Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2011 (% GDP)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 2011, 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 (38.93%), Equatorial Guinea (35.82%), and Gabon (32.99%).

On the other hand, in 2011, 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 (55.13%), Sierra Leone (48.18%), and Cape Verde (28.81%).

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 2011 .

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 2011 (Current US$).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2011 (% GDP)
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Country Imports (% GDP) Exports (% GDP)
Algeria 28.69 38.79
Angola 39.31 60.67
Benin 26.37 20.85
Botswana 53.6 49.95
Burkina Faso 31.3 26.2
Burundi 34.2 8.8
Cape Verde 64.33 35.52
Cameroon 27.29 24.23
Republic of Congo 50.98 73.61
Ivory Coast 29.44 35.28
Democratic Republic of the Congo 45.68 39.52
Central African Republic 21.35 13.13
Chad 41.8 38.88
Egypt 24.69 20.57
Equatorial Guinea 39.28 75.1
Eritrea 29.24 18.16
Eswatini 45.93 34.83
Ethiopia 31.55 16.69
Gabon 28.75 61.74
Gambia 25.78 16.86
Ghana 49.36 36.94
Guinea 53.35 32.6
Guinea-Bissau 30.95 25.67
Kenya 36.85 21.55
Lesotho 102.07 46.94
Libya 44.79 54.83
Madagascar 33.76 22.72
Mali 31.19 22.73
Mauritania 48.3 50.18
Mauritius 65.1 52.44
Morocco 48.73 34.7
Mozambique 50.13 30.1
Zambia 35.74 40.47
Zimbabwe 54.67 34.8
Tanzania 34.53 21.63
Uganda 26.9 12.86
Tunisia 54.05 46.06
Togo 64.47 43.64
Sudan 13.85 15.74
South Africa 26.94 27.7
South Sudan 27.15 66.08
Sierra Leone 64.45 16.27
Senegal 36.27 21.3
Rwanda 27.07 12.67
Niger 34.96 15.29
Nigeria 21.66 31.62
Namibia 56.65 45.54
Comoros 30.05 9.96
Seychelles 111.39 95.77

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