Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2014 (% GDP)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 2014, 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 (27.54%), Djibouti (17.38%), and Gabon (15.52%).

On the other hand, in 2014, 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 (75.99%), Lesotho (51.07%), and Mozambique (48.90%).

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 2014 .

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 2014 (Current US$).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 2014 (% GDP)
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Country Imports (% GDP) Exports (% GDP)
Algeria 31.93 30.49
Angola 34.64 44.7
Benin 33.84 31.43
Botswana 57.53 60.56
Burkina Faso 31.89 26.93
Burundi 34.15 7.6
Cape Verde 60.69 40.36
Cameroon 27.22 23.61
Republic of Congo 51.08 53.15
Ivory Coast 35.25 38.89
Democratic Republic of the Congo 41.86 36.83
Djibouti 140.99 158.37
Central African Republic 36.42 16.68
Chad 42.47 34.16
Egypt 22.68 14.24
Equatorial Guinea 38.42 65.96
Eswatini 44.49 43.85
Ethiopia 29.1 11.64
Gabon 29 44.52
Gambia 36.42 21.84
Ghana 35.6 28.23
Guinea 50.08 26.69
Guinea-Bissau 31.39 20.21
Kenya 29.7 16.47
Lesotho 88.14 37.07
Libya 91.88 47.01
Madagascar 33.69 28.28
Mali 38.08 22.56
Mauritania 54.22 37.39
Mauritius 59.29 48.85
Morocco 47.14 34.63
Mozambique 80.18 31.28
Zambia 37.37 38.82
Zimbabwe 33.74 20.93
Tanzania 27.29 18.07
Uganda 21.07 14.95
Tunisia 53.16 42.95
Togo 57.75 39.72
Sudan 0.71 0.67
Somalia 99.8 23.81
South Africa 30.5 29
South Sudan 26.24 38.39
Sierra Leone 52.43 30.76
Senegal 36.66 21.78
Rwanda 30.05 13.88
Niger 29.8 15.95
Nigeria 12.45 18.43
Namibia 64.06 39.02
Comoros 29.56 9.68
Seychelles 99.25 88.01

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