Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1989 (% GDP)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 1989, 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: Nigeria (16.32%), Republic of Congo (13.69%), and Botswana (13.09%).

On the other hand, in 1989, 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 (42.98%), Seychelles (42.80%), and Guinea-Bissau (37.30%).

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 1989 .

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 1989 (Current US$).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1989 (% GDP)
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Country Imports (% GDP) Exports (% GDP)
Algeria 28.51 18.64
Benin 24.81 13.5
Botswana 46.14 59.23
Burkina Faso 23.65 8.75
Burundi 22.94 9.75
Cape Verde 62.21 19.23
Cameroon 17.77 20.71
Republic of Congo 34.83 48.52
Ivory Coast 29.06 32.03
Central African Republic 26.46 20.3
Chad 31.41 13.78
Egypt 32.34 17.79
Eswatini 86.89 84.11
Gabon 41.2 45.8
Gambia 65.28 55.06
Ghana 24.34 16.74
Guinea 29.79 31.09
Guinea-Bissau 46.19 8.89
Kenya 30.12 23.03
Madagascar 16.41 15.36
Mali 29.01 15.81
Mauritania 39.19 39.5
Mauritius 71.53 64.2
Morocco 27.8 22.56
Zimbabwe 21.72 23.34
Uganda 18.09 7.95
Tunisia 47.66 44.35
Togo 48.84 39.67
Sudan 9.34 5.34
Somalia 44.9 7.68
South Africa 20.72 25.87
Sierra Leone 17.67 23.92
Senegal 26.57 16.38
Rwanda 17.29 6.14
Niger 23.3 16.6
Nigeria 8.93 25.25
Namibia 46.51 49.87
Comoros 26.92 8.84
Seychelles 54.05 11.25

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