Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1973 (% GDP)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 1973, 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: Eswatini (14.22%), Mauritania (5.11%), and Ghana (5.05%).

On the other hand, in 1973, 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 (53.51%), Guinea-Bissau (34.67%), and Botswana (23.14%).

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 1973 .

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 1973 (Current US$).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1973 (% GDP)
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Country Imports (% GDP) Exports (% GDP)
Algeria 31.59 25.5
Benin 25.95 15.66
Botswana 61.97 38.83
Burkina Faso 22.92 6.31
Burundi 13.33 11.02
Cameroon 24 20.69
Republic of Congo 43.38 31.62
Ivory Coast 33.23 35.75
Central African Republic 36.49 28.62
Chad 23.5 15.73
Egypt 18.16 13.54
Eswatini 56.17 70.39
Gabon 57.67 58.85
Gambia 42.38 35.1
Ghana 16.4 21.45
Guinea-Bissau 40.73 6.06
Kenya 28.67 27.39
Lesotho 67.78 14.27
Madagascar 18.88 14.25
Mali 22.84 10.19
Mauritania 32.01 37.12
Morocco 22.11 20.84
Uganda 13.15 16.55
Tunisia 26.41 26.06
Togo 32.99 33.12
Sudan 17.02 14.85
Somalia 26.88 13.91
South Africa 22.1 24.62
Sierra Leone 23.4 24.64
Senegal 28.44 16.86
Rwanda 13.44 11.6
Niger 23.74 15.52
Nigeria 15.35 15.92

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