Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2010 (% GDP)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 2010, 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: South Sudan (31.92%), Equatorial Guinea (26.85%), and Gabon (26.17%).

On the other hand, in 2010, 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: Lesotho (66.84%), Cape Verde (29.10%), and Eritrea (24.71%).

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 2010 .

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 2010 (Current US$).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2010 (% GDP)
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Table of Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2010 (% GDP)
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Country Imports (% GDP) Exports (% GDP)
Algeria 31.42 38.45
Angola 42.58 61.54
Benin 28.36 23.07
Botswana 51.26 43.64
Burkina Faso 28.56 20.52
Burundi 29.8 9.7
Cape Verde 61.77 32.67
Cameroon 24.87 22.37
Republic of Congo 55.54 68.53
Ivory Coast 33.97 33.5
Democratic Republic of the Congo 49.64 41.11
Central African Republic 22.81 11.63
Chad 43.55 36.85
Egypt 26.59 21.35
Equatorial Guinea 58.91 85.76
Eritrea 31.09 6.38
Eswatini 60.19 46.47
Gabon 31.49 57.66
Gambia 26.35 14.67
Ghana 45.9 29.48
Guinea 43.21 30.34
Guinea-Bissau 35.22 14.91
Kenya 30.27 20.12
Lesotho 107.98 41.14
Libya 42.1 65.61
Madagascar 36 21.87
Mali 35.15 22.84
Mauritania 47.68 45.74
Mauritius 62.22 51.24
Morocco 43.02 32.23
Mozambique 42.2 28.44
Zambia 30.88 37.03
Zimbabwe 53.48 29.64
Tanzania 28.03 19.61
Uganda 24.45 13.82
Tunisia 52.19 47.96
Togo 53.37 37.84
Sudan 23.31 20.35
South Africa 24.62 25.78
South Sudan 29.51 61.43
Sierra Leone 34.48 16.8
Senegal 32.48 19.98
Rwanda 26.55 10.75
Niger 35.76 16.18
Nigeria 17.66 25.66
Namibia 59.79 48.28
Comoros 29.91 9.64
Seychelles 108.08 93.8

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