Top African Export Countries

Exports from Africa totaled US$476.6 billion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects an -11.3% drop since 2014 but a 12.8% year-over-year upturn from 2017 to 2018. In comparison, global exports from all countries worldwide equaled $19.228 trillion in 2018, rising 1.2% in value since 2014 and appreciating by 8.5% from 2017 to 2018. Africa’s exports […]

Uganda’s Top 10 Exports

A landlocked nation located in central eastern Africa, the Republic of Uganda shipped US$3.1 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 36.5% increase since 2014 and a 6.4% gain from 2017 to 2018. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Uganda’s exported goods plus services […]

Zimbabwe’s Top 10 Exports

A landlocked nation in southern Africa, the Republic of Zimbabwe shipped an estimated US$4 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 31.8% gain since 2014 and a 16% upturn from 2017 to 2018. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Zimbabwe’s exported goods plus services […]

Kenya’s Top 10 Imports

A country situated on Africa’s east-central coast and on the Equator, the Republic of Kenya’s imports totaled an estimated US$15.8 billion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a -13.9% decrease since 2014 and a -5.1% dip from 2017 to 2018. Based on 2017 data, top suppliers accounting for about two-thirds (67%) of Kenya’s international purchases […]

Ghana’s Top 10 Exports

A West African nation that shares its southern coastline with the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, the Republic of Ghana shipped US$17.1 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 35.2% increase from $12.6 billion during 2013 (no data for 2014) and a 19.1% uptick from 2017 to […]

Egypt’s Top 10 Imports

A Mediterranean country that connects Africa’s northeast corner with Asia’s southwest corner via the Sinai Peninsula’s land bridge, the Arab Republic of Egypt imported US$81 billion in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 13.5% increase since 2014 and a 22.1% uptick from 2017 to 2018. Top suppliers accounting for 57% of Egypt’s international purchases were: […]

Egypt’s Top 10 Exports

A transcontinental country that spans Africa’s northeast corner to Asia’s southwest corner via the Sinai Peninsula, the Arab Republic of Egypt shipped US$29.4 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 9.6% gain since 2014 and a 13.3% uptick from 2017 to 2018. Based on estimates from the Central […]

South Africa’s Top 10 Exports

The African continent’s southernmost country, the Republic of South Africa shipped US$94.4 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar amount reflects a 2% gain since 2014 and a 7% uptick from 2017 to 2018. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, South Africa’s exported goods plus services represent […]