) are: Lesotho (33.45%), Republic of Congo (32.46%), and Botswana (16.91%).

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 as a percentage of GDP in 1962 .

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 1962 (Current US$).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1962 (% GDP)
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Country Imports (% GDP) Exports (% GDP)
Algeria 20.82 19.79
Benin 9.96 3.52
Botswana 44.84 27.93
Burkina Faso 15.71 5.53
Burundi 16.39 13.12
Republic of Congo 62.95 30.49
Ivory Coast 25.75 34.39
Central African Republic 37.71 24.59
Chad 19.63 14.03
Egypt 19.52 15.05
Eswatini 45.72 47.86
Gabon 30.77 31.71
Ghana 28.47 24.22
Kenya 30.13 32.04
Lesotho 47.83 14.38
Madagascar 18.38 13.76
Mauritania 21.47 11.52
Morocco 21.09 18.02
Uganda 21.45 24.11
Togo 30.42 35.05
Sudan 15.05 14.62
Somalia 27.51 12.79
South Africa 20.66 29.41
Senegal 15.94 13.92
Rwanda 12.8 9.28
Niger 12.95 9.28
Nigeria 13.56 8.27

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