Zimbabwe’s Top 10 Imports

Zimbabwe imported US$3.4 billion worth of goods from international suppliers in 2017, down -55.4% since 2013 and down -34.1% from 2016 to 2017. Zimbabwean imports represent a tiny 0.02% sliver of total global imports which totaled $16.054 trillion as of February 2018. From a continental perspective and using 2016 data, $2.7 billion or 52.7% of […]

Nigeria’s Top 10 Exports

A Western African nation surrounded by Benin, Chad, Cameroon and Niger, the Federal Republic of Nigeria shipped US$44.5 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -50.3% drop since 2013 but a 35.2% uptick from 2016 to 2017. From a continental perspective, well over a third (37.4%) of Nigerian […]

South Africa’s Top 10 Exports

The African continent’s southernmost country, the Republic of South Africa shipped US$89.5 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -5.9% drop since 2013 but a 20.8% gain from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, South Africa’s exported goods plus services represent […]

South Africa’s Top 10 Imports

The Republic of South Africa imported US$83.2 billion worth of goods from around the globe in 2017. That dollar value reflects a -19.5% decline over the 5-year period starting in 2013 but a 11.3% gain from 2016 to 2017. South African imports represent 0.5% of total global imports which totaled an estimated $16.054 trillion one […]

Zimbabwe’s Top 10 Exports

A landlocked nation in southern Africa, the Republic of Zimbabwe shipped an estimated US$2.1 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -40.9% downturn since 2013 and a -26.9% decrease from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Zimbabwe’s exported goods plus services […]

South Sudan’s Top 10 Exports

A landlocked nation deep inside northeast Africa, the Republic of South Sudan shipped US$1.4 billion worth of petroleum and other products around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount results from a -45.1% decline since 2013 and a -8.2% drop from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, South […]

Tanzania’s Top 10 Exports

A country on the southeast African coast bordering the Indian Ocean, Tanzania shipped an estimated US$3.2 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount results from a -28.1% decline since 2013 and a -33.1% drop from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Tanzania’s exported […]

Botswana’s Top 10 Exports

A landlocked nation in southern Africa, Botswana shipped US$4.9 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2017. That dollar amount reflects a -35.4% decline since 2013 and a -33.1% decrease from 2016 to 2017. Based on estimates from the Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook, Botswana’s exported goods plus services represent 54.1% of total Batswana […]