Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1977 (% GDP)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 1977, 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: Ivory Coast (6.30%), South Africa (4.86%), and Kenya (3.37%).

On the other hand, in 1977, 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 (100.53%), Seychelles (53.73%), and Somalia (38.96%).

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 1977 .

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 1977 (Current US$).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1977 (% GDP)
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Country Imports (% GDP) Exports (% GDP)
Algeria 41.74 30.59
Benin 34.78 16.18
Botswana 69.31 50.9
Burkina Faso 30.44 7.96
Burundi 17.29 17.6
Cameroon 27.81 25.06
Republic of Congo 65.27 45.59
Ivory Coast 36.33 42.63
Central African Republic 34.33 25.2
Chad 28.37 15.35
Egypt 31.37 21.59
Eswatini 68.65 65.39
Gabon 51.26 51.59
Gambia 47.52 36.74
Ghana 11.55 10.5
Guinea-Bissau 32.6 9.3
Kenya 31.59 34.96
Lesotho 112.43 11.9
Madagascar 20.05 16.45
Mali 19.58 12.76
Mauritania 50.81 25.98
Mauritius 59.45 48.81
Morocco 37.32 16.9
Zimbabwe 20.22 21.4
Uganda 7.8 9.15
Tunisia 38.01 29.58
Togo 52.46 41.47
Sudan 16.63 9.38
Somalia 59.22 20.26
South Africa 24.45 29.31
Sierra Leone 26.73 19.72
Senegal 38.34 25.62
Rwanda 17.66 14.27
Niger 29.33 19.64
Nigeria 22.52 24.87
Seychelles 70.91 17.18

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