Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2005 (% GDP)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 2005, 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: Equatorial Guinea (43.81%), Libya (36.58%), and Gabon (36.07%).

On the other hand, in 2005, 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 (48.77%), Mauritania (34.73%), and Cape Verde (28.79%).

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 2005 .

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 2005 (Current US$).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2005 (% GDP)
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Country Imports (% GDP) Exports (% GDP)
Algeria 24.07 47.21
Angola 41.07 65.53
Benin 20.61 18.48
Botswana 35.58 52.92
Burkina Faso 24.33 9.84
Burundi 28.9 6.2
Cape Verde 66.57 37.78
Cameroon 22.75 22.25
Republic of Congo 44.55 75.01
Ivory Coast 30.94 31.88
Democratic Republic of the Congo 29.37 22.94
Central African Republic 21.71 13.36
Chad 37.87 47.98
Egypt 32.61 30.34
Equatorial Guinea 43.61 87.42
Eritrea 54.94 6.17
Eswatini 67.75 56.78
Gabon 23.94 60.01
Gambia 30.12 19.9
Ghana 61.72 36.45
Guinea 35.11 34.79
Guinea-Bissau 25.17 16.15
Kenya 35.97 28.51
Libya 27.14 63.72
Madagascar 34.81 24.32
Mali 31.14 22.99
Mauritania 61.48 26.75
Mauritius 64.22 59.02
Morocco 37 30.92
Mozambique 41.51 27.1
Zambia 31.59 30.61
Zimbabwe 42.5 33.55
Tanzania 19.98 16.98
Uganda 24.82 14.18
Tunisia 45.32 44.93
Togo 51.22 35.56
Sudan 21.41 14.61
South Africa 23.83 23.6
Sierra Leone 29.3 17.57
Senegal 35.1 19.81
Rwanda 23.54 10.69
Niger 23.94 14.41
Nigeria 12.03 21.03
Namibia 40.27 40.41
Comoros 26.92 8.84
Seychelles 100.01 78.3

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