Export and Import Statistics in Africa

Export and Import Statistics in Africa
COUNTRYProcessed goodsRaw MaterialsServicesExports ($ billions)Imports ($ billions)Balance of trade ($ billions)Year
SOUTH AFRICA*Machinery and equipment*Gold100.7105-4.32012
*Diamonds
*Platinum
*Other metals and minerals
NIGERIA*Petroleum & petroleum products*Cocoa92.1654.637.562012
*Rubber
ANGOLA*Refined petroleum products*Crude oil69.2622.8646.42012
*Fish products*Diamonds
*Timber*Coffee
*Sisal
*Fish
*Cotton
LIBYA*Refined petroleum products*Crude oil52.1218.134.022012
*Natural gas
*Chemicals
ALGERIA*Petroleum products*Petroleum49.541.338.172013
*Natural gas
EGYPT*Petroleum products*Crude oil26.8359.72-32.892012
*Textiles*Cotton
*Metal products*Chemicals
MOROCCO*Clothes and textiles*Electric components21.842.45-20.652012
*Transistors*Inorganic chemicals
*Petroleum products*Crude minerals
*Fertilizers (including phosphates)
*Citrus fruits
*Vegetables
*Fish
TUNISIA*Clothing*Phosphates & chemicals17.0223.32-6.32012
*Semi-finished goods and textiles*Hydrocarbons
*Agricultural products
*Mechanical goods
*Electrical equipment
EQUATORIAL GUINEA*Methanol* Petroleum14.737.5587.1722012
*Timber *Cocoa
GHANA*Timber*Diamonds13.7317.56-3.832012
*Horticulture
*Aluminum
*Cocoa
*Gold
*Tuna
*Bauxite
*Manganese ore
COTE D’IVOIRE*Petroleum*Coffee12.258.5893.6612012
*Palm oil*Cocoa
*Timber*Cotton
*Bananas
*Pineapples
*Fish
REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO*Lumber*Petroleum12.145.8356.3052012
*Plywood*Sugar
*Cocoa
*Coffee
*Diamonds
GABON*Manganese*Crude oil 70%10.23.6386.5622012
*Timber*Uranium
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO*Wood products*Diamond8.8728.1870.6852012
*Gold
*Copper
*Cobalt
*Crude oil
*Coffee
ZAMBIA*Copper8.5897.3611.2282012
*Cobalt
*Electricity
*Tobacco
*Flowers
*Cotton
KENYA*Horticultural products*Tea6.28515.1-8.8152012
*Petroleum products*Coffee
*Cement*Fish
BOTSWANA*Textiles*Diamonds6.2596.938-0.6792012
*Copper
*Nickel
*Soda ash
*Meat
CAMEROON*Petroleum products*Crude oil6.0256.559-0.5342012
*Lumber*Cocoa beans
*Aluminum
*Coffee
*Cotton
TANZANIA*Coffee*Manufacturers5.99710.33-4.3332012
*Gold
*Cashew nuts
*Cotton
SUDAN*Oil and petroleum products*Sugar4.596.217-1.6272012
*Gum arabic*Ground nuts
*Cotton
*Sesame
*Livestock
CHAD*Oil*Cattle4.41442.7611.3832012
*Gum arabic*Cotton
NAMIBIA*Processed fish*Diamonds4.3355.586-1.2512012
*Copper
*Gold
*Zinc
*Lead
*Uranium
*Cattle
*Karakul skins
MOZAMBIQUE*Aluminum*Prawns3.4696.167-2.6982012
*Timbers*Cashews
*Cotton
*Sugars
*Citrus
*Bulk electricity
ZIMBABWE*Textile and clothing*Gold3.3144.569-1.2552012
*Ferroalloys*Tobacco
*Cotton
*Tobacco
*Platinum
ETHIOPIA*Leather products*Oil seeds3.1099.498-6.3892012
*Live animals
*Gold
*Coffee
*Qat
UGANDA*Fish and fish products*Coffee2.8045.187-2.3832012
