Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1999 (% GDP)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 1999, 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 (21.49%), Republic of Congo (13.19%), and Botswana (11.47%).

On the other hand, in 1999, 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 (77.20%), Seychelles (46.33%), and Cape Verde (39.01%).

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 1999 .

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 1999 (Current US$).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1999 (% GDP)
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Country Imports (% GDP) Exports (% GDP)
Algeria 22.78 28.15
Benin 31.38 23.01
Botswana 43.73 55.2
Burkina Faso 26.9 8.35
Burundi 15.96 7.58
Cape Verde 59.99 20.98
Cameroon 17.81 19.43
Republic of Congo 59.1 72.29
Ivory Coast 27.16 28.74
Democratic Republic of the Congo 17.54 23.64
Central African Republic 23.99 19.22
Chad 32.19 18.32
Egypt 23.31 15.05
Eritrea 86.73 9.53
Eswatini 81.27 65
Gabon 38.12 59.61
Gambia 28.02 24.4
Ghana 49.63 32.08
Guinea 26.03 21.64
Guinea-Bissau 42.82 24.86
Kenya 27.36 20.83
Libya 14.58 20.22
Madagascar 22.58 18.35
Mali 29.78 20.25
Mauritania 26.45 22.57
Mauritius 66.89 63.8
Morocco 28.83 25.15
Mozambique 34.84 8.86
Zambia 34.73 25.04
Zimbabwe 33.51 37.41
Tanzania 14.85 10.16
Uganda 23.77 12.25
Tunisia 39.93 37.98
Togo 39.02 28.88
Sudan 16.93 7.78
South Africa 19.99 22.27
Sierra Leone 19.92 13.83
Senegal 30.48 19
Rwanda 21.94 5.42
Niger 18.72 12.66
Nigeria 13.12 21.33
Namibia 49.67 41.43
Comoros 26.92 8.84
Seychelles 69.62 23.29

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