Export and Import Statistics in Africa

COUNTRY
Processed goods
Raw Materials
Services
Exports
Imports
Balance of trade
Year
Balance of Payment
Year
($ billions) ($ billions) ($ billions) ($ billions)
SOUTH AFRICA *Machinery and equipment *Gold 100.7 105 -4.3 2012 -24.069 2012
*Diamonds
*Platinum
*Other metals and minerals
NIGERIA *Petroleum & petroleum products *Cocoa 92.16 54.6 37.56 2012 20.353 2012
*Rubber
ANGOLA *Refined petroleum products *Crude oil 69.26 22.86 46.4 2012 1.851 2012
*Fish products *Diamonds
*Timber *Coffee
*Sisal
*Fish
*Cotton
LIBYA *Refined petroleum products *Crude oil 52.12 18.1 34.02 2012 23.836 2012
*Natural gas
*Chemicals
ALGERIA *Petroleum products *Petroleum 49.5 41.33 8.17 2013 12.247 2012
*Natural gas
EGYPT *Petroleum products *Crude oil 26.83 59.72 -32.89 2012 -6.972 2012
*Textiles *Cotton
*Metal products *Chemicals
COUNTRY Processed goods Raw Materials Services Exports Imports Balance of trade Year Balance of Payment Year
($ billions) ($ billions) ($ billions) ($ billions)
MOROCCO *Clothes and textiles *Electric components 21.8 42.45 -20.65 2012 -9.571 2012
*Transistors *Inorganic chemicals
*Petroleum products *Crude minerals
*Fertilizers (including phosphates)
*Citrus fruits
*Vegetables
*Fish
TUNISIA *Clothing *Phosphates & chemicals 17.02 23.32 -6.3 2012 -3.773 2012
*Semi-finished goods and textiles *Hydrocarbons
*Agricultural products
*Mechanical goods
*Electrical equipment
EQUATORIAL GUINEA *Methanol * Petroleum 14.73 7.558 7.172 2012 -2.79 2014
*Timber *Cocoa
GHANA *Timber *Diamonds 13.73 17.56 -3.83 2012 -4.778 2012
*Horticulture
*Aluminum
*Cocoa
*Gold
*Tuna
*Bauxite
*Manganese ore
COUNTRY Processed goods Raw Materials Services Exports Imports Balance of trade Year Balance of Payment Year
($ billions) ($ billions) ($ billions) ($ billions)
COTE D’IVOIRE *Petroleum *Coffee 12.25 8.589 3.661 2012 -0.78 2014
*Palm oil *Cocoa
*Timber *Cotton
*Bananas
*Pineapples
*Fish
REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO *Lumber *Petroleum 12.14 5.835 6.305 2012 0.71 2014
*Plywood *Sugar
*Cocoa
*Coffee
*Diamonds
GABON *Manganese *Crude oil 70% 10.2 3.638 6.562 2012 1.34 2014
*Timber *Uranium
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO *Wood products *Diamond 8.872 8.187 0.685 2012 -3.46 2014
*Gold
*Copper
*Cobalt
*Crude oil
*Coffee
ZAMBIA *Copper 8.589 7.361 1.228 2012 -0.001 2012
*Cobalt
*Electricity
*Tobacco
*Flowers
*Cotton
KENYA *Horticultural products *Tea 6.285 15.1 -8.815 2012 -4.253 2012
*Petroleum products *Coffee
*Cement *Fish
BOTSWANA *Textiles *Diamonds 6.259 6.938 -0.679 2012 -0.795 2012
*Copper
*Nickel
*Soda ash
*Meat
CAMEROON *Petroleum products *Crude oil 6.025 6.559 -0.534 2012 -0.956 2012
*Lumber *Cocoa beans
*Aluminum
*Coffee
*Cotton
COUNTRY Processed goods Raw Materials Services Exports Imports Balance of trade Year Balance of Payment Year
($ billions) ($ billions) ($ billions) ($ billions)
TANZANIA *Coffee *Manufacturers 5.997 10.33 -4.333 2012 -3.64 2012
*Gold
*Cashew nuts
*Cotton
SUDAN *Oil and petroleum products *Sugar 4.59 6.217 -1.627 2012 -5.282 2012
*Gum arabic *Ground nuts
*Cotton
*Sesame
*Livestock
CHAD *Oil *Cattle 4.4144 2.761 1.383 2012 -0.13 2014
*Gum arabic *Cotton
NAMIBIA *Processed fish *Diamonds 4.335 5.586 -1.251 2012 -0.67 2014
*Copper
*Gold
*Zinc
*Lead
*Uranium
*Cattle
*Karakul skins
MOZAMBIQUE *Aluminum *Prawns 3.469 6.167 -2.698 2012 -6.297 2012
*Timbers *Cashews
*Cotton
*Sugars
*Citrus
*Bulk electricity
ZIMBABWE *Textile and clothing *Gold 3.314 4.569 -1.255 2012 -1.9 2014
*Ferroalloys *Tobacco
*Cotton
*Tobacco
*Platinum
ETHIOPIA *Leather products *Oil seeds 3.109 9.498 -6.389 2012 -2.985 2012
*Live animals
*Gold
*Coffee
*Qat
UGANDA *Fish and fish products *Coffee 2.804 5.187 -2.383 2012 -2.222 2012
*Horticulture products *Tea
