Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2003 (% GDP)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 2003, 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: Libya (24.02%), Gabon (23.56%), and Algeria (14.37%).

On the other hand, in 2003, 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 (61.13%), Cape Verde (36.04%), and Chad (34.12%).

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 2003 .

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 2003 (Current US$).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2003 (% GDP)
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Country Imports (% GDP) Exports (% GDP)
Algeria 23.88 38.25
Angola 49.58 54.32
Benin 22.97 18.64
Botswana 37.01 48.83
Burkina Faso 21.15 9.22
Burundi 21 6.38
Cape Verde 67.4 31.36
Cameroon 20.81 19.44
Republic of Congo 76.05 80.81
Ivory Coast 24.52 28.74
Democratic Republic of the Congo 30.03 24
Central African Republic 18 18.24
Chad 58.75 24.63
Egypt 24.38 21.8
Eritrea 67.57 6.44
Eswatini 88.32 83.77
Gabon 28.37 51.93
Gambia 37.77 31.09
Ghana 56.61 40.68
Guinea 25.19 25.96
Guinea-Bissau 24.59 18.68
Kenya 30.05 24.09
Libya 33.3 57.32
Madagascar 20.34 13.69
Mali 32.86 25.77
Mauritania 36.19 19.13
Mauritius 54.11 56.01
Morocco 30.82 27.5
Mozambique 45.02 22.43
Zambia 36.63 25.68
Zimbabwe 38.06 32.4
Tanzania 15.35 15.09
Uganda 25.2 11.39
Tunisia 42.91 39.48
Togo 45.42 32.8
Sudan 14.19 12.78
South Africa 21.81 23.92
Sierra Leone 31.99 13.92
Senegal 32.6 18.22
Rwanda 21.55 7.78
Niger 20.11 13.27
Nigeria 22.58 26.75
Namibia 52.52 43.43
Comoros 26.92 8.84
Seychelles 86.52 88.88

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