Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1986 (% GDP)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 1986, 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 (19.20%), Namibia (10.33%), and Ivory Coast (9.32%).

On the other hand, in 1986, 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 (57.83%), Seychelles (41.93%), and Guinea-Bissau (26.60%).

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 1986 .

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 1986 (Current US$).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1986 (% GDP)
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Country Imports (% GDP) Exports (% GDP)
Algeria 23.17 12.86
Benin 32.62 16.68
Botswana 49.13 68.33
Burkina Faso 28.97 8.99
Burundi 22.32 11.72
Cape Verde 75.44 17.61
Cameroon 22.72 23.28
Republic of Congo 53.67 39.83
Ivory Coast 30.18 39.5
Central African Republic 28.62 18.19
Chad 35.38 13.39
Egypt 22.22 13.83
Eswatini 79.77 68.77
Gabon 54.7 35.19
Gambia 56.1 46.62
Ghana 20.14 16.58
Guinea 28.07 31.09
Guinea-Bissau 31.84 5.24
Kenya 29.89 25.85
Madagascar 11.7 9.85
Mali 34.96 14.49
Mauritania 54.78 44.51
Mauritius 53.84 60.5
Morocco 28.4 21.88
Zimbabwe 21.52 24.05
Uganda 15.24 12.81
Tunisia 37.3 30.18
Togo 55.69 43.99
Sudan 8.22 4.74
Somalia 29.4 6.96
South Africa 21.08 29.6
Sierra Leone 15.01 11.92
Senegal 28.26 16.56
Rwanda 20.16 12.58
Niger 20.69 20
Nigeria 3.89 5.25
Namibia 46.19 56.52
Comoros 26.92 8.84
Seychelles 50.78 8.85

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