Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1985 (% GDP)
Updated on July 26, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 1985, 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: Botswana (15.06%), Ivory Coast (14.38%), and Namibia (11.50%).

On the other hand, in 1985, 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: Cape Verde (56.54%), Guinea-Bissau (47.95%), and Seychelles (41.92%).

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 1985 .

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 1985 (Current US$).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1985 (% GDP)
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Country Imports (% GDP) Exports (% GDP)
Algeria 26.74 23.58
Benin 36.65 23.65
Botswana 51.23 66.29
Burkina Faso 31.03 9.92
Burundi 20.79 11.03
Cape Verde 79.18 22.64
Cameroon 31.58 33.45
Republic of Congo 56.01 56.79
Ivory Coast 32.4 46.78
Central African Republic 31.64 22.01
Chad 31.33 11.91
Egypt 27.88 18.23
Eswatini 92.84 56.67
Gabon 57.28 62.57
Gambia 53.92 43.87
Ghana 13.59 10.65
Guinea-Bissau 57.71 9.76
Kenya 30.15 25.3
Madagascar 12.55 9.9
Mali 42.72 17.02
Mauritania 55.8 47.49
Mauritius 55.42 53.53
Morocco 33.8 25.51
Zimbabwe 22.01 22.21
Uganda 15.01 13.74
Tunisia 38.13 32.1
Togo 57.11 48.41
Sudan 11.88 5.75
Somalia 19.31 6.33
South Africa 20.05 27.9
Sierra Leone 16.61 14.82
Senegal 33.9 18.73
Rwanda 19.89 10.78
Niger 32.84 20.69
Nigeria 3.3 7.1
Namibia 40.12 51.62
Comoros 26.92 8.84
Seychelles 58.49 16.57

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