*Cotton
*Flowers
*Gold
COUNTRY Processed goods Raw Materials Services Exports Imports Balance of trade Year Balance of Payment Year
($ billions) ($ billions) ($ billions) ($ billions)
MALI *Wood products *Tobacco 2.755 2.793 -0.038 2012 -1.29 2014
*Apparel *Tea
*Sugar
*Cotton
*Coffee
*Peanuts
MAURITIUS *Clothing and textile *Sugar 2.674 5.107 -2.433 2012 -1.175 2012
*Molasses *Cut flowers
*Fish
MAURITANIA *Fish products *Fish 2.66 2.916 -0.256 2012 -0.96 2014
*Iron ore
*Gold
*Copper
*Petroleum
SENEGAL *Petroleum products *Fish 2.382 5.733 -3.351 2012 -1.41 2014
*Groundnuts
*Cotton
*Phosphates
BURKINA FASO *Cotton 2.177 2.694 -0.517 2012 -0.181 2010
*Gold
*Livestock
SWAZILAND *Soft drink concentrate *Sugar 2.005 2.152 -0.147 2012 -0.388 2012
*Refrigerators
*Citrus and canned fruit
*wood pulp
*Cotton yarn
BENIN *Textiles *Cotton 1.578 2.136 -0.558 2012 -0.53 2010
*Palm products *Cashews
*Shea butter
*Sea food
COUNTRY Processed goods Raw Materials Services Exports Imports Balance of trade Year Balance of Payment Year
($ billions) ($ billions) ($ billions) ($ billions)
NIGER *Uranium ore 1.389 2.328 -0.939 2012 -1.6 2014
*livestock
*Cowpeas
*Onions
GUINEA *Agricultural products *Bauxite 1.348 2.606 -1.258 2012 -1.039 2012
*Alumina
*Gold
*Diamonds
*Coffee
*Fish
MALAWI *Wood products *Tobacco 1.193 1.901 -0.708 2012 -0.8 2012
*Apparel *Tea
*Sugar
*Cotton
*Peanuts
SIERRA LEONE *Diamonds 1.104 1.509 1.104 2012 -1.102 2012
*Rutile
*Cocoa
*Coffee
*Fish
LESOTHO *Clothing *Wool and mohair 1.03 2.404 -1.374 2012 -0.587 2012
*Footwear
*Road vehicles
*Food and live animals
TOGO *Cotton *Re-exports 0.9871 1.541 -0.5539 2012 -0.49 2014
*Coffee
*Cocoa
*Phosphates
LIBERIA *Timber *Rubber 0.7748 2.275 -1.5002 2012 -1.09 2014
*Iron
*Diamonds
*Cocoa
*Coffee
COUNTRY Processed goods Raw Materials Services Exports Imports Balance of trade Year Balance of Payment Year
($ billions) ($ billions) ($ billions) ($ billions)
MADAGASCAR *Petroleum products *Coffee 0.6407 2.755 -2.1143 2012 -0.554 2005
*Vanilla
*Shellfish
*Sugar
*Cotton cloth
*Chromite
SOMALIA *Livestock 0.5158 1.263 -0.7472 2010
*Bananas
*Hides
*Fish
*Charcoal
*Scrap metal
SEYCHELLES *Canned tuna *Cinnamon bark *Re-exporting 0.4933 0.8896 -0.3963 2012 -0.02 2012
*Frozen fish *Copra
RWANDA *Coffee 0.4513 1.559 -1.1077 2012 -0.821 2012
*Tea
*Hides
*Tin ore
ERITREA *Textiles *Sorghum *Small manufacturers 0.4348 1 -0.5652 2012 -0.01 2014
*Food *Livestock
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC *Timber *Diamonds 0.208 0.3324 -0.1244 2012 -0.13 2014
*Cotton
*Coffee
*Tobacco
CAPE VERDE *Fuel *Fish 0.184 0.902 -0.718 2012 -0.209 2012
*Shoes *Hides
*Garments
GUINEA-BISSAU *Sawn lumber *Cashew nuts 0.1398 0.237 -0.0972 2012 -0.04 2014
*Shrimp
*Peanuts
*Palm kernel
BURUNDI *Coffee 0.127 0.81 -0.683 2012 -0.255 2012
*Tea
*Sugar
*Hides
*Cotton
COUNTRY Processed goods Raw Materials Services Exports Imports Balance of trade Year Balance of Payment Year
($ billions) ($ billions) ($ billions) ($ billions)
GAMBIA *Peanut products *Fish *Re-exporting 0.1047 0.3603 -0.2556 2012 0.058 2012
*Cotton lint
*Palm kernels
DJIBOUTI *Hides and Skins *Re-exports 0.0871 0.5795 -0.4924 2012 -0.122 2012
*Coffee (in transit)
COMOROS *Vanilla 0.0196 0.208 -0.1884 2012 -0.08 2014
*Cloves
*Copra
*Ylang-ylang
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE *Palm oil *Cocoa 0.0117 0.1216 -0.1099 2012 -0.1 2012
*Copra
*Coffee
SOUTH SUDAN *Oil 1.2 2014

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)
  5. http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/BN.CAB.XOKA.CD (Balance of Payments)
  6. http://knoema.com/IMFWEO2013Oct/imf-world-economic-outlook-october-2013?country=1000310-central-african-republic (Current account balance)

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