Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1990 (% GDP)
Updated on July 26, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 1990, 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: Republic of Congo (32.74%), Gabon (15.18%), and Nigeria (11.03%).

On the other hand, in 1990, 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 (51.69%), Seychelles (35.19%), and Somalia (27.95%).

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 1990 .

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 1990 (Current US$).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1990 (% GDP)
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Country Imports (% GDP) Exports (% GDP)
Algeria 24.94 23.44
Benin 26.54 19.18
Botswana 49.79 55.06
Burkina Faso 24.46 10.97
Burundi 27.78 7.87
Cape Verde 68.82 17.13
Cameroon 17.31 20.18
Republic of Congo 19.04 51.78
Ivory Coast 27.11 31.69
Central African Republic 25.88 17.07
Chad 27.91 13.48
Egypt 32.57 20.36
Eswatini 68.88 59.02
Gabon 30.86 46.04
Gambia 71.58 59.9
Ghana 25.85 16.88
Guinea 33.44 31.08
Guinea-Bissau 37.03 9.94
Kenya 31.33 25.69
Libya 31.12 39.68
Madagascar 19.51 12.87
Mali 30.93 15.65
Mauritania 41.95 36.18
Mauritius 72.16 64.96
Morocco 30.07 24.56
Zimbabwe 22.79 22.87
Tanzania 37.46 12.62
Uganda 19.37 7.24
Tunisia 50.6 43.56
Togo 45.34 33.47
Sudan 7.07 4.02
Somalia 37.74 9.79
South Africa 16.67 21.54
Sierra Leone 34 34.69
Senegal 27.73 17.06
Rwanda 14.07 5.62
Niger 20.55 15.07
Nigeria 9.95 20.98
Namibia 50.2 43.56
Comoros 26.92 8.84
Seychelles 50.52 15.33

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