Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2013 (% GDP)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 2013, 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 (28.41%), Gabon (24.08%), and Angola (14.68%).

On the other hand, in 2013, 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: Somalia (77.99%), Lesotho (58.04%), and Mozambique (49.67%).

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 2013 .

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 2013 (Current US$).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2013 (% GDP)
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Country Imports (% GDP) Exports (% GDP)
Algeria 30.4 33.21
Angola 36.07 50.75
Benin 31.63 27.57
Botswana 61.03 61.52
Burkina Faso 36.96 27.08
Burundi 37.5 9.1
Cape Verde 54.85 40.49
Cameroon 26.04 23.64
Republic of Congo 40.07 52.93
Ivory Coast 29.19 29.16
Democratic Republic of the Congo 41.02 36.45
Djibouti 191.46 156.54
Central African Republic 23.43 14.97
Chad 39.08 33.57
Egypt 23.36 17.02
Equatorial Guinea 39.24 67.65
Eswatini 46.27 40.53
Ethiopia 28.99 12.48
Gabon 33.28 57.36
Gambia 26.48 18.98
Ghana 35.32 25.44
Guinea 53.96 26.47
Guinea-Bissau 25.82 18.26
Kenya 29.67 17.79
Lesotho 95.24 37.2
Libya 64.83 70.43
Madagascar 33.1 23.27
Mali 39.88 24.94
Mauritania 56.85 45.55
Mauritius 61.55 48.42
Morocco 47.24 32.78
Mozambique 76.41 26.74
Zambia 39.97 40.48
Zimbabwe 36.67 21.99
Tanzania 29.62 19.01
Uganda 26.6 16.51
Tunisia 54.07 44.89
Togo 66.29 46.48
Sudan 14.46 11.69
Somalia 102.2 24.21
South Africa 30.5 28.38
South Sudan 41.07 9.74
Sierra Leone 58.83 28.63
Senegal 38.28 22.35
Rwanda 29.22 13.5
Niger 29.32 16.98
Nigeria 13 18.05
Namibia 60.22 37.5
Comoros 30.2 9.05
Seychelles 92 90.81

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