*Horticulture products*Tea
*Cotton
*Flowers
*Gold
MALI*Wood products*Tobacco2.7552.793-0.0382012
*Apparel*Tea
*Sugar
*Cotton
*Coffee
*Peanuts
MAURITIUS*Clothing and textile*Sugar2.6745.107-2.4332012
*Molasses*Cut flowers
*Fish
MAURITANIA*Fish products*Fish2.662.916-0.2562012
*Iron ore
*Gold
*Copper
*Petroleum
SENEGAL*Petroleum products*Fish2.3825.733-3.3512012
*Groundnuts
*Cotton
*Phosphates
BURKINA FASO*Cotton2.1772.694-0.5172012
*Gold
*Livestock
SWAZILAND*Soft drink concentrate*Sugar2.0052.152-0.1472012
*Refrigerators
*Citrus and canned fruit
*wood pulp
*Cotton yarn
BENIN*Textiles*Cotton1.5782.136-0.5582012
*Palm products*Cashews
*Shea butter
*Sea food
NIGER*Uranium ore1.3892.328-0.9392012
*livestock
*Cowpeas
*Onions
GUINEA*Agricultural products*Bauxite1.3482.606-1.2582012
*Alumina
*Gold
*Diamonds
*Coffee
*Fish
MALAWI*Wood products*Tobacco1.1931.901-0.7082012
*Apparel*Tea
*Sugar
*Cotton
*Peanuts
SIERRA LEONE*Diamonds1.1041.5091.1042012
*Rutile
*Cocoa
*Coffee
*Fish
LESOTHO*Clothing*Wool and mohair1.032.404-1.3742012
*Footwear
*Road vehicles
*Food and live animals
TOGO*Cotton*Re-exports0.98711.541-0.55392012
*Coffee
*Cocoa
*Phosphates
LIBERIA*Timber*Rubber0.77482.275-1.50022012
*Iron
*Diamonds
*Cocoa
*Coffee
MADAGASCAR*Petroleum products*Coffee0.64072.755-2.11432012
*Vanilla
*Shellfish
*Sugar
*Cotton cloth
*Chromite
SOMALIA*Livestock0.51581.263-0.74722010
*Bananas
*Hides
*Fish
*Charcoal
*Scrap metal
SEYCHELLES*Canned tuna*Cinnamon bark*Re-exporting0.49330.8896-0.39632012
*Frozen fish*Copra
RWANDA*Coffee0.45131.559-1.10772012
*Tea
*Hides
*Tin ore
ERITREA*Textiles*Sorghum*Small manufacturers0.43481-0.56522012
*Food*Livestock
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC*Timber*Diamonds0.2080.3324-0.12442012
*Cotton
*Coffee
*Tobacco
CAPE VERDE*Fuel*Fish0.1840.902-0.7182012
*Shoes*Hides
*Garments
GUINEA-BISSAU*Sawn lumber*Cashew nuts0.13980.237-0.09722012
*Shrimp
*Peanuts
*Palm kernel
BURUNDI*Coffee0.1270.81-0.6832012
*Tea
*Sugar
*Hides
*Cotton
GAMBIA*Peanut products*Fish*Re-exporting0.10470.3603-0.25562012
*Cotton lint
*Palm kernels
DJIBOUTI*Hides and Skins*Re-exports0.08710.5795-0.49242012
*Coffee (in transit)
COMOROS*Vanilla0.01960.208-0.18842012
*Cloves
*Copra
*Ylang-ylang
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE*Palm oil*Cocoa0.01170.1216-0.10992012
*Copra
*Coffee
SOUTH SUDAN*Oil

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References;

  1. http://www.afrst.illinois.edu/outreach/business/imports/ (Exports and Imports)
  2. http://www.andi.dz/index.php/en/statistique/bilan-du-commerce-exterieur (Algeria)
  3. http://www.indexmundi.com/africa.html
  4. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-14019208 (South Sudan)

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