Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1974 (% GDP)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 1974, 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: Togo (37.12%), Eswatini (22.27%), and Gabon (14.29%).

On the other hand, in 1974, 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 (63.41%), Guinea-Bissau (34.23%), and Mali (28.15%).

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 1974 .

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 1974 (Current US$).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1974 (% GDP)
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Country Imports (% GDP) Exports (% GDP)
Algeria 35.49 38.75
Benin 29.5 14.32
Botswana 64.78 40.92
Burkina Faso 24.47 8.32
Burundi 15.53 9.75
Cameroon 22.8 25.44
Republic of Congo 59.48 53.23
Ivory Coast 38.38 45.7
Central African Republic 43.34 27.74
Chad 26.8 18.39
Egypt 31.3 20.37
Eswatini 59.24 81.51
Gabon 43.26 57.55
Gambia 43.72 38.97
Ghana 21.8 18.33
Guinea-Bissau 39.25 5.02
Kenya 40.9 33.68
Lesotho 77.07 13.66
Madagascar 20.21 15.53
Mali 40.87 12.72
Mauritania 40.95 38.28
Morocco 28.19 27.56
Uganda 15.05 14.72
Tunisia 32.21 35.37
Togo 28.89 66.01
Sudan 20.73 12.71
Somalia 39.99 17.46
South Africa 27.71 27.16
Sierra Leone 26.13 24.1
Senegal 36.1 25.3
Rwanda 21.34 12.17
Niger 28.97 12.27
Nigeria 14.57 25.18

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