Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1996 (% GDP)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 1996, 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: Gabon (29.65%), Botswana (16.70%), and Republic of Congo (8.51%).

On the other hand, in 1996, 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: Eritrea (58.15%), Seychelles (47.53%), and Cape Verde (35.09%).

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 1996 .

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 1996 (Current US$).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1996 (% GDP)
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Country Imports (% GDP) Exports (% GDP)
Algeria 23.95 29.76
Benin 30.02 26.5
Botswana 37.13 53.83
Burkina Faso 27.62 10.56
Burundi 15.75 5.82
Cape Verde 55.29 20.2
Cameroon 20.85 24.26
Republic of Congo 59.95 68.46
Ivory Coast 24.75 28.06
Democratic Republic of the Congo 30.31 30
Central African Republic 25.61 21.47
Chad 29.07 17.54
Egypt 26.2 20.75
Eritrea 87.38 29.23
Eswatini 80.63 59.36
Gabon 33.01 62.66
Gambia 29.16 21.8
Ghana 40.09 32.11
Guinea 24.35 19.2
Guinea-Bissau 31.84 10.52
Kenya 32.11 25.2
Libya 23.89 28.65
Madagascar 18.86 17.02
Mali 33.62 18.87
Mauritania 31.29 39.16
Mauritius 64.27 63.59
Morocco 25.26 21.84
Mozambique 36.75 11.79
Zambia 35.34 28.48
Zimbabwe 35.94 36.13
Tanzania 31.94 19.94
Uganda 23.42 11.96
Tunisia 43.61 42.11
Togo 44.14 33.28
Sudan 13.87 6.16
South Africa 20.43 21.78
Sierra Leone 32.15 17.45
Senegal 28.19 18.08
Rwanda 26.2 6.03
Niger 21.24 15.3
Nigeria 17.23 23.03
Namibia 51.14 45.41
Comoros 26.92 8.84
Seychelles 75.27 27.74

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