Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1998 (% GDP)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 1998, 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 (3.66%), Cameroon (1.66%), and South Africa (1.00%).

On the other hand, in 1998, 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 (65.26%), Seychelles (42.85%), and Cape Verde (36.29%).

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 1998 .

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 1998 (Current US$).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1998 (% GDP)
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Country Imports (% GDP) Exports (% GDP)
Algeria 22.52 22.58
Benin 32.5 27.09
Botswana 52.55 49.29
Burkina Faso 28.13 12.81
Burundi 19.44 8
Cape Verde 59.09 22.8
Cameroon 20.32 21.98
Republic of Congo 72.62 76.28
Ivory Coast 26.47 27.18
Democratic Republic of the Congo 32.89 29.79
Central African Republic 28.39 22.66
Chad 29.57 18.49
Egypt 25.71 16.21
Eritrea 80.09 14.83
Eswatini 84.78 67.17
Gabon 48.57 47.41
Gambia 28.57 25.31
Ghana 46.73 33.87
Guinea 26.92 21.29
Guinea-Bissau 35.84 14.44
Kenya 28.73 20.17
Libya 20.88 19.37
Madagascar 20.92 16.41
Mali 28.92 21.25
Mauritania 26.93 24.46
Mauritius 66.52 65.68
Morocco 27.39 23.4
Mozambique 27.8 9.94
Zambia 31.63 24.62
Zimbabwe 45.12 43.39
Tanzania 15.91 10.03
Uganda 20.41 9.64
Tunisia 41.46 38.52
Togo 43.3 29.69
Sudan 15.17 6.7
South Africa 21.52 22.52
Sierra Leone 21.27 14.06
Senegal 29.51 18.59
Rwanda 23.21 5.59
Niger 21.05 13.97
Nigeria 21.14 18.14
Namibia 50.76 41.37
Comoros 26.92 8.84
Seychelles 62.96 20.11

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